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Old 05-19-2004, 07:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This is from newegg.com

ASPIRE X-Alien Steel Blue Server Case with Side Window with 420W Power Supply, Model "ATXA1AW/420"

Arctic Silver Premium Silver Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound, Model "Arctic Silver 5", 3.5-gram( 1 cc. ) tube

Thermaltake SILENT BOOST Highest Performance Cooler for AMD AthlonXP up to 3400+ -RETAIL

NEC 1.44MB Black Internal Floppy Drive, OEM

ABIT "NF7-S" nForce2 Chipset Motherboard for AMD Socket A CPU -RETAIL

AMD Mobile Athlon XP 2400+, 266FSB, 512K Cache - OEM

SAPPHIRE ATI RADEON 9800 PRO Video Card, 128MB DDR, 256-bit, DVI/TV-Out, 8X AGP -BULK

Mushkin 184 Pin 512MB DDR PC-3200 - Retail

total is $ 586.46 (with shipping which is $4.00)

is there anything that i can do to lower the price a bit (cool case and good psu yet a bit cheaper), so that i have a better chance of my dad buying it?
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Old 05-19-2004, 08:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, that is a good PC.

Sadly, much better than mine.

(Although I am getting the Radeon 9800 Pro for my birthday, haha!)
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lol, i just hope i can get this (my bday is coming up on the 25th of june

i ordered a dell which should arrive on sunday but im gonna return it so i can get this pc, how long do you think it would take for dell to refund my money? because the faster i get the money back the faster i can have my new pc
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Old 05-21-2004, 04:31 PM   #4 (permalink)
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U'LL get ur money back by ur birthday i guess. (And DELL pc's r crap, my school has them and they brake evry dam month) - lol

Nice pc u buyin by the way (better then myne, my pc is for gamin too can u believe it!!!)
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What i want to get is

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...144-042&depa=0

with a sparkle psuhttp://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...103-420&depa=0

but if i dont have enough money for that, i will have to go cheaper

so which case should i get out of these

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...156-132&depa=1

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...129-122&depa=0

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...144-023&depa=0

witht he antec case, if i put in a led/uv fan in the front would the light seep through? (thats what i want)
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Old 05-21-2004, 06:18 PM   #6 (permalink)
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What is wrong with the PS's in the cases?? Why do you want to add in that sparkle PSU?

I like the last one best, IMO
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everyone says that raidmax and aspire psus suck, and in order to reach high oc levels i will need a good psu

i want to reach high levels so ya i dunno, but i think aspire is decent

i too like the x-dreamer II, i kinda want the raidmax because it comes with 4 fans

i also like the infinity but i cant decide which color to get

the silver http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...144-077&depa=0

the lights actually look blue

with the bluehttp://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...144-078&depa=0

the lights look kinda purple, which do you think looks nicer, ill probly end up getting the dreamer II
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I'd get a Thermaltake butterfly 480W or Purepower 480W
350W isn't enough
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I like the last one and like Apokalipse said you'll need alot more power than 350W.......And really they are PS's, they all do the same thing so if I were you, I wouldn't be afraid to trust teh Raidmax or Aspire supplies if I were you
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well i cant find any cheaper aspires with a 350 w, only the aspire has it

but what good is more power if its crappy power? (thats what ive been hearing)
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