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Old 11-14-2005, 01:40 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Well check out some of the cases here,
http://www.sundialmicro.com/Tower-Co...ases_1689.html

They have alot of really nice full tower and server towercases

This is mine, I love it, nice and sleak.
http://www.sundialmicro.com/silverst..._1704_356.html
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Old 11-14-2005, 03:28 PM   #22 (permalink)
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o nvm on my last post...found 7800GTX 512mb on newegg for $749 (!!)
i thought it will be little cheaper
do u think its really worth it?
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ok i made a list of parts that i should get here....
pls let me know if u think of any improvement or changes i should make.
1 thing im not sure about is the HD..do i really need 10000rpm drive for it?
i was thinking to put OS on 10000rpm drive and others for mass storage.
mb i should go for 2x7200rpm drives. and for the case i read this silver kandolf is good.
but mb if anybody know better 1s...let me know..

AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Dual Core Processor - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103544
$787

ZALMAN CNPS9500 LED 92mm 2 Ball Blue LED Light Cooling Fan/Heatsink - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118223
$68.99

DFI LANPARTY nF4 SLI-DR ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136151
$196

OCZ Titanium 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Dual Channel Kit System Memory - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227056
$303.41

eVGA Geforce 7800GTX 512-P2-N545 Video Card - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130259
$749

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic Sound Card - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102188
$117.50

NEC Black IDE DVD Burner Model ND-3540A - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827152047
$40.99

Microsoft Windows XP Professional With SP2 With Multilingual Single Pack - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16837102071
$154.95

OCZ OCZ600ADJSLI 600W Power Supply - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817711001
$209.99

Western Digital Raptor WD740GD 74GB 10,000 RPM 8MB Cache Serial ATA150 Hard Drive
- OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144160
$161

Western Digital Caviar RE WD2500SD 250GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144179
$112.21

Thermaltake Kandalf VA9000SWA Silver Chassis: 1.0mm Aluminum, Front Bezel: Aluminum
ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133153
$229

Total 3130.04
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all rite, nice choices, just one thing, save urself 50 bucks, the 7800GTX 512mb is 699 at monarch computers

http://www.monarchcomputer.com/Merch...ct_Code=190348
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and ste, dont be an idiot and recommend the 850 watter from PC P&P, total waste of money for $499, he is NEVER going to need that with his system
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great thx for all ur help...now i have to build this thing...im pretty sure i need some help for that..so ill post some later when i get all the parts...

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and ste, dont be an idiot and recommend the 850 watter from PC P&P, total waste of money for $499, he is NEVER going to need that with his system

So your saying that if he upgrades to, 4 X 2 cold cathode lights, 10 200GBS HD's in raid 0, 4-8 DVD/CD burners, maybe a pelit or 2, he won't need that PC one I showed.

Highly unlikly but possible. Anything is possible and don't call anyone an idiot, Mr, ive only got 190 posts and feel like I know everything.
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So your saying that if he upgrades to, 4 X 2 cold cathode lights, 10 200GBS HD's in raid 0, 4-8 DVD/CD burners, maybe a pelit or 2, he won't need that PC one I showed.

Highly unlikly but possible. Anything is possible and don't call anyone an idiot, Mr, ive only got 190 posts and feel like I know everything.
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ummm...all ur comments r very helpful but pls don start any flame war here...
noone is stupid or dumbass...just a thought about the **** power supply it is..
and someone who has more knowledge about copmputer hardware doesn mean hes a smarter than any1...just be friendly and dont be so childish here pls..this is just a place to exchange some thoughts and knowledge about..well..computer..not the place to prove urself better or smarter than other..
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Talking First build!!

yes its done.....actually...almost..
its missing vcard...
other than that, i guess its done..im gettin the vcard next week. (cant wait..)
so this is my first build and first windows PC.
i wanted to get a gamin PC w good components and playable w/o OC (for now) and lasts long. and in the future ill OC if i want to...
that was my plan so this is i think its good for that..(well, better be good..)
+ i mistakenly ordered OCZ Titanium ram instead of Gold..looks like titanium is very optimized at stock frequency..so i wanna keep it that way for now..
Ill OC in the future just to see how this ram goes tho..
(well...when i become comfortable OC stuff)
i hope this machine will last for 4~5 years? w some upgrades..in btw.
i want to get every penny worth from this...(not like some rich kids whos daddy pays for it..)
and ill put as less apps as possible and make it dedicated gaming rig.
i do all my work and everything else on my mac.

so here it is...no mods or anything...just plain good components.
(look sig for spec)<-------im so broke....


this is the front side. i flipped the blinking "THERMALTAKE" logo...looks better..
i should have gotten some nice Lian-Li case...but its good enough and HUGE enough to work around for first time builder.



back and front side. front has 2x12" in-take fan and all silver finish.



zalman9500 heatsink. mb i shouldnt used the stock thermal paste..but o well..







and lets hope i can tweak this in right way...cuz i have NOT A CLUE about bios or even WINDOWS...last time ive even seen windows is 98..lol
im pretty sure ill need some help later...
and ill post more pics when i get the vcard and mb show u LEDs too...
thanks for all ur help. (and wish me it boots..)
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