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Old 08-02-2007, 05:52 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Ok, scratch that, I really like this computer.

Brand iBUYPOWER
Model Gamer-955i
Recommended Usage Gaming
Processor Intel Coe 2 Duo E6600(2.40GHz)
Processor Main Features 64 bit Dual Core Processor
Cache Per Processor 4MB
Memory 2GB DDR2 800
Hard Drive 320GB SATA
Optical Drive 1 18X DL DVD+/-RW Drive
Optical Drive 2 16X DVD ROM
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTS 640MB Video Card
Audio Realtek ALC850 7.1 Channel Surround Sound
Ethernet Gigabit LAN
Wireless Card Wireless 802.11g PCI Card
Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium
Software Included MS Office 2007 60-Day Trial
Special Features Eagletech Viper Gaming Tower
Motherboard
Chipset Intel P965
Motherboard Name MSI P965 Neo-F Mainboard
CPU
CPU Type Core 2 Duo
Installed Qty 1
CPU FSB 1066MHz
CPU Speed E6600(2.4GHz)
L2 Cache Per CPU 4MB
CPU Socket Type LGA 775
CPU Main Features 64 bit Dual Core Processor
Graphics
GPU/VPU Type NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTS
Graphics Interface PCI Express x16
Memory
Memory Capacity 2GB DDR
Memory Speed DDR2 800
Memory Spec 1GB x 2
Memory Slots (Available/Total) 2/4
Maximum Memory Supported 8GB
Hard Drive
HD Capacity 320GB
HD Interface SATA
HD RPM 7200rpm
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Optical Drive Spec 18X DL DVD+/-RW Drive
Optical Drive 2
Optical Drive 2 Type 16X DVD-ROM
Audio
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC850
Audio Channels 8 channels
Communications
LAN Chipset Integrated
LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
WLAN 802.11g Wireless LAN
Front Panel Ports
Front USB 2
Front Audio Ports 2
Back Panel Ports
COM 1
LPT 1
PS/2 2
VGA 2 DVI
TV Out 1
Rear USB 4
RJ45 1 port
Rear Audio Ports 6 ports

It's got everything you guys recommended. And its around my price range.
$1,594.99

Plus the looks are sweet!



Sorry it would have been easier if i just pasted the link..

Newegg.com - iBUYPOWER Gamer-955i Core 2 Duo E6600(2.4GHz) 2GB DDR 320GB NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTS Windows Vista Home Premium - Retail
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Old 08-02-2007, 06:09 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Ok, scratch that, I really like this computer.

Brand iBUYPOWER
Model Gamer-955i
Recommended Usage Gaming
Processor Intel Coe 2 Duo E6600(2.40GHz)
Processor Main Features 64 bit Dual Core Processor
Cache Per Processor 4MB
Memory 2GB DDR2 800
Hard Drive 320GB SATA
Optical Drive 1 18X DL DVD+/-RW Drive
Optical Drive 2 16X DVD ROM
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTS 640MB Video Card
Audio Realtek ALC850 7.1 Channel Surround Sound
Ethernet Gigabit LAN
Wireless Card Wireless 802.11g PCI Card
Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium
Software Included MS Office 2007 60-Day Trial
Special Features Eagletech Viper Gaming Tower
Motherboard
Chipset Intel P965
Motherboard Name MSI P965 Neo-F Mainboard
CPU
CPU Type Core 2 Duo
Installed Qty 1
CPU FSB 1066MHz
CPU Speed E6600(2.4GHz)
L2 Cache Per CPU 4MB
CPU Socket Type LGA 775
CPU Main Features 64 bit Dual Core Processor
Graphics
GPU/VPU Type NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTS
Graphics Interface PCI Express x16
Memory
Memory Capacity 2GB DDR
Memory Speed DDR2 800
Memory Spec 1GB x 2
Memory Slots (Available/Total) 2/4
Maximum Memory Supported 8GB
Hard Drive
HD Capacity 320GB
HD Interface SATA
HD RPM 7200rpm
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVDĪRW
Optical Drive Spec 18X DL DVD+/-RW Drive
Optical Drive 2
Optical Drive 2 Type 16X DVD-ROM
Audio
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC850
Audio Channels 8 channels
Communications
LAN Chipset Integrated
LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
WLAN 802.11g Wireless LAN
Front Panel Ports
Front USB 2
Front Audio Ports 2
Back Panel Ports
COM 1
LPT 1
PS/2 2
VGA 2 DVI
TV Out 1
Rear USB 4
RJ45 1 port
Rear Audio Ports 6 ports

