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post #1 of 10
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ok, so a friend of mine is selling his car and will have a grand left over for a computer, and has entrusted me to build it for him. this is what I have come up with, and no Monitor, Mouse or keyboard is needed....


*Intel C2D E4600

*Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3

*GieL 2x1Gb DDR-II 800 CAS4

*GeForce 8800GT 512Mb

*Antec Sonata

*Corsair 520W HX

*Pioneer 20x DVD-RW

*Western Digital 500Gb SATA II


that comes to $1005 dollars AUD, no postage needed.

now here's the big kicker... he is willing to save a few extra dollars to upgrade IF NECESSARY.

What do you guys think? i personally like it, and so does he. Any input?


cheers

Unl33t
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post #2 of 10
First thought, is that your English teachers in high school didn't like you

Otherwise, thats a solid rig that will last the next few years.

Maybe grab a Tuniq Tower to Overclock it? After all, to not overclock is punishable by death (not really, but still, I aim to instill FEAR!)
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post #3 of 10
Where do you get your prives from. Overall it is a good build but try and change the RAm to G.skills and that C2D can be changed to a E2180 which will save money and still give similiar performance. If you can find a E7200 then get that which is not much more expensive ($20) than the E4600 but its a faster speed penryn comparable to the E6750 at stock speeds.
post #4 of 10
Looks good. I don't know what the price of E7200 over there. I think E7200 is another good option for this rig.
post #5 of 10
Overall, you have a pretty decent rig there. Like Kazakia mentioned, look for an E2180 which is proven to be a great overclocker for such a small price tag.
post #6 of 10
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Originally Posted by exileschild View Post
Overall, you have a pretty decent rig there. Like Kazakia mentioned, look for an E2180 which is proven to be a great overclocker for such a small price tag.
Well I asked him if he is willing to overclock, and he said if necessary he will, but not to any great extreems, and the price difference if quite a bit going to the E2180.


@archangelabove....i think i missed something... can you explain what you mean in that first sentence?

@kazakia, I have gotten my prices from Allneeds

I know they arent the cheapest, but I have had nothing but good dealings with them so im going to stick with them.

@linskingdom, the E7200 is not listed in allneeds price list, so i will give them a call and see what the go is.


thanks for your input so far guys, keep it coming
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post #7 of 10
Yup everything looks good..but like said go either e2180 for more savings or the E7200 if you can find one, its a great chip..also can you get the DFI P35 T2RS from there?..its a very good mobo and will make the cpu really shine.
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post #8 of 10
everythings fantastic. i wudnt change a thing except the processor but ppl already talked about that.

@wasaqr: dude ur sig gets me EVERY time !
    
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post #9 of 10
actually u might want to have a look at the Antec Sonata III that comes with a decent antec earthwatts 500W at 176AUD, price from MSY (not sure if it's close to your town/suburb)
also the price for a intel C2D E7200 is 154AUD if anyone is interested...

prices from MSY

other than that i think it's pretty solid build for sub 1000 system
Edited by k1t - 5/23/08 at 7:10am
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*EDIT* sorry. i didnt see AUD. anyway, good for its price
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