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Old 02-04-2006, 01:58 AM   #21
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OK am getting this one Seagate Baracuda 7200.9 250GB 7200rpm SATAII/300 8mb Cache,
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Old 02-04-2006, 03:01 AM   #22
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Thats great! So you are spending 2,319.00 AUD so about 1,737.79 USD
My personal suggestion is to get
CPU:AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ Manchester 1GHz FSB 2 x 512KB L2
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103547 ($358)
Cpu Cooling: Thermaltake Big Typhoon CL-P0114 120mm Cooling Fan with Heatsink ($49)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835106061
Motherboard:ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131568 ($229)
VIDEO CARD:XFX PVT70GUDF7 Geforce 7800GT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 VIVO PCI Express x16 Video Card ($270)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150108
Case:Thermaltake Tsunami VA3000BWA Black Aluminum ATX Mid Tower
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133132 ($109)
DVD Burner:Lite-on, dual layer DVD Burner With LightScribe
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827106019 ($52)
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3808110AS 80GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive ($63)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148107
RAM:OCZ Performance 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Unbuffered DDR 400 (PC 3200) Dual Channel Kit ($194)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146970
PSU: Antec TRUEPOWERII TPII-550 ATX12V 550W Power Supply ($85)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103931
Screen:SAMSUNG 940b-Black 19" 8ms LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 700:1 ($330)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001066

That hits about 1730 USD , no sound card though....
Possible down-grades: Mobo, and Screen. Then you could afford a sound card!
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Old 02-04-2006, 03:10 AM   #23
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thanks but am sticking to my one. by the way how do u install windows XP into a new computer that is without an O/S? what happens when you boot up your new computer without your O/S?
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does anyone know or its not possible...
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