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Old 07-25-2004, 07:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, im currently new here, and my friend said that, this is a great place to get advice and such, so i have a question about this comptuer i am buying, i know that parts are good what i im just wondering if im paying the right amount of money for this system.. cause there likes 43252354(u know what i mean) sites that say there prices are unbeatable..

Case- Nzxt Guardian ATX Mid-Tower Case w/420W Power Supply Black
Processor- AMD® Athlon XP 3000+ QuantiSpeed CPU 512K L2 Cache
Processor Cooling Certified CPU Fan and Heatsink + 2 Extra 3-Color LED Light Case Fans
Motherboard- Asus A7N8X-X w/Audio, LAN, USB 2.0 8x AGP
Memory- 1024 MB Dual Channel [512MB X2] DDR-400 PC3200 Memory Module Corsair XMS PRO w/ LED Lights
Video Card-ATI Radeon 9600-XT 256MB w/DVI + TV Out 8x AGP
Western Digital 160 GB 7200 RPM Ultra ATA-100 2MB cache
16x DVD-ROM Drive Black
52x32x52 CD-RW Drive Black
Creative Lab Sound Blaster Live Value 5.1
[Black] Logitech Z-640 5.1 Surround Speakers + Subwoofer
Intel Pro 10/100/1000 Network
Mitsumi 1.44 MB Internal Floppy Drive Black
CRT Monitor ViewSonic 19" E90FB Perfect Flat .21H DPI Color Combo: Logitech Black Desktop Internet Keyboard + Optical Mouse
Flash Media Reader/Writer ( 6-In-1 Internal Flash Media Card Reader/Writer Black )
Norton 2004 Anti-Virus
Sound Actived Cold Cathode Neon Light Blue
Headset ( Plantronics DSP-500 USB Digital Audio Headset )
MS Windows XP Home Edition
PRICE : 1,555

Should i stick with the AMD or INTEL, this pc is mostly for gaming, but also some different things, nothing major though, 80 percent for gaming, are all the parts compatible?, is there anything i should get differently?

i currently use a HP pc, with 1.2 celeron, 256 mem, 40 gig, integrated graphics, 20pfs on counter-strike, and im tired of lag that my computer brings me, and if ur a counter-strike and know about cal league, I wanna start playing in counter-strike leagues, but with this pc i cant do that =(

WeLL.. hope i get some responses and suggestions and help and what ever else you guys might say

Thanks,
Ready for a new CS computer, Dav1d
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Old 07-25-2004, 09:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Stick with the AMD for sure, but I would recommend you try and get a better video card, perhaps by getting RAM without LED lights something more ordinary
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Old 07-25-2004, 09:31 AM   #3 (permalink)
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thats sweet.. RAM with LED lights, lol!! try n get the 9800XT 256MB atleast
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Old 07-25-2004, 11:45 AM   #4 (permalink)
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good price for all this,

get AMD

get some Other RAM, or if u r in habbit of looking into the PC casing all the time rather than the monitor, then get this RAM (will be best for you). as then it'll save u from buying monitor, as u'll be looking into casing.
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Old 07-25-2004, 12:20 PM   #5 (permalink)
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lol, nice 1........
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