Baseband Member
ok ive been thinking..... im gonig to start building my PC here in about month , imma buy piece by piece... ill probably get the piece in this order, i pretty much kno what im getting except for a few things kk here we go..

1. case/ power supply
2. Motherboard - ASUS SLI premium socket 939
3. Memory - 1 GB PC4000 (dunno what brand yet)
4. Hard Drives 1- 34.5 GB i think it was 10,000 RPM. 1 - 160 GB 7200 RPM (or should i just get 1 big 7200 rpm?
5.eVGA 7800GT
6.Sony CD-RW

im getting the processor last, im just not sure what to get..... should i get an AMD 3800+, 4000+, 4200+, 4400+? im kinda sorta on a budget... i dont want to spend more than like $1500. maybe $1600...USD and overclcoking ive never done it, but i amy try it to a safe point...just on the procesoor.... can u guys help me with what processor to get, and how good will this system be??


Golden Master
What are you going to be doing? If if were you... get the 4200+... dual core's for amd will good for a couple of years...


Baseband Member
ok this is what i got

Sony CD-RW
Kingwin Case with 420W P/S
western digital Raptor 74 gb 10,000 rpm
seagate barracuda 7200 rpm 160 gb
ASUS SLI Delux mobo with nforce 4
eVGA 7800GT cmes with BF2
Geil Ultra 1 GB (2 x 512mb) DDR PC4000 Ram
AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ 1ghz FSB Manchester Dual Core

everything comes to $1476USD

i was reading u can o/c the 3800 to 2.4 ghz and higher on a stock h/s and fan....


In Runtime
if you know how to overclock you could get the 3800+, if not read up on it. dont ruin the cpu and possibly your system.