help me make a good system!!! - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-12-2005, 07:49 AM   #11 (permalink)
Lord Techie
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 8,013
Send a message via AIM to DJ-CHRIS

Ultra isnt worth it since the GT overclocks to ultra speeds in 98% of the cases very easily.

And if he's not going SLI, just get a thermaltake td-420AD

DJ-CHRIS is offline  
Old 05-12-2005, 11:28 AM   #12 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 35

Definitly go with GT. Ultra is way too much for way too little. Trust me I have one and my friend has a GT. Little to no difference in gaming for about $150 less.

aboynamedmatt is offline  
Old 05-12-2005, 04:36 PM   #13 (permalink)
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 1,241
Send a message via AIM to Powerslave

Wow thanks a lot guys especially you aspire.
Powerslave is offline  
Old 05-12-2005, 05:21 PM   #14 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 3,220

Wow thanks a lot guys especially you aspire.
wtf?? everything aspire said was crap, how could you thank him?

Originally posted by aspire.comptech
ya but he really dont need the second gt
and the non sli board can be made into sli modded
also i didnt know what he need the comp for
and all my prices were guesses
he can find lian li cases for 80 bucks
ultra is bette than gt and not to much more money
sli is crap not worth it
80gb sata is small if he has lots of dvd's and music or has lots of stuff on his pc
sure a second GT isn't needed, but an ultra costs MUCH more than a GT and GTs can be OC'd to ultra speeds and have lower memory timings, giving them a better OC

if he has a lot of DVD's and stuff, he can easily back them onto CD's

even if you're P2P-ing like me, i only took up about 44gigs (total., with all my games)

the DFI non-SLI can't be modded into an SLI anymore

nvidia already stopped this a long time ago

I don\'t play for fun, I play to win and winning is fun.
diabloII is offline  
Old 05-12-2005, 05:29 PM   #16 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 3,220

that is just a stupid and wotrthless post

you just tell him the parts he needs and don't even explain why

AMD64 Venice 3200+ retail --> yes
Abit fatal1ty gets owned by the DFI lanparty, it has japanese capacitors more better stabilization and OCs way better --> DFI lanparty ultra-d
BFG 6800GT OC - now why this?? - they bump the frequencyies up by 30mhz or something and just sell it like that, you can easily download coolbits2 and raise the frequencies yourself; also, i've heard that BFG's OC bad --> eVGA 6800GT
creative audigy2; $200 for a card that doesn't even sound as good as a $90 m-audio? there's no need for a crap overpriced card --> turtle beach "santa cruz"
WD 160gb SATA --> seagate 200gb SATA, seagates are much quieter and more reliable
pioneer dvd-rw drive --> NEC 3510A, the NEC are best all around and won first place in the anandtech review on optical drives; the pioneer sucks at everything except DVD burning
PCP&C 425 deluxe, good psu, but OCZ's are also good & cheaper --> OCZ powerstream 500W (or the PCP&C)
lian-li cases are good, but so are Thermaltakes and can be bought for a little cheaper (some of them)
OCZ plat rev2's; good ram, but if he wants something cheaper, he can go with the 1gb twinMOS ram @ newegg for $94.35
mouse and keyboard are his choice, he might even be using his old one (btw, that saitek looks like crap IMO)

I don\'t play for fun, I play to win and winning is fun.
diabloII is offline  
Old 05-12-2005, 06:03 PM   #17 (permalink)
Master Techie
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 2,433

actually, the Saitek keyboards are really nice, however, i personally cant justify spending $50+ on a keyboard.

Diablo is right on all points up there, cant dispute him on anything.

-AMD Athlon 64 3200+ Winchestor
-MSI K8N Neo4-F
-Sapphire Radeon X850 XT
-2x 1024 Corsair XMS Pro

<form action=\"\" method=\"get\">
<input type=\"text\" name=\"search\"><input type=\"submit\" name=\"submit\" value="Search!"></form> Search TF before you post!
dhw200 is offline  
Old 05-12-2005, 06:31 PM   #18 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 720

Yes, I'd listen to diablo, he's really good with hardware, and so is DJ-CHRIS. But, that rig looks nice.

SkyHi is offline  
Old 05-12-2005, 07:53 PM   #19 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
HAVOC's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Milford, Connecticut
Posts: 4,218
Send a message via AIM to HAVOC Send a message via Yahoo to HAVOC

AB0 added a PC Power & Cooling PSU to that list. I LIKE THAT!!! WOOHOO!!!
HAVOC is offline  
Old 05-12-2005, 07:56 PM   #20 (permalink)
The Water Cooling Guru
aspire's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: United States
Posts: 5,308

first of all order from
you will save at least a hundred dollars
all their prices are cheaper and more of their stuff ships free

If I help you with something, you think I'm the bomb, or you just like what I said, rep me by clicking the star under my post.


The Official Tech Forums Water Cooling Informational Guide
aspire is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:39 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.