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Old 05-30-2005, 03:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default got 2500 to spend, what should i get??

when i get back home, am thinking about making a new computer. spending about 2500 on the setup. am not getting no name brand ****, all custom. so hit me with all the ideas u guys got. btw is pci-express and ddr2 worth looking into?

if it was up to me, my sound system would be worth more then the latest and greatest comp.

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Old 05-30-2005, 03:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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PCI-Express 16x is not only worth it, you'd be a moron if you didn't get it with 2500 to spend. And no, DDR2 is not what it's cracked up to be, stick with DDR. How do you plan getting a custom MoBo, processor, RAM, etc? ROFL? Or do you just mean your getting a custom case?

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