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Old 06-07-2005, 07:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok my friend loves to game. He is awating bf2 and wants to upgrade his pc so he can play it. When he gave me the specs and said it was from 2001 i said forget it build one. He said he didnt know how and asked if i could and i know how so i will. Ive made some good rigs up before but because you guys know almost everything i was asking what is the best build for 1500 bucks. He said he loves gaming so i figured amd and he wants the best graphics so i thought sli unless you guys think otherwise just he loves to game.GAME,GAME,GAME. Lol
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Old 06-07-2005, 07:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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NOOOOOOOOOO SLIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII
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ok then whats a good system
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3500+ Venice or p4 640
DFI nforce4 Ultra
geforce 6800 gt Leadtek or radeon x850 xt sapphire
512mb x2 corsair or ocz pc-3200, 2-2-2-5
ocz 520w power supply
nec dvd burner
2 X80gb seagate 7200.7 ncq raid 0 or raid 1 (user preference)
zalman 7700-cu or 7000-cu led cooler
sound blaster audigy 2 zs

just some basics
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Antec True 480W------------------------------Thermaltake Silent PurePower 680W
Zalman 5.1 Headphones----------------------Zalman 5.1 Headphones
Zalman High Sensitivity Microphone----------Zalman High Sensitivity Microphone
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might go over, dunno

3000+ venice
dfi lanparty ultra-d
80gb sata hdd
1 gig of twinmos ram
nec 3510A dvd-rw
OCZ powerstream 520W
case
the new 7800GTX//R520 core gpu gfx card (or eVGA 6800GT if he can't wait)
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for around that i would look at gettings a:

3200 AMD 64 (venice)
DFI nforce4 ultra motherboard
EVGA 6800GT
1 gig of memory (ddr400) value would do if not gonna overclock.
any case you like look off
a nice hard drive. think 160 or 200gig would do. get a SATA one though.

thats a nice rig. not sure of exact price though, cos im over in UK and prices around abotu 50% higher over here :'(
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lol 3 very similar systems in the space of 3mins
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Might be over with the new video card, but with a 6800 gt I think you have plenty of budget left diablo.
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ASUS P4C800-E Deluxe-----------------------GIGABYTE K8NF4-9 NForce4 4X
512MBX2 Corsair XMS 2-2-2-5 PC-3200-----512MBX2 Corsair XMS 2-2-2-5 PC-3200
ATI RADEON X800 XT Platinum Edition-------ATI RADEON X800 XL
Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS----------Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
Western Digital Raptor 37GB 10K------------2X Western Digital SATA150 Caviar SE 80GB RAID 0
Antec True 480W------------------------------Thermaltake Silent PurePower 680W
Zalman 5.1 Headphones----------------------Zalman 5.1 Headphones
Zalman High Sensitivity Microphone----------Zalman High Sensitivity Microphone
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Somebody crunch some numbers because I think he can afford this stuff.
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Intel Stock CPU Cooler------------------------Zalman 7700-Cu
Idle: 51C---------------------------------------Idle: 21C
Load: 72C--------------------------------------Load: 28C
ASUS P4C800-E Deluxe-----------------------GIGABYTE K8NF4-9 NForce4 4X
512MBX2 Corsair XMS 2-2-2-5 PC-3200-----512MBX2 Corsair XMS 2-2-2-5 PC-3200
ATI RADEON X800 XT Platinum Edition-------ATI RADEON X800 XL
Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS----------Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
Western Digital Raptor 37GB 10K------------2X Western Digital SATA150 Caviar SE 80GB RAID 0
Antec True 480W------------------------------Thermaltake Silent PurePower 680W
Zalman 5.1 Headphones----------------------Zalman 5.1 Headphones
Zalman High Sensitivity Microphone----------Zalman High Sensitivity Microphone
Microsoft Multimedia Keyboard 1.0A----------Logitech Media Keyboard
Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 4.0A---------Logitech MX510
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diablo 2, dale5605 and aj2003 what games do you play and what kind of fps do you get in games
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