Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Builds & Case Mods › Build Logs › Check out my new rig!!
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Check out my new rig!!

post #1 of 23
Thread Starter 
My brother and I are building a rig for him...mATX because he's gonna take it to Sweden, and then to Greece! He's gonna use it mostly for Quake 4 right now, but hopefully also for Bioshock and UT3! He's teh specs:

Apevia X-QPack mATX Desktop Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811144109

AMD Athlon 64 X2 3600+ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103046

Biostar Tforce TF7050-M2 mATX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138061

MSI Geforce 7900GS 512mb
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...i%2b7900GS

2gb OCZ Reaper HPC Edition DDR2-800
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227231

Asus SATA DVD-Rom Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827135143

All for under $600! (before rebates )

We already got the Hard Drives, PSU, and peripherals.

Any recommendations or comments are greatly appreciated!
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz Biostar TF-7050m2 HIS x1950pro 512mb 2x1024mb OCZ Reaper 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 Maxtor 80gb SATA Raid 0 Win XP Home LG Flatron 19" Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
Antec Neopower 480 watts Apevia x-QPack Blue/Black Logitech Mx500 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz Biostar TF-7050m2 HIS x1950pro 512mb 2x1024mb OCZ Reaper 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 Maxtor 80gb SATA Raid 0 Win XP Home LG Flatron 19" Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
Antec Neopower 480 watts Apevia x-QPack Blue/Black Logitech Mx500 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 23
I recall that 7050 series MBs OC well, do fill us in on that since they are so new
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X4 965 ASUS M4A79 Deluxe 9800GTx2 2x2G OCZ Reapers 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500G WD Black LiteOn CD/DVD R/W Win7 64 22'' ws Acer AL2223W 
KeyboardPowerMouse
MS KU462 Natural SS DA750 MS 5 button 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X4 965 ASUS M4A79 Deluxe 9800GTx2 2x2G OCZ Reapers 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500G WD Black LiteOn CD/DVD R/W Win7 64 22'' ws Acer AL2223W 
KeyboardPowerMouse
MS KU462 Natural SS DA750 MS 5 button 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 23
why not spend a bit more money and get a 4400? I bought a mobo/cpu for 99 bux from fry's. I don't see why go with such a low end chip.
My System
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD RYZEN 7 1700 8-Core 3.0 GHz (3.7 GHz Turbo)... GIGABYTE GA-AX370-Gaming (rev. 1.0) AM4 AMD X37... GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Ti DirectX 12 GV-N108... CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DD... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE120BW 2.5" 120GB SATA III... Intel 540s Series 2.5" 480GB SATA III TLC Inter... PNY CS1311 2.5" 480GB SATA III TLC Internal Sol... LG BDR 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
DEEPCOOL Gamer Storm CAPTAIN 240EX WHITE CPU Li... Windows 10 Professional LG 34UC79G-B Asus MG278Q 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G910 Orion Spark CORSAIR RMx Series RM650X 650W 80 PLUS GOLD Has... CM Storm Stryker - White Full Tower Gaming Comp... Corsair Gaming M65 PRO RGB FPS Gaming Mouse, Ba... 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Big Mofo Creative Sounblaster Zx Razer - Leviathan 5.1-Channel Soundbar System w... Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma V2 USB Gaming Headset -... 
Audio
Samson Meteor Mic 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD RYZEN 7 1700 8-Core 3.0 GHz (3.7 GHz Turbo)... GIGABYTE GA-AX370-Gaming (rev. 1.0) AM4 AMD X37... GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Ti DirectX 12 GV-N108... CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DD... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE120BW 2.5" 120GB SATA III... Intel 540s Series 2.5" 480GB SATA III TLC Inter... PNY CS1311 2.5" 480GB SATA III TLC Internal Sol... LG BDR 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
DEEPCOOL Gamer Storm CAPTAIN 240EX WHITE CPU Li... Windows 10 Professional LG 34UC79G-B Asus MG278Q 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G910 Orion Spark CORSAIR RMx Series RM650X 650W 80 PLUS GOLD Has... CM Storm Stryker - White Full Tower Gaming Comp... Corsair Gaming M65 PRO RGB FPS Gaming Mouse, Ba... 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Big Mofo Creative Sounblaster Zx Razer - Leviathan 5.1-Channel Soundbar System w... Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma V2 USB Gaming Headset -... 
Audio
Samson Meteor Mic 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by la4ours View Post
why not spend a bit more money and get a 4400? I bought a mobo/cpu for 99 bux from fry's. I don't see why go with such a low end chip.
Because the X2 3600+ is a great OCer and very inexpensive.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X4 965 ASUS M4A79 Deluxe 9800GTx2 2x2G OCZ Reapers 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500G WD Black LiteOn CD/DVD R/W Win7 64 22'' ws Acer AL2223W 
KeyboardPowerMouse
MS KU462 Natural SS DA750 MS 5 button 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X4 965 ASUS M4A79 Deluxe 9800GTx2 2x2G OCZ Reapers 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500G WD Black LiteOn CD/DVD R/W Win7 64 22'' ws Acer AL2223W 
KeyboardPowerMouse
MS KU462 Natural SS DA750 MS 5 button 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 23
Tell him happy gaming ^_^
(and travels )
133MHZpow
(11 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel P4 Soyo VIA P4M266  Nvidia 5200FX 1GB 
Optical DriveOSKeyboardPower
LiteOn DVD ROM Antix Linux Xtech Generic generic 400w 
CaseMouse
Compaq  BenQ optical 
  hide details  
Reply
133MHZpow
(11 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel P4 Soyo VIA P4M266  Nvidia 5200FX 1GB 
Optical DriveOSKeyboardPower
LiteOn DVD ROM Antix Linux Xtech Generic generic 400w 
CaseMouse
Compaq  BenQ optical 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 23
Thread Starter 
Yes the reason we went so cheap on the CPU is for overclocking....and I told him he could easily upgrade someday.


