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Old 02-14-2006, 06:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Small Upgrade, About To order. Any Suggestions?

Hey there guys, im getting ready to order my parts for a partial build :P
Getting MOBO,CPU,Sound Card,RAM, and case and wondering what you guys think of the current build. Any suggestions are welcome...
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Mobo-- MSI K8N Neo4-F ATX;
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130491

CPU-- Amd Athlon 64 X2 3800+;
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...P=OTC-d3alt1me

SoundCard-- Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2;
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102179

RAM--G.SKILL 2GB (2x 1GB);
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231047

Case--COOLER MASTER Centurion 5
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119077


I'm already pretty set with the Case and Soundcard so i doubt i will change them unless you guys convince me I've had personal experince with both of them, thats why im so eager to get them...

I'm on a strict budget here so be kind :P
Can you think of anything else i would need besides a PSU,Optical drives,HDD, and Thermal Grease/Paste?

i have keyboard/monitor and stuff im just doing a slight upgrade from current which is horrible... dont bother asking me my specs...
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Are you going to be overclocking your CPU any? If so, you might want to look into an aftermarket HSF. Also, downsize your sig before a mod gets you.
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Old 02-14-2006, 07:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
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go for the opty 165 instead of the 3800
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only go for an opty if he plans on ocing and if you go ocing go for the dfi
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