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post #11 of 20
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it's official. my dirt bike is sold for 1400$ i figured it would go for 1300, but my mom is gonna give me the extra 100 since it's her friend buying it. she's a little That's a different story altogether.

middle of may looks like a solid date for this thing now. I think next weekend i mite get some more parts for it what should i buy next?
    
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post #12 of 20
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w00t. gots me a 24$ check from SanDisk for a rebate i sent in like last january 24$ closer to my build. it is for sure, and i will start buying hardware this week, more than likely starting with the speakers so i can figure out what extra length of cord i will need for the rear satellites to arrange them from my drop ceiling. after the speakers are config'd, i will wait till middle of May and buy everything at once. then i will have my birthday money.
    
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post #13 of 20
I also have the processor. It will change the way you look at using your computer. The multitasking feature is amazing. Un-rar'ing something while playing FEAR is a great feeling.
post #14 of 20
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oh man, that will be the sweet spot. my dell, it's like "wait 20 minutes to actually start using the comp"

"finished"

"load internet"

"Wait 20 minutes"

Loaded

and that's about it. it's one small task at a time with this badboy, and I HATE IT! I want to use MSN and do my homework and listen to music and post on Overclock at the same time
    
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post #15 of 20
with that u can do even more , good system there man that BT is a beast it shud be renamed to big beast typhoon. have overclocking with that system.
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I Like The P180
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post #17 of 20
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I'm buying it next weekend, Sunday the 30th! Maybe even Saturday!!!


    
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post #18 of 20
well..i can run a AVG, Spybot, Adaware, itunes, and css or FEAR all at the same time with no hangups.....
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post #19 of 20
Upgrading from an MX440???
WOW!!!! Ur in for a visual treat mate!!!!!
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post #20 of 20
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Originally Posted by HardwaterH4ck3r
well..i can run a AVG, Spybot, Adaware, itunes, and css or FEAR all at the same time with no hangups.....
Holy bad words!! That is almost frightening power compared to this Dell.

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Originally Posted by BugBash
Upgrading from an MX440???
WOW!!!! Ur in for a visual treat mate!!!!!
That's what I think about when I imagine the past crap I've had to deal with. I haven't played a new game on here at even medium settings in like 5 years. I can't fathom what a change it'll be. But I'm sure it'll be a shocker.

I bought Far Cry, as soon as my computer is up and running it's the first program that's going on there.
    
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