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Old 04-13-2004, 05:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey just wodering how you guys think about this comp.
X-BLADE Medium Tower Case 450 W (BLACK)
AMD ATHLON64 3000+ CPU
Albatron K8X800 PRO II K8T800 Mboard
1GB (512MBx2) PC3200 DDR400 Memory
Seagate 120GB 7200RPM Serial ATA 150 8MB Cache
NONE - 2nd Hard Drive
ATI RADEON 9800 PRO 128MB DDR AGP 8X W/ TV-OUT & DVI
NONE - CD/DVD
PIONEER DVR-107 DUAL FORMAT 8X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE (SILVER)
NONE - MONITOR
3D WAVE ON-BOARD 5.1 SOUND CARD

Price: $1055.00

Anyhting I should know or do?
Thx
Should I upgrade to the 3200+ processor
Is there much difference?
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Old 04-13-2004, 05:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Pretty nice setup

Never heard of the Mobo, but the chipset is the best out there for AMD 64

Sound card sounds abit weak too
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Old 04-13-2004, 05:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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should i get this mobo instead? MSI K8T Neo FSR VIA K8T800 Chipset 800FSB AGP8X w/LAN,USB2, &Audio or for 20 more i can get this one , GigaByte GA-K8N Pro nForce3 Chipset 800FSB AGP8X w/LAN,USB2,IEEE,&Audio? Yeah the sound card is a little bit weak but dont want a great sound card, Everquest doesnt have much music, hehe
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Old 04-13-2004, 06:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I personally would go with this mobo, Asus K8V SE Deluxe Via K8T800 AMD Athlon 64 Skt754 you can find it here: http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...uctCode=240326
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i am not actually building my own, i am custimizing it at cyberpowerinc.com and they dont have that as a choice and if they do its to expensive for me, i am on a tight budget
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oo......i c.....i would go with MSI then.....MSI is a good company
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That mobo is a familiar name and should be a solid performer, I'd go with that one
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Hey merlin which one you talking about?
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Any other opinions?
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Hey merlin which one you talking about?
The MSI motherboard
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