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Old 08-22-2005, 07:45 PM   #1
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ok ive been thinking..... im gonig to start building my PC here in about month , imma buy piece by piece... ill probably get the piece in this order, i pretty much kno what im getting except for a few things kk here we go..

1. case/ power supply
2. Motherboard - ASUS SLI premium socket 939
3. Memory - 1 GB PC4000 (dunno what brand yet)
4. Hard Drives 1- 34.5 GB i think it was 10,000 RPM. 1 - 160 GB 7200 RPM (or should i just get 1 big 7200 rpm?
5.eVGA 7800GT
6.Sony CD-RW

im getting the processor last, im just not sure what to get..... should i get an AMD 3800+, 4000+, 4200+, 4400+? im kinda sorta on a budget... i dont want to spend more than like $1500. maybe $1600...USD and overclcoking ive never done it, but i amy try it to a safe point...just on the procesoor.... can u guys help me with what processor to get, and how good will this system be??
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get a 4400 if you got the money
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What are you going to be doing? If if were you... get the 4200+... dual core's for amd will good for a couple of years...
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yeah, thats true, go with the 4200+
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Old 08-22-2005, 07:55 PM   #5
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how much is the 4200+?
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Old 08-22-2005, 07:58 PM   #6
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103547
$478.09 US.
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Old 08-22-2005, 08:00 PM   #7
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umm..
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ok this is what i got

Sony CD-RW
Kingwin Case with 420W P/S
western digital Raptor 74 gb 10,000 rpm
seagate barracuda 7200 rpm 160 gb
ASUS SLI Delux mobo with nforce 4
eVGA 7800GT cmes with BF2
Geil Ultra 1 GB (2 x 512mb) DDR PC4000 Ram
AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ 1ghz FSB Manchester Dual Core

everything comes to $1476USD

i was reading u can o/c the 3800 to 2.4 ghz and higher on a stock h/s and fan....
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if you know how to overclock you could get the 3800+, if not read up on it. dont ruin the cpu and possibly your system.
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i was reading u can o/c the 3800 to 2.4 ghz and higher on a stock h/s and fan....
mempf an older member here got his to 2.75GHz stable....with a thermalright xp-90 heatsink...pretty sick
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