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Its for my uncle and he asked me to build him a decent computer so I came up with this one.

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edit: any recommendations for some desktop speakers around 75.00?
edit2: sorry for the messed up pic. Ever since I started folding with my gpu I can take a decent screen shot

Edited by Heavy Light 117 - 7/6/08 at 10:17pm
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10 dollars more can get an E8400...nice bunch of parts there, I have a few myself and nothing has gone wrong.
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Originally Posted by Jacko87 View Post
10 dollars more can get an E8400...nice bunch of parts there, I have a few myself and nothing has gone wrong.
I wouldn't have a problem with that cpu being a 45nm chip on this mobo?
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post #4 of 16
Found this on Gigabyte's site, says supports all C2Ds including 45nm.
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post #5 of 16
Current mobo is fine. I would get a E8400 instead. Also, if their not gamers, there is no point in a 8800GT. A simple HD3xxx card would work fine.
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post #7 of 16
for the speakers, look at the logitech x-240's
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post #8 of 16
What's it gonna be used for?
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post #9 of 16
wow thats quite a nice build if that PC is for his uncles family. Even fore work its overkill, not many uncles need 3.0Ghz Core 2 Duo, 8800GTin a Antec 900 with a 22inch monitor rig. The PSu is also a bit over the top but i guess it allows for future upgrades. You could probably save some money but i guess it s decent rig with high quality parts.
post #10 of 16
Wow, what happened to memory prices? I got 4GB for that much a few months ago (or rather, 8GB for twice that much). I guess DDR2 is starting to get phased out now?

Also: small hard drive is small. Get 500GB!
    
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