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Thread: finaly going to order my new pc this week.

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    mikeco's Avatar Rossco's Manager
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    like 1 or 2 months back iv been wanting to get a new pc (gaming and more storage + wanting more speed from it)

    anyway...

    iv already got the motherboard which is:
    http://www.trustedreviews.com/articl...ge=2319&head=0
    (i got it off my mums boyfriend he got it for like 40 or something)
    is there anything wrong/bad about the motherboard i should know about?


    now wanting to get the other parts, heres what iv picked out...
    PC Parts
    BFG 7600GT 256mb GDDR3 Dual DVI PCI-E
    http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=106643

    Hiper 580W Type-R Black PSU
    http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=109552

    Corsair (TWINX2048-3500LLPRO) 2 x 1 Gb DDR XMS3500 2x128Mx64non-ECC 2x184 DIMM u...
    http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...duct_uid=98705

    Maxtor 7V250F0 250GB SATA300 7200rpm 16MB Cache - OEM
    http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=103061

    AMD (Venice) Athlon 64 3500+ 939pin 512Kb L2 Cache 90nm Retail Boxed Processor ...
    http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/88107
    (currently out of stock tho so unless they get some more back in im not sure what to get as this is cheaper than the 3200+)

    total is like 500 or around that

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    That looks to be quite a droolicious system.
    Biostar XE T5
    i5-750 @ 4.0 GHZ stable (CM Hyper 212)
    2 x 2GB Cosair XMS3 DDR3 1600MHZ
    Radeon 5850 @ 866/1254MHZ
    Intel X25-M in RAID 0
    WD Caviar Black 2TB in RAID 0
    3 x Asus 25.5" VW266H LCD [Eyefinity]

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    Looks pretty good. The only suggestion I would make is getting a decent AM2 motherboard, as 939 is almost gone.

    Try this CPU:

    http://ebuyer.com/customer/products/...uct_uid=111286
    Last edited by bigdawgfoxx; 06-25-2006 at 09:10 PM.
    [SIZE=1]AMD 4200 X2 @ 2.65Ghz, ASRock 939-VSTA
    1.75GB PC3200, 2 X 160GB Seagate w/ 8MB Buffer
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    mikeco's Avatar Rossco's Manager
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigdawgfoxx
    Looks pretty good. The only suggestion I would make is getting a decent AM2 motherboard, as 939 is almost gone.

    Try this CPU:

    http://ebuyer.com/customer/products/...uct_uid=111286
    i already got the motherboard (i dont think that can take am2 i dunno) but that will probly be on my upgrade list in a year or 2.

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    oh ok, well then everthing looks good!
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    maybe a $100-$200 isn't that much of a deal to u, but i would wait 4 weeks for the cpu price war drop! then u could use the same $$$'s for a better cpu.
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    bigdawgfoxx's Avatar Big Dawg
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    Yah the 3800 X2 chip will only be 170....i forgot about that lol
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    There was a price drop here this week for AMD CPUs. The 3800+ Venice is now $159.99 CDN. (Retail box).

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    Ya man, wait for the price drops

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    Quote Originally Posted by Virtualbody1234
    There was a price drop here this week for AMD CPUs. The 3800+ Venice is now $159.99 CDN. (Retail box).
    excectly. I would take the DC, it`s better.

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