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Old 08-09-2005, 05:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am trying to configure a PC for the first time so here it goes....

AMD athlon 3400+
Asus k8v-x
Lite on CD burner
Thermaltake soprano
Samsung floppy
Western digital caviar 80gb
Rosewill Geforce fx5200
OCz 512 ram
Cooler master 400 w PSS

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Old 08-09-2005, 05:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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sucky graphics card i would downgrade the processor and get atleast a 6600gt.and ull need a better power supply.and ull probably want more ram since the todays standard is 1 gig.but i dont know how intense u want to play games but since u whent with a fairly powerful amd i would take a guess that ur gaming if not that is a big waste of money unles ur doing video editing and all that fance shmancy.but if ur not playin games or playing very little amount of games i would simply go with a 3.0ghz P4. u could even get a 64bit one if ud like and it would be cheaper. but its up to you,but we dont know what your doin with the system so we cant tell u if its good or not

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1 16x Toshiba dvd burner
2 sticks of corsair ddr2 533mhz 512mb
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Asus P5LD2
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Old 08-09-2005, 05:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Definately upgrade your video card.

512MB is bare minimum. It will work, but you might want more in the future.

Go with 500W PSU, but be sure to get a good brand (ThermalTake, Antec, PC Power, and the like).

Be sure to post your changes and your final.

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Old 08-09-2005, 05:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Ok thanx
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Old 08-09-2005, 06:05 PM   #5 (permalink)
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You should also get a DVD burner instead of cd.
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Old 08-09-2005, 06:51 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Yeah thats true. I'll have to rethink that......

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