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Old 04-10-2005, 07:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default sound good? - case - 59.00 - motherboard - 104 - hard drive - 125 processor - 268 - free flash drive (128mb) - video card - 176 - RAM - 199 (x2 at later date) - Drive 1 - 68 - Drive 2 - 30.99

does that setup sound good? any reccomendations

also i am pretty sure everything is compatible but not sure, point out anything if some things arent compatible.

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Old 04-10-2005, 07:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Everything looks fine to me. You've got yourself a great "bang for the buck" system.

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Old 04-10-2005, 07:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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#1: You have a FOXCONN mobo in your links and an A8V under your list PC. One is garbage and one is not very good. I suggest you get a DFI Lanparty Nforce 4 Ultra-D, just a few dollars more and this brings us to our second point.

#2: Chaintech is not one of the better vendors for 6600GT's, some of the better cards in it's price range are XFX and Evga, the Evga however is slower in AGP. But, if you get the DFI Lanparty you can get the eVGA 6600GT PCI-E which is the 2nd best overclocker and the most reliable high quality 6600GT their is.

#3: Amount of ram. Unless your hardcore into servers or video editing, you DO NOT need 2 gig of ram. 1 gig is good. Also their is no need for peformance ram unless your overclocking and you are most likely going to get suggestions to get G. Skill if your overclocking (or TwinMos) or value ram if your not.
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Old 04-10-2005, 11:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Umm did you forget a Psu? And go with the evga for 10 bucks more.. Anyways nice system
Amd Athlon 64 3500+
Abit \"AN8\" mobo
Geil 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-3200
ASPIRE Chameleon 550W psu
Maxtor 200gb
EVGA nVIDIA GeForce 6600GT Pci-e
Sony 52x32x52x16 Combo
XION Black ATX Gaming PC Case
SONY SDM-S73/B 17\" Lcd Monitor
Logitech lx-700 cordless keyboard

Relax!! Relax!! Relax!!
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Old 04-11-2005, 12:23 AM   #5 (permalink)
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NO, doesn't look good

in addition to what chris said, you need a 3200 winchester, not a 3700, and then upgrade that video card to an ATI X800XL or just a eVGA 6600gt

for your mobo, get the dfi lanparty UT ultra-d

for your ram, 1 gig is enough, 4 pieces of ram will slow you down

and you'll need a power supply, the case power supply is **** (you'll have to drop at least $80 for a good psu)

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