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Old 07-16-2006, 05:17 PM   #1
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Hey everyone, Im getting a new computer, and I wanted to know if this setup will work fast and be good for gaming too, also I looked for hardware that would allow me to upgrade to better things in the future. My specs are:

Intel® Desktop Board D975XBX
Form Factor ATX
Processor Interface Socket 775
Processors Supported Intel 05B, Intel Pentium 4, Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition, Intel Pentium D
HyperThreading Technology
LAN Type 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit
PCI Slots 2
Intel 975X Express Northbridge chipset
800/1066MHz Front Side Bus support
DDR2 533/667MHz Memory up to 8GB
3 PCI Express x16
SATA II up to 3 GB/s with RAID

Intel Pentium D 930 3.0Ghz
Socket 775
Bus Speed 800Mhz
Intel Virtualization Technology
Intel® Extended Memory 64 Technology
Dual Core

Intel Copper Core Socket 775 CPU Cooling Fan

Ultra X-Finity 500 Watt Power Supply

Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 SATA-300 Hard Drive
160 GB
Serial ATA 300
Buffer Memory 8MB
Average Seek <8.5msec
Up to 3000 mb/s

And I will add in
OCZ EL PC2-5400 DDR2 667MHz Gold Memory probably up to 2 gigs

Also, Does anyone have any suggestions for the ultimate video card for gaming?

I will put it all in a Premium 2531 Blue ATX Mid-Tower Case with Clear Side, so I can look at the sweet mobo.
Thanks for any help and comments.

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Old 07-16-2006, 05:19 PM   #2
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oops, I put this in the processors section...maybe i should move it

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Old 07-16-2006, 05:59 PM   #3
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Sorry im newb, does anyone know how to move this thread to a different section? I see somebody else did it
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Old 07-16-2006, 09:17 PM   #4
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PM a mod, and try not to triple post. The "edit" button is there. There are a couple changes. The motherboard, get a P5WDH instead of the Bad Axe. For the processor, i suggest you wait 2 weeks to get a Conroe. For the RAM, get a get the G.Skill (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16820231065). And the powersupply has to go. Alvino, just bought a GameXstream and is very happy about it. Go with an OCZ GameXstream 600W. You cant go wrong.
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