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Old 04-12-2004, 08:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Talking Suck This Alienware!

as you might've determined by the title, i've decided to rebel and not buy alienware, but build my own instead, i figure with the $ i save (not that much ) i can just pay to fix, and screw teh warranty just wanted 1 last checkover thx guys

SUCK THIS ALIENWARE!

(Lol, j/k)

Case: Thermaltake Silver Xaser V Damier Full-Tower Case, Model "V6000A"
$170
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...133-124&depa=0

Power Supply: ENERMAX 660W Power supply for AMD K7 & Pentium4, Model "EG851AX-VH(W) FM" $230 http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...103-438&depa=0

AMD Athlon 64 FX-53, 1MB L2 Cache, 64-bit Processor $784 http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProdu...-103-437&depa=0

Cooling: Corsair Xtreme Water Cooling System for Both Intel P4 and AMD K7, Model "HydroCool200" $211
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...181-001&depa=0

Fans: Vantec "Tornado" 80mm System fan, Model "TD8038H" 9.99 (*2= $19.98)
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...999-612&depa=0
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Thermaltake 90mm BLUE LED Fan for PC case and CPU fan, Model "A2017"
$11.99 (*3=$35.97)

ASUS K8T800 Chipset Motherboard for AMD Socket 940 CPU, Model "SK8V" $199 http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...131-481&depa=0

Memory: OCZ Performance Series Dual Channel 184 Pin 1GB (512MBx2) DDR PC-4400 $375 (*2=$750)
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...146-968&depa=0

Video Card: GIGABYTE nVIDIA GeForce FX5950 ULTRA Video Card, 256MB DDR, 256-bit, DVI/VIVO, 8X AGP, Model "GV-N595U-GT" $425 http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...125-130&depa=0

Hard Drive: Maxtor/Quantum 73.4GB 15,000RPM SCSI Hard Drive, Model 8C073L0 $510(*4=$2040)
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...151-021&depa=0

Optical Drive 1:

Optical Drive 2: LG Electronics 8X DVD+RW/-RW Mulitformat Drive, Model GSA4082BI $116
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...136-030&depa=0

Optical Drive 3: (if needed, or even if possible w/ above case [external?] )

Floppy Drive: SONY Black 1.44MB 3.5inch Floppy Disk Drive, Model MPF920 $9.00
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...103-116&depa=0


Sound Card: Creative Sound BlasterĀ® Audigy 2 ZS Platinum Pro - 7.1 $206
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...102-164&depa=0

Modem: .S. Robotics 56K V.92 Internal PCI Performance Pro Fax Modem (No Voice), Model USR5610B $66
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...104-131&depa=0

Monitor: ViewSonic P225FB 22" Perfect Flat Monitor $585 (*2=$1170)
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...116-234&depa=0

Speakers: CREATIVE GigaWorks S750 7.1 Speaker $437
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...116-142&depa=0

Keyboard & Mouse: Logitech diNovo Media Desktop USB/PS2 104 keys $204
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...126-138&depa=0

Total= $TBD

(Please contact with any suggestions, or with help calculating )
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Old 04-12-2004, 08:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i figure you don't get more top-of-the-line then this, at least not until next month
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Old 04-12-2004, 08:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Beolab 5 speakers?

i dunno that would prbably add like 5k dollars

very nice.
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Old 04-12-2004, 08:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
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r those even comp speakers? + i'm talking about hardware from newegg, zipzoomfly, etc.
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Old 04-12-2004, 08:47 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I like the all clear acrylic cases if they have it at new egg. I like the frst case you mentioned in the topic or the blue one.
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[sarcasm]Yea you have a little spare change. O_o [/sarcasm]
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out of all those cases, I'd still go with the Damier, or a Lanfire - VM-1000A (black) or VM-2000A (silver)
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k, thx guys, probly stick w/ the damier, i just saw the bigger ones had 7 fans and i got a little excited
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ne ideas on wtf dvd-ram is? or wat i should stick in for my other cd drive(s)
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