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post #31 of 36
You have a good rig collected now.. 3700+, the ASUS board, G.Skill 2GB set, Case, and FSP PSU. Now left is the Video card, and then you're all set (I assume you have hard disks and other stuff from your 'old' rig?)
    
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post #32 of 36
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yeah i have a 250gb hard drive and a lightscribe super multi drive and a dvd rom i think i'm good in that department i also have a tv tuner+ X800 which will be salvaged but since i have decided on the MVP mobo i think i'm gonna go for the X1900XT since my money provider wants my pc to last long i think that card is my best assumption.. open to suggestions still EDIT holy crap am i getting tired..
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2x250gb WD RAID0 Logitech Supermulti Windows XP mediacenter Viewsonic VX922 
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post #33 of 36
if you want to add me, feel free.

maybe you could go with Intel also, the 920 is pretty good.
    
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post #34 of 36
Our rigs are going to be very similar:

My picks:

Opteron 170
ASUS MVP
G.Skill Extreme 2GB
ATI Radeon X1900XT
Antec P180 Case
Antec TPII 550 (from old rig, upgrading later)
Bunch of hard disks and optical stuff...

Opteron is here already, will get MoBo and Vid Card tomorrow... yippee!!

One last: what cooling do you ahve?
    
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E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
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post #35 of 36
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chozart
Our rigs are going to be very similar:

My picks:

Opteron 170
ASUS MVP
G.Skill Extreme 2GB
ATI Radeon X1900XT
Antec P180 Case
Antec TPII 550 (from old rig, upgrading later)
Bunch of hard disks and optical stuff...

Opteron is here already, will get MoBo and Vid Card tomorrow... yippee!!

One last: what cooling do you ahve?
uh? right now i have this intel cooler but.. i dont think my proc is any opteron.. but i'm sure it'll get the job done i have no aftermarket cooler alright i'm off its like 4:30 i will check back tommorow though
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Amd 3700+ SD DFI CFXpress 3200 X1950XTX 2x512mb Patriot 2.5-4-8-4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x250gb WD RAID0 Logitech Supermulti Windows XP mediacenter Viewsonic VX922 
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Razer Tarantula FSP 700w Tt Armor w/25cm fan door Razer Copperhead 
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eXactmat 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x250gb WD RAID0 Logitech Supermulti Windows XP mediacenter Viewsonic VX922 
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Razer Tarantula FSP 700w Tt Armor w/25cm fan door Razer Copperhead 
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post #36 of 36
Your CPU is a great CPU. I've heard it overclocks great ! I just means our rigs were quite similar in choice of components (except CPU).

For cooling when you start overclocking... look into the TT BT:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835106061
    
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E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA None Windows XP Pro 32-bit HP Pavilion f1703 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
N/A Corsair HX520 Coolermaster Cavalier N/A 
Mouse Pad
N/A 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA None Windows XP Pro 32-bit HP Pavilion f1703 
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