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    Im hoping to order all these things today from newegg for my Christmas Present , my budget was supposed to be 700$ but some how got up to 760 , which isnt so bad. Im planning on overclocking processor as high as I can , thats why i have an expensive ( low cas latency ) ram and DFI motherboard. Im wondering what are you alls' decision n these specs , beside the video card and Socket number of the cpu (i get these alot so sorry ) . Im planning on getting another powersupply for the case, so thats not a bigg worry for me .

    Anyways the Total is approximately $757.64

    Motherboard ( $107.00 ) - DFI "LANPARTY UT nF3 250Gb" NVIDIA nForce3 250GB
    Chipset Motherboard For AMD Socket 754
    http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...136-147&depa=0

    Processor ( $150.00 ) - AMD Athlon 64 3000+, 512KB L2 Cache 64-bit Processor – Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproduc...103-486&DEPA=0

    Ram ( $110.00 ) – PATRIOT Extreme Performance 184-Pin 512MB DDR PC-3200 w/ XBL Technology -Retail http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...220-036&depa=0

    Hard Drive ( $95.25 ) – Western Digital 160GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive, OEM Drive Only
    http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...144-152&depa=0

    Video Card ( $137.50 ) -SAPPHIRE ATI RADEON 9600XT Video Card, 128MB DDR
    http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...102-338&depa=0

    Floppy Disk ( $7.00 ) - SONY Black 1.44MB 3.5inch Floppy Disk Drive, OEM
    http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...103-116&depa=1

    DVD Burner ( $64.00 ) NEC 16X Double Layer DVD±RW Drive, Black, OEM
    http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...152-032&depa=1

    Case ( $54.50 ) -ASPIRE X-Dreamer II Silver ATX Mid-Tower Case with 350W Power Supply
    http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...144-025&depa=0

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    Just so you know....
    My DFI LanParty board refused to POST or in any way recognize my 9600XT vid card.
    Worked fine with my backup nVidia card, but not the Radeon.
    The ATI card is fine on my Chaintech board though.

    Don't know if this is an isolated glitch or a general problem with the DFI.
    "I am the one who knocks."- Heisenberg

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    There's a compatibility issue with Radeon cards and some mobo's, not just Radeon 9600's and not just DFI mobo's.

    I've had similar problems in the past, at least your's wouldn't post, I spent the best part of a week trying to get this problem fixed. Haven't touched a Radeon card since.
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