We ordered yesterday so it's not like there's any going back. The only problem is, if something is DOA....well let's not get into that. He's leaving Saturday!

I read that the 3600+ Brisbane has compatibility issues with some mobos...you think it'll work ok on the Tforce TF7050 tho right??

And what's the deal with the 9.5 multi lol?
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz Biostar TF-7050m2 HIS x1950pro 512mb 2x1024mb OCZ Reaper 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 Maxtor 80gb SATA Raid 0 Win XP Home LG Flatron 19" Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
Antec Neopower 480 watts Apevia x-QPack Blue/Black Logitech Mx500 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz Biostar TF-7050m2 HIS x1950pro 512mb 2x1024mb OCZ Reaper 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 Maxtor 80gb SATA Raid 0 Win XP Home LG Flatron 19" Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
Antec Neopower 480 watts Apevia x-QPack Blue/Black Logitech Mx500 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 23
I suggest relax on the memory. I dought you need that much cooling power. Plus it might not fit I suggest going With This OCZ Pair It's a bit cheaper and it's practically the same memory.


Gigabyte Mobo Just something to look at
Dell E1705
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
1.73Ghz Dell 7900gs 2gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
100gb DVD-RW Vista Home Premium 17inch 
  hide details  
Reply
Dell E1705
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
1.73Ghz Dell 7900gs 2gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
100gb DVD-RW Vista Home Premium 17inch 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 23
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke View Post
I recall that 7050 series MBs OC well, do fill us in on that since they are so new
Yes, I remember reading that it made it to 272 fsb without "much sweat"
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz Biostar TF-7050m2 HIS x1950pro 512mb 2x1024mb OCZ Reaper 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 Maxtor 80gb SATA Raid 0 Win XP Home LG Flatron 19" Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
Antec Neopower 480 watts Apevia x-QPack Blue/Black Logitech Mx500 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz Biostar TF-7050m2 HIS x1950pro 512mb 2x1024mb OCZ Reaper 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 Maxtor 80gb SATA Raid 0 Win XP Home LG Flatron 19" Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
Antec Neopower 480 watts Apevia x-QPack Blue/Black Logitech Mx500 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 23
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Metalica732 View Post
I suggest relax on the memory. I dought you need that much cooling power. Plus it might not fit I suggest going With This OCZ Pair It's a bit cheaper and it's practically the same memory.


Gigabyte Mobo Just something to look at
Well, ya never know because the Tforce 7050 supports up to 2.65 VDimm, I believe. And I mean, I want to pump some serious overclockage out of this thing!

And....already ordered Just hope it fits! Hehe, hope I don't have to pull em' off.

As for the Biostar, the main reason we got it was for some overclocking, donno about the Gigabyte..
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz Biostar TF-7050m2 HIS x1950pro 512mb 2x1024mb OCZ Reaper 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 Maxtor 80gb SATA Raid 0 Win XP Home LG Flatron 19" Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
Antec Neopower 480 watts Apevia x-QPack Blue/Black Logitech Mx500 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz Biostar TF-7050m2 HIS x1950pro 512mb 2x1024mb OCZ Reaper 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 Maxtor 80gb SATA Raid 0 Win XP Home LG Flatron 19" Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
Antec Neopower 480 watts Apevia x-QPack Blue/Black Logitech Mx500 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 23
Thread Starter 
Ok, now I'm wondering.....

Looking at the last item on my list, an Asus Sata DVD-Rom drive, can we install XP Home using that? How can windows setup even begin w/o any SATA drivers?
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz Biostar TF-7050m2 HIS x1950pro 512mb 2x1024mb OCZ Reaper 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 Maxtor 80gb SATA Raid 0 Win XP Home LG Flatron 19" Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
Antec Neopower 480 watts Apevia x-QPack Blue/Black Logitech Mx500 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz Biostar TF-7050m2 HIS x1950pro 512mb 2x1024mb OCZ Reaper 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 Maxtor 80gb SATA Raid 0 Win XP Home LG Flatron 19" Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
Antec Neopower 480 watts Apevia x-QPack Blue/Black Logitech Mx500 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Build Logs
Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Builds & Case Mods › Build Logs › Check out my new rig!!