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Old 01-10-2005, 11:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Recently I have decided to build a computer Specifically for Gaming. It appears I have chosen the right time to do this, with the upcoming release of the DFI LanParty NF4 SLI-DR. MasterJason (Thank you )has helped me come up with the following setup, of which has been tweaked a bit from the start. I just wanted opinions before I hit my bank hard :P


OS = Windows XP Pro

VIDEO = 2 * XFX GeForce 6800 GT 256MB DDR3
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatal...00_Series.html (@ Bottom)

CPU = AMD Athlon 64 FX55
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...=79188&_LOC=UK

MOBO = DFI LanParty NF4 SLI-DR
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/Socket_939.html

HDD #1 & #2 = 2 * Western Digital Raptor 74GB 10,000RPM
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...=55454&_LOC=UK

HDD #3 = Western Digital Caviar Special Edition 250GB
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatal...ital_sata.html

OPTICAL = Plexator DVD+/- 16x
http://www.komplett.co.uk/k/ki.asp?s...9-C615391841FE

PSU = OCZ PowerStream 600W
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/OCZ.html

CASE = CoolerMaster Stacker (Silver) (1/3rd of the way down)
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatal...Cases_126.html

CASE COOLING = Coolermaster Stacker 4in3 Device Module *1
Coolermaster Cross Flow Fan *1
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatal...ories_127.html

CoolerMaster Case Cooling Fan 80mm *2
http://www.savastore.com/productinfo...0&pid=45&tid=3

RAM = OCZ Platinum EL Dual Channel Kit 2x512MB
http://www.ebuyer.co.uk/customer/pro...duct_uid=66693



Well, that's it, not mentioning a sound card, floppy drive etc.

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Old 01-10-2005, 01:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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that thing will put you at about $3,000 us almost, w/o a monitor!!! a helluva nice computer though, whew
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If you're going to go through all that trouble...at least buy better RAM.
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If you're going to go through all that trouble...at least buy better RAM.
What dam ram is better than that.
That ram is one of the best in the world and made by a well known company.

It uses Samsungs TCCD chips which are one of the best memory types you can get out there along side bh5.

That ram can do 275Mhz with 222 timings.
Now what dam ram can you get better than that.

Dam Moja that system will be one of the best in the world im going to get the almost exact same thing as you.
If you don’t mind me asking what are you going to do with it.
Gaming or benching.

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post your bench tests here :P that would have to be the ultimate pc :P
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Old 01-10-2005, 03:24 PM   #6 (permalink)
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i would recommend

Corsair 1GB DDR XMS3200C2 Pro TwinX (2x512MB) CAS2

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/Corsair_XMS.html

im gettin my 2nd stick of it very soon to replace my rubbish generic oem c**p
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Well, in the same speed category you could go with some:

Patriot PDC1G3200+XBLK at $219.50
or
Mushkin Hi Perf LII V2 991357 at $233.00

Or if you want to move up a notch:

Crucial 512MB DDR PC3200 2-2-2-6 BL6464Z402 at $123 a stick, nice little bump there...

And of course, the higher you pay, the lower the latencies go.

The Crucials and the Patriots I've mentioned can be OC'd like crack-enduced lizards. Not to mention that what I've mentioned won't cost you as much, so you could plug in some more.
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The comps just for gaming, but i think the build is sound. I just decided i have never actually made a computer specifically for my needs, so what the heck!

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still i say the corsair is better than the ocz and the price shows this. and if the case ur gettin has a clear window on the side you can see how much of it your using,
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Dam Moja that system will be one of the best in the world im going to get the almost exact same thing as you.
Almost? :P What you chaging?

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