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Old 02-03-2005, 06:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Upgradin'.. about to purchase these computer parts.. how would u rate them?

I will list the part, price, and link here..
CPU $200
AMD Athlon 64 3400+, 512k L2 Cache, Newcastle core
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...103-488&depa=1

MOBO $105
MSI nForce3 250 Chipset "K8N Neo Platinum"
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...130-457&depa=1

CPU FAN $47
ZALMAN
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...118-113&depa=1


RAM $138
Corsair Value Select (Dual Pack) 184 Pin 512MBx2 DDR PC-3200
VS1GBKIT400
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...145-440&depa=1

Total comes out to be $490... any thoughts on these components? anyone got a better layout with this budget?
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im not an AMD fan so im sure you dont want my opinion.

great price on the ram!
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I want to know how that heatsink works, Ive heard good things and cannot get anything much bigger. Everything looks great though.
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