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Old 08-10-2005, 08:10 AM   #1
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Default What Motherboard/Vid Card To Get??

I'm looking at making a computer and here are all of my current parts except for motherboard/vid card... I started out with really cheap ones but I changed my mind and want to get them so that they'll support some better parts/performance. Here are the parts so far:




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here are the motherboard/vid card i had chosen originally... I'd like to get something a bit nicer.


Vid card

I will not be using the computer for a whole lot of hardcore gaming. Mainly for every day uses with some speed and then good for editing videos via small programs like windows movie maker.


EDIT: I decided to keep that mobo and upgrade to the following vid card


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Old 08-10-2005, 09:42 AM   #2
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if it's for day to day uses like email and what not.. it's looks like it would do the job for stuff like that.


My Computer:
Mother Board: MSI K8N Neo4 Platinum/SLI --- CPU: AMD Athlon 64 3200+
PSU: OCZ ModStream 520w ----------------- HD: Seagate Barracuda 200g
Video Card: XFX GeForce 6200 -------------- RAM: OCZ Value ram Dual Channel 256 x2
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Old 08-10-2005, 01:01 PM   #3
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that memory will not work with that motherboard. That motherboard supports DDR 266 memory, you had DDR 400. This memory would work though.
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AMD Opteron 165 CCBWE 0551@ 2.25ghz(250 x 9) 1.45v cooled w/ Thermaltake Big Typhoon | DFI LP Ultra D | eVGA 7800GT@ 465/1110 | Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic | 2GB G. Skill DDR 500 @ 250mhz 3-4-4-8 | 80 GB SATA + 40GB SATA + 200GB IDE| 480w Thermaltake Silent purepower | Thermaltake Tsunami Dream case (Black) | Windows XP Pro |
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