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Old 12-15-2006, 04:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys,
I'm upgrading from the current spec that's in my sig. The computer will be used for multimedia, lots of gaming and just the usual stuff.


Gigabyte 965P-S3 Conroe Motherboard = $169

Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 Processor = $305 (E6600 = +144)

256mb 7950GT = $355

1gb Kit Corsair DDR2 667 5300 = $173

Total Price = $1002


*NOTE ALL PRICES ARE IN AUD*

Any changes that should be made?
Note I have a budget of about $1200 at max.
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Old 12-15-2006, 04:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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instead of getting a kit, which I'm assuming, will be 2x512MB, get a single 1GB stick so you can upgrade later... but the rest looks good
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Old 12-15-2006, 04:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah I'm getting a 8800GTS probs in about a month or two... Depending on what ATI bring out in the coming months. Anybody else have any other suggestions?
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