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Old 12-25-2003, 04:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default building a new p.c. let me know what you think

okay got some christmas money and have about 500 or so to spend. heres what im getting so far

-Aspire(Turbo Case)X-Dreamer Black Mid-Tower Case with 350W Power
-PANASONIC JU-256A-198P Black 3.5inch Floppy Disk Drive
-Corsair XMS Extreme Memory Speed Series 184 Pin 512MB DDR PC-3200 - OEM
-Asus nForce2 Ultra 400 Chipset Motherboard for AMD Socket A CPU, Model "A7N8X-X
-AMD Athlon XP 2600+ "Barton", 333MHz FSB, 512K Cache Processor - OEM
-PowerColor R96-D3G ATI R9600Pro 256MB DDR 8X AGP Video Card

what do you guys think? anything you wouldn't go with because of not being compatable, etc.. thanks in advance.

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Old 12-25-2003, 10:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks pretty solid. P-IV or AMD is your choice. There are good arguments for both. I wouldn't compensate and go with on board memory when given the choice of a good video card. There are a lot of good, solid, fast systems built on the AMD and the Axus motherboard. That is the Deluxe board you are going to use, correct?
3 different OS, so yep I\'m confused.
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