It's got everything you guys recommended. And its around my price range.
$1,594.99

Plus the looks are sweet!



Sorry it would have been easier if i just pasted the link..

Newegg.com - iBUYPOWER Gamer-955i Core 2 Duo E6600(2.4GHz) 2GB DDR 320GB NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTS Windows Vista Home Premium - Retail
sry to burst ur bubble, but newegg doesn't ship to canada
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Old 08-02-2007, 06:17 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Darn... Time to google search in Canada. Anyways is that computer good?
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Darn... Time to google search in Canada. Anyways is that computer good?
it is... but u can build that for around 1100$
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Well, I don't understand how you can "build" it for that much, where do you find all this stuff, and with compatibility issues?
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Well, I don't understand how you can "build" it for that much, where do you find all this stuff, and with compatibility issues?
nowhere really, i just know it
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:11 PM   #27 (permalink)
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After allot of thinking and confusing searching on NCIX, I think I've tried to make a computer i would actually look into seriously.

Xion XION2-SL Silver ATX Mid Tower Case 4X5.25 2X3.5 5X3.5INT 2X120MM Fans 450W W/ LED Fans & Window
Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro LGA775 2500RPM 45CFM
EVGA Nforce 680I SLI LGA775 Conroe ATX DDR2 2PCI-E16 2PCI SATA2 Sound GBLAN 1394 Motherboard
Crucial Ballistix Tracer DDR2 PC2-8500 2GB 2X1GB DDR2-1066 CL5-5-5-15 Dual Channel Memory Kit W/ LED
Samsung SH-S182 DVD+RW 18X8X16 DVD-RW 18X6X16 DL-8X DVD Writer IDE Lightscribe Black OEM W/ Software
EVGA E-GEFORCE 8800GTS 500MHZ 320MB 1.6GHZ GDDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I HDTV HDCP DIRECTX10 Video Card
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Quad Core Processor LGA775 Kentsfield 2.40GHZ 1066FSB 8MB Retail Box

Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition 32BIT DVD OEM
LG L194WTX-BF 19IN Widescreen LCD Black 5MS 1440X900 2000:1 300CD/M2 VGA DVI-D F-ENGINE Monitor
Logitech MX518 GAMING-GRADE Optical Mouse 1600-DPI USB SILVER-BLACK
Saitek Eclipse Keyboard Black USB W/ 104 Silver Key & Blue LED Key Illumination

$1,755.61
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i've changed the motherboard, it is now a
ASUS Crosshair ATX AM2 Nforce 590 SLI DDR2 2PCI-E16 PCI-E4 3PCI SATA2 GBLAN 1394 Sound Motherboard

And the price is now $1,763.91 CND
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i've changed the motherboard, it is now a
ASUS Crosshair ATX AM2 Nforce 590 SLI DDR2 2PCI-E16 PCI-E4 3PCI SATA2 GBLAN 1394 Sound Motherboard

And the price is now $1,763.91 CND
thats an amd board, u need a socket 775
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:55 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Ok, i guess the Quad wont work with that then. How about this?
ECS Nforce 680I SLI LGA775 Conroe ATX DDR2 3PCI-E16 2PCI SATA2 RAID Sound GBLAN 1394 Motherboard

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Anyone else can throw their suggestions in also! Vernong has been alot of help for me.
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