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Old 01-21-2004, 10:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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should I get the

ASUS MOBO
Green Raidmax Scorpio Mid-Tower Case 350 W
Blue Neon Light (Just for looks, but looks awsome)
AMD Athlon 64 3000+ CPU w/Hyper Transport Technology
Certified CPU Fan & Heatsink + 2 extra case fans
256 DDR-400 PC 3200 Memory
80 GB 7200 RPM Ultra ATA-100 Hard Drive 8MB Cache Buffer
8x ATI Radeon 9200 128MB DDR w/DVI + TV Out
52x24x52 CDRW Drive
floppy, mouse, keyboard

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ASUS MOBO
Green Raidmax Scorpio Mid-Tower Case 350 W
420 W Upgrade
Blue Neon Light (Just for looks, but looks awsome)
AMD Athlon 2500+ Quantispeed
Thermal Take Coolmod Fan & Heatsink+ 2 extra case fans
512 DDR-400 PC 3200 Memory
80 GB 7200 RPM Ultra ATA-100 Hard Drive 8MB Cache Buffer
8x ATI Radeon 9600 128MB DDR w/DVI + TV Out
52x24x52 CDRW Drive
optical mouse, floppy, keyboard


I want this comp for no lag gaming


What do you think
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Old 01-21-2004, 11:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Tough choice. Amd 64 would be excellent but you're lagging with the rest. I say go with the second set. Smaller proc but you can always oc it. 2500's are easy to oc and you should easily be able get 3200+ speeds out of it. Just make sure you get a good hsf and have plenty of fans.
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Old 01-21-2004, 03:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
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hi the second one would me my choice
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The first one with 512 Megabytes of RAM.
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Old 01-21-2004, 03:11 PM   #5 (permalink)
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overall the second one is better. if you can get all that but get something higher than xp2500 that would be great. otherwise you should overclock FSB just a bit.

if you cant i would still get the second one. look at the video card and powersupply, huge difference!
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Old 01-21-2004, 05:53 PM   #6 (permalink)
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ya im gonna overclock fsb....can anyone tell me what to set it at......and if I have to set it at 400fsb do i need a 400fsb mobo
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Old 01-21-2004, 05:57 PM   #7 (permalink)
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also....what does 8MB cach buffer do to ur hard drive
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Old 01-21-2004, 06:02 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Makes it faster. 2nd choice is what i would go with.
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Old 01-21-2004, 06:09 PM   #9 (permalink)
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should I get the 2500+ or the 2600+

I'm going to oc it anyways but wich one should i get
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Old 01-21-2004, 06:33 PM   #10 (permalink)
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wait....if i can get the AMD 64 3000+ with 512 DDR and a Radeon 9600 256 DDR Ram would that be better?

or should i go with the Athlon XP 2500+ 512 DDR and a Radeon 9600 XT 128 DDR?
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