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Old 04-12-2004, 10:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Alrite heres what im planning on getting and im lookin for some opinions or advice.

OS: Windows XP home/proff
Case: Raidmax Scorpio 868 Black comes with 1 x 80mm RGB tri-color LED case fan, Front mounted 2.0 version USB ports, 2 x temperature control fans, and 1 x LED fan.

CPU: Athlon 64 3200+
Floppy Drive: just a regular floppy
Harddrive: Seagate 120gig 7200rpm SATA
Memory/RAM: Kingston HyperX 1.0 gig PC3200
Power Supply: 420Watts, comes with case
Video Card: ATI Radeon 9800 Pro 128mb
Sound Card: Creative Labs Sound Blaster Live 5.1

Motherboard i forget what the name is =/, but i know it works with a Athlon 64.

And also, how many fans xtra should i get, i have a real cool basement but i plan on bringing it to LANs.

Thx
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Old 04-12-2004, 10:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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anybody?
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I have a MSI KT8 FSR motherboard with my Athlon 64 3200+, I have stock cooling, and 2 case fans and it runs about 39 degrees at room temp. One fan as exhaust by the CPU and one as an intake down low. Also put sleeving on the wires or buy a psu with sleeving already on it to increase the airflow.
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Old 04-13-2004, 12:06 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Cypher, that sounds like an AMAZING computer man.

That thing is gonna be a MONSTER!!!

Especially with that bad-a$$ Athlon 64 Processor........man I wish I had one of those in my computer =(

Everything sounds AWESOME to me! Great computer!!!
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Old 04-13-2004, 01:50 AM   #5 (permalink)
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thx, i sure hope it will
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Old 04-13-2004, 05:05 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Only use Windows XP Professional in my opinion, it has increased stability.

Also I think you should use Corsair... because it is better... but that could be because I am an AMD and Corsair dedicated customer
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