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Old 04-23-2006, 09:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is there anything I should change on this system?
And is everything compatible?


Thanks for the help

The PC:

AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ / 2MB Cache / 2000MHz FSB / Socket 939 / Dual-Core / Processor with Fan
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...1-A64-4400%20E

Asus A8N 32-SLI-Deluxe NVIDIA Socket 939 ATX Motherboard / Audio / PCI Express / SLI / Dual Gigabit LAN / S/PDIF / USB 2.0 / Serial ATA / Dual RAID
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...Tab=0&NoMapp=0

ATI Radeon X1900 XT / 512MB GDDR3 / PCI Express / Dual DVI / VIVO / Video Card
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...Tab=0&NoMapp=0

Western Digital / Caviar SE / 250GB / 7200 / 8MB / ATA-100 / EIDE / OEM / Hard Drive
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...Tab=0&NoMapp=0

Ultra / X-Finity / 600-Watt / ATX / Dual 80mm Fan / SATA-Ready / SLI Ready / Black / Power Supply
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...Tab=0&NoMapp=0

Aspire Silver/Silver X-Plorer ATX Mid-Tower Case with Clear Side, Fan Controller, Front USB and Firewire Port
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...Tab=0&NoMapp=0

NEC ND3550A / 16x8x16x DVD+RW / 16x6x16x DVD-RW / 8x DVD+R DL / 6x DVD-R DL / 48x32x48x CD-RW / Black / Dual Layer / OEM DVD Burner with Software
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...Tab=0&NoMapp=0

Corsair TWINX Dual Channel 2048MB PC3200 DDR 400MHz Memory (2 x 1024MB)
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...Tab=0&NoMapp=0


Total: CND$2,588.12 including taxes and shipment (2,275.67 US dollars)
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Very nice PC. Yes, everything is compatible. That rig is gonna kick a$$ playing games.
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Old 04-23-2006, 09:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Get Value RAM instead, and an opteron 165.
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Get Value RAM instead, and an opteron 165.
if he can afford good ram then he should go with it in case he ever oc's. and if you get the 165 your gonna OC it, so why not keep the ram he has?
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Unless you're building this rig, in order to oc dont get teh opty 165. If you just want to some mild ocing just keep the x2 4400+. It'll keep you very satisfied until you decide its time to oc.
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