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Old 09-05-2004, 04:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well the thing is, my friend heard that i am building a computer so he wants me to build him one too. He is rich and he wants the best of the best. He has an 8k budget. He wants speakers and a monitor as well. Can u guys please help cause i dont know what to choose.

I also get 300 bucks for building it. $$$$$$ $$$$
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Old 09-05-2004, 04:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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WOW!! i am building that in my mind right now!
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get the Nvidia 6800
a nice 21" CRT monitor
don't know much about mobo's, but DFI and Abit are good for OC'ing
Get some really expensive SCSI HD's and put them in RAID0
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damn.. lemme think it out a bit, but 8k.. just get the best of the best. u can even go alienware..
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yea scsi hds, good choice, i dont usually recommedn them cuz they $$, hehe. as of the dfi, they are for athlon xps mostly. for a 64 bit athlon, get an asus. the proc get a fx 53. 6800 ultra for gfx. 2 gig xms ram.. hmm 21 crt if he got space, or a flat then
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Get the GeForce 6800 Ultra Extreme Edition, AMD FX-53, one of those Raptor SCSI hard drives, 21" flat CRT (preferably Sony), ahh, I wish I was in his place...
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can he wait a while?

AMD FX-53
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Logitech MX1000 Laser and good keyboard

i think that shold be around $8000 . . . maybe a little less

oh plus you need a kick@$$ case and psu
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yeah i was thinking of gettting him a 20.1 inch LCD Monitor from Samnsung.
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personally I wouldn'get a LCD, but I would get 4gig of XMS and I heard Abit's are better in OC'ing than Asus

also get the new Logitech laser mouse
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he said to take my time so i got at least 3 months

and can u explain to me about the 2x 6800?
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