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Build Me A Gaming Machine..Help me chose parts.

post #1 of 9
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I am selling my computer and upgrading! * mainly because i want to get rid of 754 socket and agp ! *

My budget is around £700 for a Gaming machine!

so far i have chose
Opteron 146 2.0GHz £105.15
Asus A8N-SLi (Standard) £82.92
Asus DRW £29.43
1Gb (2x512Mb) Corsair Value Select PC3200 £62.15
160Gb SATA150 Maxtor Diamondmax Plus 10 £55.11
CoolRiver Complete water cooler Deluxe Version (VGA/N.Bridge/CPU) using 120mm + Fan Cont £58.74
Gaming Case £70
430W Enermax Coolergiant £40 Total Around £500

Im hopeing to spend rest on a graphics card , Can any 1 tell me if im going wrong and if so what should i change etc !
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Amd3400+ * 2.4 * Asus Xp Pro Sp2 19" CRT samsung 
KeyboardPowerMouse
standard dell Dodgy 400 Watt Standard Logitech optical 
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standard dell Dodgy 400 Watt Standard Logitech optical 
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post #2 of 9
Dont get the premade watercooler.
Id get the premium or even the a8n32 over the vanilla if its in your price range.

What about video card?
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3200 2.0Ghz(2.6Ghz) Asus A8N-SLI Premium Win Xp Pro 22" CRT, 15" LCD 
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Logitech Noisetaker 2.0 600w TT Xaser V Damier Alum. G5 
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3200 2.0Ghz(2.6Ghz) Asus A8N-SLI Premium Win Xp Pro 22" CRT, 15" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Noisetaker 2.0 600w TT Xaser V Damier Alum. G5 
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post #3 of 9
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Was thinking about radeon x1800 * would of picked 7800 * only i need hd support for my plasma

What watercolling would u recommend ?
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CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Amd3400+ * 2.4 * Asus Xp Pro Sp2 19" CRT samsung 
KeyboardPowerMouse
standard dell Dodgy 400 Watt Standard Logitech optical 
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My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Amd3400+ * 2.4 * Asus Xp Pro Sp2 19" CRT samsung 
KeyboardPowerMouse
standard dell Dodgy 400 Watt Standard Logitech optical 
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post #4 of 9
The 7800 have hd support.
HD is infact just a resolution.
Custom watercooling!
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CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
3200 2.0Ghz(2.6Ghz) Asus A8N-SLI Premium Win Xp Pro 22" CRT, 15" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Noisetaker 2.0 600w TT Xaser V Damier Alum. G5 
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CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
3200 2.0Ghz(2.6Ghz) Asus A8N-SLI Premium Win Xp Pro 22" CRT, 15" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Noisetaker 2.0 600w TT Xaser V Damier Alum. G5 
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post #5 of 9
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The prob is , i can bearly fit kitted watercooling nether mind custom * im noob at it * so what would u recommend ?
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CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Amd3400+ * 2.4 * Asus Xp Pro Sp2 19" CRT samsung 
KeyboardPowerMouse
standard dell Dodgy 400 Watt Standard Logitech optical 
  hide details  
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My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Amd3400+ * 2.4 * Asus Xp Pro Sp2 19" CRT samsung 
KeyboardPowerMouse
standard dell Dodgy 400 Watt Standard Logitech optical 
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post #6 of 9
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I have £700 budget , preferbly AMD , Dont mind about Gfx Ati or Niv
I will be using this for gaming and downloading

What spec!?!?!? go mad
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CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Amd3400+ * 2.4 * Asus Xp Pro Sp2 19" CRT samsung 
KeyboardPowerMouse
standard dell Dodgy 400 Watt Standard Logitech optical 
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My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Amd3400+ * 2.4 * Asus Xp Pro Sp2 19" CRT samsung 
KeyboardPowerMouse
standard dell Dodgy 400 Watt Standard Logitech optical 
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post #7 of 9
so is that like how many USD?
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Pentium M 2.0 Intel Windows xp Media center 17" widescreen 
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Alienware stock? Alienware Razer CopperHead 
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Pentium M 2.0 Intel Windows xp Media center 17" widescreen 
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3.0 p4 presscott @ 3.7 abit... win xp 19" 
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post #9 of 9
Just upgrade your ram gfx psu and mouse and keyboard. Cooling also.
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AMD Athlon 64 3500+ Win ASUS SLi Windows XP HomeEditionsp2 Dell 17" 
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