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http://www.overclock.net/faqs/36946-...-system-i.html

You may want to look under my FAQ. The 500>, it stays under 500 and its a conroe build. although i need to make changes on it because the motherboard i recommended is out of stock, and the conroe went up in price. Regardless, its a conroe machine that will suffice your every day needs for 500>. =)
I've looked at a Conroe build, but the mobos that are for Conroes only have 1 IDE port on them (port i think lol ) I need to use the HD from this Dell (IDE) and use it in my new build. I don't need it to be top-of-the line, just enough for everyday usage and some casual gaming... nothing spectacular lol.

Thanks for the help though.
    
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You can use two devices on one IDE port.... you know that, right?
    
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You can use two devices on one IDE port.... you know that, right?
Yea, but the ribbon cable would be moving half way across the side of my room just to get to the DVD-Rom drive (I know, outdated tech, but I don't need DVD-+ RW as of now )
    
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post #44 of 226
save a bit more and get ide to sata adapter for your hdd
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Know what you mean about the IDE. Whenever I go Conroe, I'm just gonna have to dump everything else on a newer SATA drive. Nothing is wrong with Socket 939 though. I intend on keeping my system for at least a couple of years if not more. Just 2GBs, an Opty 165 and a DFI board later and you'll be set!
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post #46 of 226
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Well, Not sure If I have money to go Conroe, so I decided to make a build consisting of budget components that seemed like would give me a good solid build for a little while.

It needs to last me into college (about 4 years ), cheap, with good quality components. I know that 939 is not good to go with due to lack of upgrade ability in the future, but I thought that since it is about to be phased out, it would be a good time to grab some inexpensive components.

Here is the list.

Case: Raidmax Scorpio ATX Mid Tower
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego 2.2 GHz
Mobo: ASUS A8N-E nForce 4 Ultra ATX
Video: eVGA GeForce 6800GS 256MB PCIe
PSU : HIPRO 500W
RAM: 1 GB Team Xtreem Appolo
Thermal Compound: AS5

Thanks in Advance!

Tyr

EDIT: Updated List.
i wouldnt go w/ teh 6800gs, a 7300 or 7600 is better and for the same price
and for the power supply i'd reccomend http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817709002

the rest looks pretty good to me, and what are you doing for cpu cooling? big typhoon or scythe infinity might be good for u
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post #47 of 226
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Originally Posted by Chozart View Post
You can use two devices on one IDE port.... you know that, right?
Two IDE devices on one IDE port.

I have two DVD-RW Drives and then my IDE HDD which is three devices meaning I need another IDE port myself.
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The Hipro PSU is actually not bad for the price. Granted, it ain't an PC Power & Cooling, but it does its job, and it does it quite well (from experience of another user here)
    
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this is much better than the 6800gs and look at the prices
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130076

and i like this psu
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817709002

or this psu if u can afford it
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817709003
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The 7600GS and the 6800GS have about the same clocks, but the 6800GS has GDDR3 memory, 256-bit memory bus, so therefore wouldn't it be the superior choice?
    
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