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Old 04-02-2004, 04:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My friend is building me a comp, and I think it is pretty good. I would like some input, though, as to whether I can get some stuff cheaper or better. Thanks.

Case: Antec Sonata $111

MB: Asus p4p800 $109

Proc: pentium 4 2.4c w/ HT $162

HD: Wd SE 80gb model wd800JB $74

Memory: Kingston HyperX 184 pin 512MB PC-2700 $107

CD Drive: Lite On Black 52x32x52x Cd-Rw Drive Model ltr-52327s, Oem
$37

Floppy: Black Samsung from me 5$

Video Card: Asus Geforce FX5900 Model V9950 $261

Windows XP Home: $95

Keyboard: Aopen KB-858 $11

Modem: Archtek Smartlink 56k Model 5634PRS $16

Moniter: Viewsonic E70FB 17" $150

OK, this should be everything cept the mouse and speakers.......you can
pick
some speakers out at a walmart or something....or hook up some old ones
for
the time being.....
Grand Total as of 04/01/04 is : $1138
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Old 04-02-2004, 04:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Prices are okay.

www.newegg.com has great prices as well, maybe build the same there and see where the price falls in comparison.
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i don't see a power supply...does one come bundled with the case? usually you should research case/ps bundles because they tend to be low quality
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My Enlight case came with a 300w power supply, and it works nicely. The only thing I see wrong with this setup is the western digital hard drive. I hate that brand. I say get Seagate.
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Video is way too overpriced.Video Card: Asus Geforce FX5900 Model V9950 $261
Try ATI
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