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Old 06-01-2005, 04:15 AM   #21 (permalink)
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You should build it yourself. I know you're not very comfortable, but there are some good sites that take you step by step on how to build your own pc.


That's a very thorough how to article and very informative. You'll definitely learn a lot by doing it yourself and also save some decent money.

Pentium4 3.0C Ghz CPU 800FSB
Zalman CNPS7000A-Cu CPU cooler
Enlight 420 Watt ATX Power Supply
ASUS P4P800 SE Motherboard (Intel 865PE chipset)
2x 512MB Crucial PC3200 DDR SDRAM
eVGA Nvidia 128MB e-Geforce 6600GT 8x AGP
WD 74GB Raptor SATA HD (10,000 RPM)
NEC 16x DVD +/- R/RW Writer
MyHD 120 PCI HDTV tuner card
Apacer embedded 6in1 card reader
4 Cooler Master 80mm case fans
Vantec HD cooler
Viewsonic P810 21\" CRT monitor
Windows XP Pro Service Pack 1
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Old 06-01-2005, 06:48 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally posted by apokalipse
I didn't know Pentium 4's went up to 300GHZ haha

I would suggest something along the lines of:

Athlon 64 3000+ or 3200+ Venice
Nvidia 6600 GT
2x512MB PC3200 non-generic RAM
Abit AV8
120/160GB Seagate hard drive
It's worth it to go PCI-E though, but if she's decide's to buy and assemble PCI-E will be more expensive now, it is not that bad on monarch.

Abit AV8

Leadtek 6600GT


eVGA 6600GT

DFI Lanparty Ultra-D

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