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Old 05-25-2005, 04:24 PM   #1
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CASE : Silverstone Temjin SST-TJ01 Workstation Aluminum Case 420 WATT (BLACK COLOR)
CPU : (939-pin) AMD™ ATHLON™64 FX55 CPU w/ Hyper Transport Technology
MOTHERBOARD : (939-pin Socket) ASUS A8V-E Deluxe VIA K8T890 Mainboard w/ LAN, USB2.0, IEEE, & AUDIO
MEMORY : 1024 MB (512MBx2) PC3200 400MHz Dual Channel DDR MEMORY (Corsair Value RAM)
HARD DRIVE : Western Digital Raptor 36.7GB 10,000RPM Serial ATA 150 8MB Cache WD360GD
Hard Drive 2 : NONE
Optical Drive : 16X DVD ROM (BLACK COLOR)
Optical Drive 2 : NONE

this is my first computer. im going to pair it with a 20 inch dell widescreen monitor.. is it a good system or not? the price of all the components will be 2 grand.. w/o the monito

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Old 05-25-2005, 04:27 PM   #2
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nice computer! beats my pc any day...

that sounds really nice

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Old 05-25-2005, 05:02 PM   #3
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welcome to the forum!
Everything is excellent!
one suggestion would be to atleast get a cd-rw/dvd-rom combo drive. there isn't that much difference in the pricing. But you need to be able to burn back-ups.
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Old 05-25-2005, 05:38 PM   #4
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Yep, that rig is probabley the best on this forum....
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Old 05-25-2005, 08:56 PM   #5
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I'd try to get more HD space... 36.7G isn't that much. Even my laptop has 60G :P And as the others hvae said, some form of CD-R would be a good idea... Weither it be DVD-CD-RW or perhaps an additional CD-RW(so you could make duplicates)
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Laptop: Sempron 2800, 512M RAM, Unichrome, 60G, DVD-RW
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Old 05-25-2005, 09:28 PM   #6
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Your first PC, and you`ve got a...

Single Core Speed Beast...

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