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Old 08-02-2007, 05:27 PM   #11 (permalink)
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ok, Thanks, I configured one on NCIX and i'm wondering if this is good.

1 x PC ASSEMBLY AND TESTING (PRE-CONFIG OS IF PURCHASED)
1 x Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 Dual Core Processor LGA775 Conroe 2.33GHZ 1333FSB 4MB Retail
1 x Biostar P4M900MICRO775 mATX LGA775 DDR2 VIA P4M900 1PCI-E16 2PCI SATA Video Sound LAN Motherboard
2 x Corsair XMS2 TWIN2X2048-5400C4 2GB 2X1GB PC5400 DDR2-667 CL 4-4-4-12 240PIN Dual Channel Memory
1 x Gigabyte GeForce 8600GT OC 600MHZ 256MB GDDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I HDTV Out DIRECTX10 Passive Video Card
1 x Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro LGA775 2500RPM 45CFM
1 x Logisys CS-51WBK 51W Black 450W ATX Tower Case 4X5.25 2X3.5 5X3.5INT W/ Window
1 x Sparkle Power SPI ATX-400PN 400W ATX12V 20/24PIN Power Supply W/ 120MM Fan P4 AMD Ready OEM
1 x Seagate Barracuda 250GB 7200.10 8MB 8.5MS SATA2 NCQ Hard Drive
1 x LG GSA-H62N SATA DVD+RW 18X8X16 DVD-RW 18X6X16 DL 10X Black OEM DVD Writer W/ SW
1 x Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition 32BIT DVD OEM
1 x Creative Sound Blaster X-FI Xtreme Audio 24BIT Sound Card 7.1 PCI OEM
1 x Acer AL2216WBD 22IN Widescreen LCD Monitor Black 1680X1050 700:1 5MS VGA DVI-D Monitor
1 x Microsoft Halo 2 Vista OEM DVD PC Game English *with System Purchase Only*
1 x nGear Flash Card Reader 3.5IN Internal USB Black CF/SM/SD/MMC/MS/XD 18IN Cable Seperated Connectors
1 x Microsoft Digital Media Keyboard & Optical Mouse Combo Black PS/2 OEM *With System Only*
1 x Logitech X-230 2.1 Speaker System Black 32RMS 64W FDD2

Thats for $1,500.47
It is a good build ^^

However, it would better to change the video card to 8600GTS or 8800GTS 320MB if you are a gamer.......
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Old 08-02-2007, 05:29 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I like the look of this computer alot.

Yea... About that computer i don't really know what im doing, and i don't have a clue what you talking about. Sorry.
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how about u scratch and get these:

Intel:

Case - Thermaltake Armor or Antec 900 or Your choice...
Motherboard - Gigabyte P35-DS3R
CPU - Intel Core 2 Duo E6750
RAM - 2 x 1GB Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 CAS4
Graphics - EVGA 8800GTS 320MB
Power Supply - Corsair 520HX (From buy.com)
Hard Drive - Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB 16MB Cache
Optical Drive - Sony NEC Optiarc DVD Burner
Optional Aftermarket HSF - Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro (From svc.com)


AMD:

Case - Thermaltake Armor or Antec 900 or Your choice...
Motherboard - EVGA 590 SLI MCP
CPU - AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+
RAM - 2 x 1GB Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 CAS4
Graphics - EVGA 8800GTS 320MB
Power Supply - Corsair 520HX (From buy.com)
Hard Drive - Samsung Spinpoint 500GB HD 16MB Cache
Optical Drive - Sony NEC Optiarc DVD Burner
Optional Aftermarket HSF - Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro (From svc.com)

its what b1gapl usually recommends, try seeing if u can get these, with the monitor u have and Halo 2
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Intel build is much better

And you can change the CPU to E6550 if you want to save some money......
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It is a good build ^^

However, it would better to change the video card to 8600GTS or 8800GTS 320MB if you are a gamer.......

Well, in the configuration tables, it doesnt have a 8800GTS only the 8600GTS.

So i changed the video to that.
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how about u scratch and get these:

Intel:

Case - Thermaltake Armor or Antec 900 or Your choice...
Motherboard - Gigabyte P35-DS3R
CPU - Intel Core 2 Duo E6750
RAM - 2 x 1GB Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 CAS4
Graphics - EVGA 8800GTS 320MB
Power Supply - Corsair 520HX (From buy.com)
Hard Drive - Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB 16MB Cache
Optical Drive - Sony NEC Optiarc DVD Burner
Optional Aftermarket HSF - Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro (From svc.com)


AMD:

Case - Thermaltake Armor or Antec 900 or Your choice...
Motherboard - EVGA 590 SLI MCP
CPU - AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+
RAM - 2 x 1GB Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 CAS4
Graphics - EVGA 8800GTS 320MB
Power Supply - Corsair 520HX (From buy.com)
Hard Drive - Samsung Spinpoint 500GB HD 16MB Cache
Optical Drive - Sony NEC Optiarc DVD Burner
Optional Aftermarket HSF - Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro (From svc.com)

its what b1gapl usually recommends, try seeing if u can get these, with the monitor u have and Halo 2

What website did you do this on? What does the case look like?(Yes it's important to me :laughing: ) I like the red case that i have a picture of.

