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Old 07-31-2003, 09:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What do you think? Good/Bad Deal

What do you all think of this system? It is going to cost me around $1500, so tell me what parts stink if you can. Good deal or bad deal. Thanks.

Pentium IV 2.8GHz Koolance PC2-601 Liquid cooled Gaming Computer
Logitech Cordless Elite Duo Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
Viewsonic 19inch A90f Gaming CRT Monitor
Klipsch ProMedia 5.1 THX Digital 6 piece Surround Sound Speakers
Motherboard – SOYO SY-P4X400 Dragon ULTRA (Supports INTEL socket 478 Pentium 4 with 400/533MHz FSB, 1- 8X AGP PRO, 5 PCI, 3 X DDR DIMMS( up to 3GB of DDR 333/266 memory support, on-board ATA 133 IDE RAID support for RAID 0, 1, 0+1, on-board 6 channel audio support, OVERCLOCKING supported by 1MHz increments, tweaker-friendly, allows adjustment of CPU, FSB, PCI Bus Clocking, AGP working clock, 2-USB 2.0 ports on board.
Video - ATI Radeon 9700 Pro with Koolance VGA cooler attached
Video card comes equipped with 8 Tweakmonster video RAM sinks/nickel plated
RAM - 512MB Corsair XMS Extreme PC-3500 DDR with Platinum Heat Spreader
Hard Drives - 240GB on Two Western Digital "Special Edition" 120GB Hard drives (8mb cache) on a RAID 0 configuration. Hard drives separated and cooled by Koolance hard drive cooler
CD-RW - Plextor (Black Face) 48X24X48
DVD-/+R/-/+RW - Sony DRU-500A (All format DVD Burner) (Black Face)
Sound Card – Audigy 2 Platinum with front break-out box (Black Face)
Floppy - 1.44MB Floppy Drive (Black Face)
Modem - US Robotics 2976 56K V.90 Data, Fax, Voice Modem
Network card - Intel Pro 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
Cables - Cooler Master Rounded cables on all Drives
Case Lights - Two Thermaltake 12" Cold Cathode Blue lights and One 12" Cold Cathode Black Light
Speakers – Klipsch ProMedia 5.1 THX Digital 6-piece entertainment system
Keyboard/Mouse – Logitech Cordless Elite Duo
Monitor – Viewsonic A90f 19" CRT


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Old 07-31-2003, 12:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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sounds good to me...but thats me,

the best part of the deal is the Klipsch,..you can't possibly go wrong with that.

how about your case and psu?

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Old 08-05-2003, 01:18 AM   #3 (permalink)
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that's fu(ing great, they have got 3 GHZ or 3.2 GHZ P4's but they would cost more

does the 2.8 GHZ P4 have Hyperthreading?
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Old 08-05-2003, 01:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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not that many PC's come with a DVDR/RW yet and 240 GB is plenty big enough
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