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Old 07-10-2006, 10:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey everyone I am trying to configure a good PC what do you guys think of this?

Case: Antec Performance I P180 Silver 0.8 cole rolled steel for durability through the majority of chassis, 1.0mm cold rolled steel around the 4x HDD Area ATX mid Tower Computer Case - Retail -$124.99-

Motherboard: MSI K9N Platinum Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 570 Ultra MCP ATX AMD motherboard - Retail -$108.99-

CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Windsor 2000MHz HT Socket AM2 Processor Model ADA3800IAA5CU - Retail -$297.00-

Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KSRTL 250GB 270 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - retail -$119.99-

Video Card: XFX PV-T73G-UDF3 Geforce 7600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail -$173.99-

Power Supply: Antec TRUEPOPWERII TPII-550 ATX12V 550W Power Supply - Retail -$89.99-

Sound Card: Creative Sound Blaster Audigy2 ZS SB0350 7.1 Channels 24-bit 192KHz PCI Interface Sound Card - OEM -$64.99-

Oppreating system: Microsoft Windows XP Home With SP2 - OEM -$87.99-

Memmory: CORSAIR XMS2 2 GB ( 2 x 1GB ) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM Unbuffered DDR2 675 ( PC2 5400 ) System Memory - Retail -$168.00-

how dose that look? and what do you guys reccomend for wireless internet? and a moniter? I am trying to keep the cost as low as possible, so what do you think?

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What else are you planning to do with the PC? Video and Audio editing? Gaming? Or just surfing the web?

Ditch the sound card. The motherboard's integrated audio will be fine.

G-Skill 1GB stick of RAM - $69. Good reviews, buy 2 if you want. But i think 1GB is plenty.

Samsung SpinPoint 250GB 3.0GB/s SATA HD $72.99

BenQ 16X DVD Burner $30. Unless you need LightScribe, then this is an awesome deal

Logitech Office Keyboard - $7

Microsoft Comfort Mouse - $15

Acer 19" Widescreen LCD Monitor 8MS - $186

D-Link DI-624 Wireless Router - $26

Airnet 108MB/s Wireless PCI Card - $13

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$1300 including everything.

What is your price point? What are you using your PC for? More importantly, does everything look OK?
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Old 07-11-2006, 02:06 AM   #4 (permalink)
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talldude you forgot the floppy drive, video capture card, computer desk, office suite, physX card, case fans, twist ties, and other components vital to the functioning of a computer.
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well like everyone is saying wait a couple weeks for the prices to drop on the x2's. and I dont know why he would need a desk.? are you building a pc to replace an existing one or just starting over?

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Originally posted by aliasaid
talldude you forgot the floppy drive, video capture card, computer desk, office suite, physX card, case fans, twist ties, and other components vital to the functioning of a computer.
Lawl...floppy drive? Who still uses a floppy drive?

You don't really need any of those for new computer. Maybe fans, but nothing else.

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Floppy what?

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