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Old 04-22-2006, 03:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, I'm new here, and I appologize if this post is against the rules, and will not be offended if this is deleted. I participate at other smaller communities but I wanted the opportunity to ask a bit of a larger one.

I am about to open my business selling computers via the internet, however, I'm just stuck on what types of configurations to offer. A long time ago I used to be an enthusiast but I dropped out of it completely, and last I remember they were barely talking about releasing Opteron and 64s. Now I see SATAII, PCI-e, dual video cards, etc. Anyways,

I just want to ask you guys for opinions on builds to offer.

With the changing market, I'm going to need someone to update me.

So what I'm looking for is setups for:

Budget Gaming,
High Performance Gaming,
Decent Video Editing,
Insane Best of Video Editing
Decent Power User,
Insane Best of Power User

Now, I haven't decided on my business's name yet, which hopefully will come soon, but have been working on totally coding the website and preparing it for launch. I won't be selling parts individually, at least to start out.

I will offer 2 $25 gift certificates (for the best 2 people) to whoever can list possible configurations for all that I have listed.

While you may not want this gift cert. to buy a computer from my business because you all piece together your own computers, I will offer this to you guys for any computer part you want (that I can attain). I live very close to a resale distributor. I will price you for less than NewEgg, and then take $25 off of that. Just a small catch, once my business opens (in about a month or two), I can then get you your part or create your system for $25 off, so you have to wait a little bit

Again, I appreciate the help, and I appologize if this is considered as spam.

Thank you guys!

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Old 04-22-2006, 04:17 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Budget gaming:

GX-053-PC PowerColor ATI Radeon X800 GTO 128MB DDR TV-Out/DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail (GX-053-PC)
£39.95 £39.95
CP-117-AM AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Venice 90nm (Socket 939) - Retail (ADA3000BPBOX) (CP-117-AM)
£68.95 £68.95
MB-040-GI Gigabyte K8N SLi nForce4 SLi (Socket 939) PCI-Express Motherboard (MB-040-GI)
£54.95 £54.95
MY-005-GL GeIL 1GB (2x512MB) PC3200 Value Dual Channel Kit CAS2.5 (GE1GB3200BHDC) (MY-005-GL)
£52.95 £52.95
HD-051-SE Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 NCQ 80GB ST3808110AS SATA-II 8MB Cache - OEM (HD-051-SE)
£30.95 £30.95
CA-040-AN Antec Sonata II Piano Black Quiet Case - 450W Smart Power PSU (CA-040-AN)
£69.95 £69.95
CD-048-LO Liteon SHM-165P6S-09C 16x DVD±RW/RAM (Black) - OEM (CD-048-LO)
£25.95 £25.95
Subtotal £343.65
VAT £60.14
Total £403.79



CP-121-AM AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego 90nm (Socket 939) - Retail (ADA3700BNBOX) (CP-121-AM)
£124.95 £124.95
MB-013-DF DFI LanParty UT NF4 SLI-D (Socket 939) PCI-Express Motherboard (MB-013-DF)
£94.95 £94.95
MY-046-GL GeIL 2GB (2x1GB) PC3200 Value Dual Channel Kit CAS3 (GE2GB3200BDC) (MY-046-GL)
£101.95 £101.95
GX-018-BG BFG GeForce 7900 GT OC 256MB GDDR3 TV-Out/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail (GX-018-BG)
£209.95 £209.95
HD-058-SE Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 NCQ 250GB ST3250824AS SATA-II 8MB Cache - OEM (HD-058-SE)
£53.95 £53.95
CD-026-NE NEC ND4551 16x16 DVD±RW Dual Layer LabelFlash ReWriter (Black) - OEM (CD-026-NE)
£24.95 £24.95
CA-005-AK Akasa Eclipse-62 Aluminum Case (CA-005-AK)
£66.95 £66.95
CA-006-AK Akasa Window Side Panel for Eclipse 62 Case (CA-006-AK)
£8.95 £8.95
CA-001-SS Seasonic S12 500W Silent ATX2.0 Power Supply (CA-001-SS)
£75.95 £75.95
Subtotal £762.55
VAT £133.45
Total £896.00


High performance gaming:

CP-146-AM AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core FX60 (Socket 939) - Retail (ADAFX60DAA6CDBOX) (CP-146-AM)
£629.95 £629.95
MB-018-DF DFI LanParty NF4 SLI-DR EXPERT (Socket 939) PCI-Express Motherboard (MB-018-DF)
£124.95 £124.95
MY-007-GS G.Skill 2GB DDR ZX PC3200 (2x1GB) CAS2 Dual Channel Kit (F1-3200PHU2-2GBZX) (MY-007-GS)
£129.95 £129.95
GX-017-BG BFG GeForce 7900 GTX OC 512MB GDDR3 TV-Out/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail (GX-017-BG)
£359.95 £719.90
BU-001-WD Western Digital Raptor 150GB 10,000RPM SATA 16MB Cache RAID Bundle (BU-001-WD)
HD-069-WD Western Digital Raptor 150GB WD1500ADFD 10,000RPM SATA 16MB Cache - OEM (HD-069-WD) 2
£347.90 £347.90
CD-000-BQ BenQ DW1655 16x16 DVD±RW Dual Layer LightScribe ReWriter (Black) - Retail (CD-000-BQ)
£36.95 £36.95
CA-002-SS Seasonic S12 600W Silent ATX2.0 Power Supply (CA-002-SS)
£87.95 £87.95
CA-004-TT Thermaltake VA9000SWA Kandalf Aluminium Full Tower - Silver (CA-004-TT)
£114.95 £114.95
Subtotal £2,192.50
VAT £383.69
Total £2,576.19


Decent video, same as the gaming, but with a X2 4800 and a quattro video card.


insane best video, same as high performance gaming but with a Quattro video card.

I will leave the rest to someone else.

(Just don't tell the user that the budget is really just as good as the high end gaming, as in terms of value for money, as the budget will play games on high settings once that card's BIOS is flashed to a X850's one.


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Old 04-22-2006, 04:26 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for the quick response!

I'm also open to any other suggestions and builds that have seemed to come into popularity.
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Old 04-22-2006, 03:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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No one has anything to add?
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Old 04-22-2006, 04:41 PM   #5 (permalink)
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For a basic cheap system, which everybody wants:

Celeron D 315 2.26Ghz Ghz/533Mhz FSB
PC CHIPS MicroATX Intel Motherboard - INCLUDES integrated video chipset.
Together =$43/combo deal.

GSKILL 512MB DDR400 Memory - $34.

RAIDMAX beige computer case - $21.

WD Caviar 40GB HD - $42.

BENQ 52/32/52 CD Burner - $19

XP Home Edition with SP2 - $200

LOGISYS 480W Power Supply - $15.

Refurbished 17" NEC CRT monitor - $75.

AOPEN beige PS2 mouse - $5.

DCT Factory Beige Keyboard - $4.

Total without monitor - $180.
Total without XP - $255.
Total with XP Home - $455. Ouch!
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Old 04-22-2006, 11:24 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Ok thanks guys. I will now hop to a different forum, I was really expecting much more activity to this thread.

Dependent on who gave me the best responses out of all, I will reward those persons.

If anyone else has anything to add, do so asap as I will be choosing winners within a few days.

Thank you!
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Old 04-22-2006, 11:25 PM   #8 (permalink)
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We all hoped you enjoyed your stay on the forum.

Come back soon, and see if you get any more replies.

Bon Voyage!

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