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Old 07-30-2005, 10:14 PM   #1
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Default My PC build... suggestions?

This will be my first attempt at building a pc so i'm looking for suggestions. My main goal was to keep it under $1500 with as much quality and performance as possible. Please post your suggestions and comments, much appreciated!

Hard drive-160gb-$80: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152014

Case-$100: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133132

Drive-$25: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827131410

Power supply-520w-$55: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817148008

Cooling fan-120mm-$50: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118115

RAM-1gb-dual channel-$132: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145450

Motherboard-939-$164: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131517

Processor-939-3200+-$190: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103535

Sound card-$25: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829120103

Video card-9800PRO-128mb-$136: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102286

Speakers-$55: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836121118

Keyboard-$47: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823175103

Mouse-$20: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826104136

Monitor-19" CRT-$180: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001178

Added in around $80 for shipping and got $1386.

That's about it, tell me what you think.
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Old 07-30-2005, 10:26 PM   #2
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Default Re: My PC build... suggestions?

Looks good, I would drop the sound card, and get a better graphics card, you have a great setup that will be limited by the graphics card.
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Old 07-30-2005, 10:27 PM   #3
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Cool! Any idea on case fans? Also creative makes the best sound cards and I would get a SATA Hard drive instead of ide for better performance
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your not going to be able to play the new games out at good settings with that card

get a 6800ultra/gt, 6600gt, or x800xl
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and that mobo is for pci-e cards and your video you selected is AGP
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Old 07-30-2005, 10:57 PM   #6
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Wow, didn't catch that major detail zoom. Took it out and replaced it with http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121531

and it comes out to 1452.

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