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Buying A New PC

Postby TidusTheCoolest on Sun Nov 10, 2002 8:58 am

I'm going to buy a new PC soon .
This is it's spec :

AMD Athlon XP 2200+
MSI MS-6590 KT4 Ultra Via KT400 Motherboard
80GB Maxtor (7200 rpm)HDD
512 MB Kingston (PC 3000) DDR RAM
128 MB MSI GeForce 4Ti 4400
17" Samsung 753dfx (flatscreen) digital color monitor
Sony 48x24x48x CD-RW
Sony 16x DVD Drive
Creative Sound Blaster Live Digital Entertaintment 5.1
Altec Lansing ACS4 5.1 Speaker
Windows XP Home Edition

It's gonna cost me around U$ 1000

Is it a good system or not ?

I'm going to buy this PC because my old PC can't even run No One Live Forever 2 .
:cry:

I don't want to upgrade my old PC cos I'm gonna set a LAN network with my new PC !
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Postby jamessampson on Sun Nov 10, 2002 9:13 am

Seems good to me. What will you use it for - games, dvds? If you want games and multimedia try and get a Radeon 9700 Pro graphics card and a Creative Audigy sound card.

Why not just upgrade parts of your old system - ie save keyboard, monitor etc. Could save you $
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Postby Han on Sun Nov 10, 2002 9:28 am

Sony drives are a bad choice. Also, Samsung monitors have lately dropped in quality (some of them whistle in standby mode).
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HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Postby hammad on Sun Nov 10, 2002 2:02 pm

AMD ATHLON XP 2000+ OR HIGHER
MSI K7N420 PRO or LEADTEK K7NCR18D PRO (NFORCE CHIPSET ARE FASTER AND HAVE DOLBY SOUND BUILT IN)
OR MSI KT 400 CHIPSET MB IF IT COSTS LESS
60 GB 7200RPM MAXTOR (MAXTOR DIAMOND MAX PLUS 9)
TRY TO GET A 8MB VERSION IF PRICE SUITS YOU
2 256 MB DDR 333 OCZ REV 3.2 CL 2-2-2
MSI G4TI 4200-VTD8X VIVO OR MSI G4TI4200-TD IF U FIND A BARGAIN OR SAPHIRE TECH ATI RADEON 9000 W 128MB(AVAIABLE FOR LESS THEN $100) OR WAIT FOR THE ATI RADEON 9500 PRO WHICH WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY FASTER AND HAVE BETTER ANTI ALLIASING AND ANISOTROPING PERFORMANCE
17" SAMSUNG 753DFX OR 763 DFX OR 955DF 19" FLAT ACCORDING TO UR BUDGET
LITEON 52246S 52X BURNER
LITEON LTD 166S 16X DVD DRIVE CAUSE IT CAN READ ALMOST EVERY MEDIA OUT THER INCLUDING DVD-RAM
CREATIVE SOUND BLASTER AUDIGY 2 OR SOUND BLASTER AUDIGY OR PHILIPS ACOUSTIC EDGE OR UTILIZE THE NFORCE DOLBY DECODER BUILTIN ACCORDING TO UR BUDGET( CREATIVE SB LIVE DE IS A 2 GENERATIONS OLD CARD)
WINDOWS XP HOME EDITION
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EATIVE INSPIRE 6.1 6600 $129 OR INSPIRE 5.1 5200 $ 79

BUY FROM CREATIVE ONLINE SHOP IF U CAN BECAUSE THEY HAVE VERY GOOD SPEAKERS REFURBISHED AND NEW AT UNBELIVALE PRICE

THIS IS A SYSTEM THAT I WOULD BUY
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