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Old 12-18-2005, 10:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I was thinking about next summer building a new pc. My computer I have now runs pretty darn good (Its can play Guild Wars, Battle Field, FEAR on medium) but I think im gonna need a new one by next summer.

this is what I sumed up together, is it a good deal?

GIGABYTE GA-K8N Pro-SLI ATX AMD Motherboard - $106.00
AMD Athlon 64 3200+ 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Processor - $174.00
XION Ultimate Engineering XON-002 Black/Silver Computer Case With Side Panel Window - $64.00
Western Digital Caviar SE 250GB 3.5" Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - $99.00
LITE-ON Black IDE Combo Drive Model SOHC-5236V BK RTL - $29.00
PNY Geforce 6800 VCG68128XWB Video Card - $184.00
CORSAIR XMS 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Dual Channel Kit System Memory - 99.00

Total = 755$

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Old 12-18-2005, 10:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I've heard that Corsair XMS isn't all it's cracked up to be, and that if you want to OC, you should spring for some OCZ.


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Old 12-18-2005, 10:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The PSU comes with the Case.
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Old 12-18-2005, 10:41 AM   #4 (permalink)
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what're current specs on your pc right now
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Old 12-18-2005, 11:03 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I've got 2 gig xms in my rig and its working great. not a heavy overclocker (only 15% or so) but have had no issues
3700+ sandiego core
chaintech vnf4 ultra
evga 7800gt
2x1 gig corsair xms
antec tpII 550
80 gig hitachi sata2
win xp pro sp2
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Old 12-18-2005, 11:13 AM   #6 (permalink)
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My current comp. specs are:

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600)

Language: English (Regional Setting: English)

System Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corperation

System Model: Dimension 2400

BIOS: Pheonix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A05

Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.88Ghz, ~2.8Ghz

Memory: 638MB RAM

Page file: 270MB used, 1290MB Available

DirectX Version: 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)

Nvidia FX 5500 GPU 256MB OC (I only have PCI slots)

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