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Old 09-02-2005, 12:51 PM   #1
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Default Ok I M Makin My Own Now What

ok this is whats going in the system
Component Brand / Model Our Price

Processor Athlon 64 2800+ $144 (check prices)

Active cooler (included in Athlon 64 retail box)

Motherboard Gigabyte GA-K8NS $76 (check prices)

Memory 2X 256MB (512MB) Kingston DDR400 $90 (check prices)

Case Antec 3700 AMB $65 (check prices)

Power Supply 350W (included in case)

Hard drive Western Digital WD800JB $59 (check prices)

DVD-ROM / CD-RW Lite-On LTC-48161H (DVD/CDRW) $44 (check prices)

Graphics ATI Radeon 9800 (128MB) $165 (check prices)

Audio Sound Blaster Audigy LS $44 (check prices)

Floppy None

Keyboard Microsoft Natural Multimedia $20

Mouse Intellimouse Optical $15

Operating system Windows XP Home $74 with motherboard

Total $796

but im gonna put a gig of ram in and i was wondering if there was a better radeon out for that amount of money because the 128mb scares me i think i should go higher because this is just a pc for games like cs:s
and half life 2. also if theres anything else i should replace tell me but i want to stay around 800$

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Old 09-02-2005, 03:12 PM   #2
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THat 9800 should do fine. I have an x800 128mb and it plays at the highest settings, as in resolution. If I go max on aa and ap I get some lag, but not much. You should be able to play just fine.
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Old 09-02-2005, 03:45 PM   #3
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"Processor Athlon 64 2800+ $144 (check prices) "

You can get the athlon 64 3000+ for $146.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103537

Also, your motherboard, I have the same model but I paid extra for the ultra edition. Its pretty cool
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Old 09-02-2005, 06:06 PM   #4
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Old 09-02-2005, 06:16 PM   #5
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is the refurbushed stuff from newegg safe to buy
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