How much would the Intel build cost?
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What website did you do this on? What does the case look like?(Yes it's important to me :laughing: ) I like the red case that i have a picture of.

How much would the Intel build cost?
1200USD, but i used newegg, which is a US site, but u can save a bit by using the case u have now, then get the e6550 like u have now, the svc.com for the af7
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1 x PC ASSEMBLY AND TESTING (PRE-CONFIG OS IF PURCHASED)
1 x Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 Dual Core Processor LGA775 Conroe 2.33GHZ 1333FSB 4MB Retail
1 x Biostar P4M900MICRO775 mATX LGA775 DDR2 VIA P4M900 1PCI-E16 2PCI SATA Video Sound LAN Motherboard
1 x Corsair XMS2 TWIN2X2048-5400C4 2GB 2X1GB PC5400 DDR2-667 CL 4-4-4-12 240PIN Dual Channel Memory
1 x EVGA E-GEFORCE 8600 GTS 675MHZ 256MB 2.0GHZ GDDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I HDTV Out DIRECTX10 Video Card
1 x Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro LGA775 2500RPM 45CFM
1 x Logisys CS-51WBK 51W Black 450W ATX Tower Case 4X5.25 2X3.5 5X3.5INT W/ Window
1 x Sparkle Power SPI ATX-400PN 400W ATX12V 20/24PIN Power Supply W/ 120MM Fan P4 AMD Ready OEM
1 x Seagate Barracuda 250GB 7200.10 8MB 8.5MS SATA2 NCQ Hard Drive
1 x LG GSA-H62N SATA DVD+RW 18X8X16 DVD-RW 18X6X16 DL 10X Black OEM DVD Writer W/ SW
1 x Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition 32BIT DVD OEM
1 x Creative Sound Blaster X-FI Xtreme Audio 24BIT Sound Card 7.1 PCI OEM
1 x Acer AL2216WBD 22IN Widescreen LCD Monitor Black 1680X1050 700:1 5MS VGA DVI-D Monitor
1 x Microsoft Halo 2 Vista OEM DVD PC Game English *with System Purchase Only*
1 x nGear Flash Card Reader 3.5IN Internal USB Black CF/SM/SD/MMC/MS/XD 18IN Cable Seperated Connectors
1 x Microsoft Digital Media Keyboard & Optical Mouse Combo Black PS/2 OEM *With System Only*
1 x Logitech X-230 2.1 Speaker System Black 32RMS 64W FDD2

$1,472.90

I dont know what it did but it made it cheaper.

Ok, im learning a little more. I read that QUAD processors are very good. Got anything to say?
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1 x PC ASSEMBLY AND TESTING (PRE-CONFIG OS IF PURCHASED)
1 x Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 Dual Core Processor LGA775 Conroe 2.33GHZ 1333FSB 4MB Retail
1 x Biostar P4M900MICRO775 mATX LGA775 DDR2 VIA P4M900 1PCI-E16 2PCI SATA Video Sound LAN Motherboard
1 x Corsair XMS2 TWIN2X2048-5400C4 2GB 2X1GB PC5400 DDR2-667 CL 4-4-4-12 240PIN Dual Channel Memory
1 x EVGA E-GEFORCE 8600 GTS 675MHZ 256MB 2.0GHZ GDDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I HDTV Out DIRECTX10 Video Card
1 x Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro LGA775 2500RPM 45CFM
1 x Logisys CS-51WBK 51W Black 450W ATX Tower Case 4X5.25 2X3.5 5X3.5INT W/ Window
1 x Sparkle Power SPI ATX-400PN 400W ATX12V 20/24PIN Power Supply W/ 120MM Fan P4 AMD Ready OEM
1 x Seagate Barracuda 250GB 7200.10 8MB 8.5MS SATA2 NCQ Hard Drive
1 x LG GSA-H62N SATA DVD+RW 18X8X16 DVD-RW 18X6X16 DL 10X Black OEM DVD Writer W/ SW
1 x Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition 32BIT DVD OEM
1 x Creative Sound Blaster X-FI Xtreme Audio 24BIT Sound Card 7.1 PCI OEM
1 x Acer AL2216WBD 22IN Widescreen LCD Monitor Black 1680X1050 700:1 5MS VGA DVI-D Monitor
1 x Microsoft Halo 2 Vista OEM DVD PC Game English *with System Purchase Only*
1 x nGear Flash Card Reader 3.5IN Internal USB Black CF/SM/SD/MMC/MS/XD 18IN Cable Seperated Connectors
1 x Microsoft Digital Media Keyboard & Optical Mouse Combo Black PS/2 OEM *With System Only*
1 x Logitech X-230 2.1 Speaker System Black 32RMS 64W FDD2

$1,472.90

I dont know what it did but it made it cheaper.

Ok, im learning a little more. I read that QUAD processors are very good. Got anything to say?
ya what it did was it took out one of ur xms2 ram's
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quad-cores are nice.. but i don't think i can fit em' in ur budget
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