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Old 11-12-2003, 09:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This is what I am PLANNING (taking suggestions) on building with the tax refund

Case: Thermaltake Xaser III
Mobo: Asus A7N8X
CPU: AMD Athlon XP 2500+ 333FSB
RAM: 512MB
Optical Drive: 8X DVD+RW
HD: 40GB ATA/100 HD 8.9MS 8MB 7200RPM
Floppy: SAMSUNG 1.44MB

Not too worried about sound and video as of yet...I just want to get the thing built and then buy the cards.



What do you guys think?
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Perty Cool, what kind of video card are you getting?

I would personally get a bigger Hard drive, but your needs are what's important.

It'd be much easier to build if you had the parts. e-mail me. I'm selling a vid card and a sound card (not to advertise or anything but..um...DON'T BAN ME! *hide*)
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yeh, ive got a 40 gig drive now and you can fill it up fairly easily
get either an 80GB or 120GB
for video card, i like the Radeon 9600 Pro's, the 9200 is good but I don't think it would perform well in games like HL2 or Doom3, the 9800 Pro is too expensive
if you don't want to play the high-end games like Doom 3 then stick with the 9200, otherwise get the 9600 Pro
that's a fu(in6 good case you're getting
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