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Old 11-06-2005, 07:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Cooler Master Praetorian 730 Aluminum Mid-Tower Case $165

Antec True Power 2 550 SLI ATX 2.01 550W Power Supply $135

Asus A8n32 Deluxe Mobo $220

Lian Li BS-01 Aluminum Blower Set for PC-V1000/V2000 $25

AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ Dual-Core 1MB Per Core 90nm $480

Zalman CNPS7000B-AlCu Silent CPU Cooling Kit $46

2x 1 GB (2 pcs 512) DDR (400) PC-3200 OCZ Gold $268

2x Western Digital 74 GB SATA 10K Rapto $350

Plextor PX-716AL 6x-DVD+R DL 16x8x16x-DVD±RW $160

2x eVGA GeForce 7800 GT CO 256MB $716

Sony 1.44MB 3.5" (Black) Floppy Drive $20

Thats pretty much it can I get some advice on getting the 2x OCZ platinum 1024 or what I have up there, 2x OCZ Gold 2x(512)=2Gbs

I was also looking at this PSU is it any good?
http://www.monarchcomputer.com/Merch...ct_Code=100122

If you have any opinion on my setup please tell me what you think? If it needs improvement please tell me. Thanks
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Old 11-06-2005, 07:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I suggest a different motherboard, such as this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136151

I don't recommend sli 7800gt, as it wont increase your performance as you probably expect it to be.
I'd say just get one, and put the money to something else, but that's just my opinion.

Great set up otherwise, going to be a beast.
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Why is the dfi mobo better than mine? Everyone I talk to says that mobo but why?
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Rumor has it that ASUS boards are buggy with AMD processors. Asus tends to 'concentrate' on intel products more. I think they're also a little ATI biased. The quality is there, but it's kinda buggy.

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plus DFI has more stable overclocking
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Because although the asus may have more appealing features, the dfi offers better quality. Not to say it lacks on features, either.
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if you dont want to OC like DFI you can always go MSI
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wow, this is almost like a pattern. Someone wants a rating on their computer, and PZEROFGH recommends MSI as an option... haha... I'm just messin with you, but do get amusement out of it.

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but everythread i go to, everyone is like GET DFI WTF ARE YOU DOING GET DFI MAN DFI NF4 uTLRA-D IS THE WAY TO GO
sapiodfhaspoe;fljh;oaseifhqp93oitjaw;lksfh [asdifo and DFI!

not in this case but if someone is getting valueselect ram why are you recommending a DFI board LOL
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Yeah I know, that's why I recommended the DFI. I'm going to buy value select and taking your advice and going with the msi k8n neo4-f
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