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Old 07-31-2005, 03:54 PM   #1
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Im building a new gaming machine and would like suggestions for everything! Ive never built a computer before but i bet i can figure it out. Anyways my budget is about 1500 with a monitor can go up to 1600.
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Case Thermaltake Tsunami VA3000BWA Black Computer Case With Side Panel Window $99.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133132
Fan 1 Antec 75003 120mm Ball Cooling Fan $11.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835129030
Fan 2 Thermaltake A2017 90mm 1 Ball 1 Sleeve Blue LED Light Case Cooling Fan $12.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999121
Mobo EPoX EP-9NPA+Ultra Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard $107.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813123236
CPU AMD Athlon 64 3200+ Venice 1GHz FSB 512KB L2 Cache Socket 939 Processor $267.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103535
Video Card MSI NX6800Ultra-T2D256E Geforce 6800Ultra 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card $469.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103535
CD Drive 1 P Black 16X DVD+R 4X DVD+RW 2.4X DVD+R DL 8X DVD-R 4X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 40X CD-R 24X CD-RW 40X CD-ROM 2M Cache IDE DVD Burner w/ Lightscribe $72.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827140007
CD Drive 2 NEC Black 16X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 16X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2M Cache IDE DVD Burner $41.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827152047
HD Western Digital Caviar SE WD3200JB 320GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache IDE Ultra ATA100 Hard Drive $155.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144392
PSU ASPIRE ATX-AS550W-BK ATX 550W Power Supply 115/230 V UL, FCC, CSA, CB, TUV, CE, NEMCO, SEMCO, DEMCO $70.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817148012
Sound Card CREATIVE Sound Blaster Live! 24bit 70SB041000000 8 (7.1) Channels 24-bit 96KHz PCI Interface Sound Card $39.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102176
Ram 2 x Patriot Signature Series 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Unbuffered DDR 400 (PC 3200) Dual Channel Kit System Memory $95.79
$1,443.73


Could get yourself a nie 17inch for 150 meaning your build would be about 1,600 with mointor.
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Old 07-31-2005, 04:36 PM   #3
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could you redo that, everything is hyperlinked to this one processor at a certainpoint....
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The links go to where they are supposed to go as far as I can tell.
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Links work fine for me as well.


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only the top of the list works
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they all work for me.


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That was copied from excel. I design systems based on price range. wihtout moinot and such
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This system will fit you like a glove
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I just designed a different system for 1,200.

Case Linkworld 3210-04-C2628 Black/Silver Metal ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $29.50 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811164040
PSU Thermaltake Silent PurePower TT-420AD(DUAL FAN) ATX 420W Power Supply $36.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153006
Fan 1 ENERMAX Air Master UC-8ABS-B 80mm 2 Ball Cooling Fan $11.97 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999013
Mobo EPoX EP-9NPA+Ultra Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard $107.50 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813123243
CPU AMD Athlon 64 3500+ Venice 1GHz FSB 512KB L2 Cache Socket 939 Processor $267.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103533
Video Card MSI NX6800GT-T2D256E Geforce 6800GT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card $369.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127158
Ram Patriot Signature Series 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Unbuffered DDR 400 (PC 3200) $97.75 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220037
HD Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 SATA NCQ ST3160827AS-RK 160GB 7200 RPM 8M Cache Serial ATA150 Hard Drive $118.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148069
CD 1 PLEXTOR Black 16X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 6X DVD+R DL 16X DVD-R 4X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 24X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM $159.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827131352
$1,197.70


All the damn power you'll ever need AMD 3,500, geforce 6800GT, and th DVD drive is the best on the market.
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