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Old 12-05-2004, 12:53 AM   #1
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Yup, this is my first computer build, and this a server for me, i will upgrade video card in a long time to make it into gaming, but that's far off. Here are the parts that I want:


CPU:http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=19-103-502&depa=1
AMD Athlon 64 3200+, 512KB L2 Cache, Socket 939 64-bit Processor - Retail

Specifications:
Model: Athlon 64 3200+
Core: Winchester
Operating Frequency: 2.0GHz
FSB: Integrated into Chip
Cache: L1/64K+64K; L2/ 512KB
Voltage: 1.5V
Process: 90nm
Socket: Socket 939
Multimedia Instruction: MMX, SSE, SSE2, 3DNOW!, 3DNOW!+
Warranty: 3-year MFG
Packaging: Retail(with Heatsink and Fan)

Cost: 209



RAM:http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=20-145-440&depa=1
Corsair Value Select (Dual Pack) 184 Pin 512MBx2 DDR PC-3200 - OEM

Specification
Manufacturer: Corsair
Model: VS1GBKIT400
Speed: DDR400(PC3200)
Type: 184 Pin DDR SDRAM
Error Checking: Non-ECC
Registered/Unbuffered: Unbuffered
Cas Latency: 2.5
Support Voltage: 2.5V
Bandwidth: 3.2GB/s
Organization: two 64M x 64 -Bit
Warranty: Lifetime

Cost: 153


Mobohttp://www.newegg.com/app/viewProductDesc.asp?description=13-131-510&depa=1
ASUS "A8V Deluxe" VIA K8T800 Pro Chipset Motherboard For AMD Socket 939 CPU -RETAIL

Specifications:
Supported CPU: AMD Athlon 64/Athlon 64 FX
Chipset: K8T800Pro + VT8237
RAM: 4x DIMM Dual Channel DDR400/333/266 Max 4GB
Slots: 1x AGP 8X, 5x PCI
Ports: 2x PS/2,1x COM,1x LPT,8x USB2.0(Rear 4),1x IEEE1394,1x RJ45,2x S/PDIF out,Audio Ports
IDE: 2x ATA 133 up to 4 Devices, 1x ATA 133 up to 2 Devices by Promise 20378 with RAID 0/1/0+1
SATA: 2x Serial ATA with RAID 0/1, 2x Serial ATA by Promise 20378 with RAID 0/1/0+1
Onboard Audio: Realtek ALC850 8-CH
Onboard LAN: Marvell 88E8001 GbE
Onboard IEEE1394: 2x 1394 ports
Form Factor: ATX

Cost: 130


other: These i can easily change, they're just what I thought were good.
Hard Drive: Seagate 200GB 7200RPM IDE Hard Drive, Model ST3200822A-RK, Retail
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...148-036&depa=1

Cost: 143

Video card: I'll buy and install some crappy one (it's just a server)

Cd drive, monitor, mouse, i have.

total for those 4 parts: 635

Please review the three critical parts to see if they are good choices!!
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Old 12-05-2004, 12:56 AM   #2
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Well I think they are very good choises
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Yeah, i debated for a long long time as to if i should get a 939 or a 754 socket
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Well if you know what you are doing you should get the 939 but if you are a begineer you should get 754
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HOLY BOINKY BOINK! That's you kind of server? Whoa. What are you planning to do with it? Run 10 servers of Battlefield 1942 at once? Geez, save some cash and downgrade to an Athlon XP. Just my opinion.
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He could have for playing games as well I think he should stay with it.
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yeah, i'm gonna use it as a gaming computer later when i get money to buy a video card, monitor, and a nice sound card.
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Bah, i just found out that I need to get a CD drive as well. Can someone fill me on on which would work with that setup, and what i should get? I want it to play cd's and dvd's and I want to be able to burn stuff to the CD with nero
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WOW. Thats a very descriptive list.
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this is what im getting:
cd-rw and dvd-rom: http://www.dealsonic.com/sasm52cddvdc1.html (Samsung SM-352NENB Black 52X32X52X16 Black CD-RW & DVD Combo Drive OEM w/Software)


it has both cd-rw and dvd (combo)
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