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post #1 of 6
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Well this was a very budget rig for client who needed a new fast rig for his alloy wheels shop, old celly was just getting way to slow and annoying for him..just needs to browse the web and manily check mail, but doesnt want it to be sluggish, so i thought single core was the way..

heres some pics..the case not bad at all for 10 quid




The gigabyte mobo, a very nice mobo for only 44 quid


only 1gb ram..honestly even though 2gb is so cheap..its just way too overkill for his needs.



OCZ Vanquisher..coz obviously stock settings will not suffice. Now the base of this thing is a pretty appauling finish so i will lap it tommorow, its 1am here and ive just finished overclocking this thing..but for 10quid for a Heatpipe cooler, you just cant go wrong.




and everything installed



And now onto the overclocking..here is it..i didnt really spend long on it..took like 5 minutes to overclock, tommorow i will fine tune it. But it seriously is quick and i hope the client is happy..but for 165 quid for a full rig(cpu, mobo, ram, case, psu and hard drive and heatsink ..you just cant complain.

Edited by waqasr - 5/21/08 at 6:00pm
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post #2 of 6
How much did u pay for that one. Looks good.
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post #3 of 6
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the cpu, mobo,ram, psu, hard drive, case and heatsink cost 165 GBP shipped..or around $330...
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Crucial MX200 250gb + 1tb Lg Bluray EK Supreme, TC PA120.3, D5 Vario, San Ace Windows 7 Ultimate  
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32" LG7000 1920x1080 Logitech S510 XFX 650Watt XXX Modular Edition Custom Modded 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Crucial MX200 250gb + 1tb Lg Bluray EK Supreme, TC PA120.3, D5 Vario, San Ace Windows 7 Ultimate  
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32" LG7000 1920x1080 Logitech S510 XFX 650Watt XXX Modular Edition Custom Modded 
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post #4 of 6
That's a pretty nice deal. (Personally, I would have put 2GB of ram in, just so the machine won't be completely outdated in 6 months.)
post #5 of 6
im with ^^^ except i would have gone with 667 or 533 and dual channel. it would end up being cheaper, faster due to dual channel, and more ram in the end.

Aside from that, nice rig
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post #6 of 6
you should have bought a 2x1gb kit... memory is very cheap at the moment.
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