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Old 08-23-2007, 10:33 AM   #1
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Default Should i throw more cash in this box?

My current set up is:

Mobo: ASUS P5N32-E
CPU: INTEL CORE 2 DUO E6750 CPU COR
PSU: ANTEC 650W TRIO ATX12V SLI PSU
Case: ANTEC NINE HUNDRED ATX CASE.
RAM: CORSAIR 2GB DDR2-800 XMS2 KIT
GPU: BFGTECH GF 8800GTS 640MB PCI-E
Hd: WD 500GB SATA2 HARD DRIVE.
Optical drive: SONYBULK SONY 18X DVD+RW DRIVE
OS: Xp

and after some initial issues with the psu(it was DOA) i got every thing running working and installed. I am thinking while i still got a income(workin till Dec then go back to classes) i should tweek this as best as possible.

any suggestions on building this box up?
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If I were you I would throw Vista on that. Something I might do is get an aftermarket CPU cooler. I don't think you should do much overclocking though. The only other thing you could do is get another 2 gigs of RAM.
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^About it, but i would add a side case fan to it.
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^About it, but i would add a side case fan to it.
The Antec 900 already has a bunch of case fans. Good suggestion though. I would suggest also to get some cathode lights to make it purty.
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^ i never heard of cathode lights, but nean blue lights are nice.
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Old 08-23-2007, 10:57 AM   #6
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Depenmds on how much cash you have as well . If you had enough you could get a quad core .
BUt at the moment i would just maybe add another 2 gigs of ram
and a 74gb raptor as a boot drive
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to set up a boot drive would i have to install windows all over again?
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I would get Vista though.
Then it would make sense to get the boot drive
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to set up a boot drive would i have to install windows all over again?
Not necessarily there is drive cloning software and such . But if you go vista then you can set vista up on the raptor
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I would get Vista though.
Then it would make sense to get the boot drive
Yea Vista would be a good choice.
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