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Building New GAming rig for 2800 dollars

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February 19, 2006 3:46:29 PM

I upgrade every two years and quess what the two years have just passed last Sunday so I am going to buy a new gaming rig

Here's what I think to buy:
CASE:Thermaltake Kandalf VA9000BWS Supertower-Black: $189
DVD RW:2X Plextor PX-750A DVD +/-RW 16x : $ 93 each 2x93=186
Videocard:Sapphire ATi Radeon X1900 XT-X 512MB DDR3 : $640
CPU:AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4400 2.2Ghz Socket 939 : $560
Motherboard:D FI LANParty nForce4 SLI-DR EXPERT : $220
RAM:o CZ PC3200 EL DDR Platinum Edition Dual Channel 2 X 1GB :$355
Floppy Drive: Sony 3.5 inch Floppy Disk Drive : $8.3
PSU:Enermax Liberty Series Power Supply (620 Watt):$175
Keyboard: Raptor Gaming K1 Professional Gaming Keyboard:$135
Mouse: Logitech MX-518 Gaming-Grade Optical Mouse:$60
SUM:$2528
I already have a TFT LCD 17 inch sony monitor so i will use that one
What do you think? Any sugestions?
February 19, 2006 5:35:34 PM

get the xt version, the xt-x isnt much better but its $100 more.
And by the choice of mobo im guessing your going to be overclocking, if so consider some ddr500 ram.
February 20, 2006 12:30:59 AM

Get Dual x1900 XT
Get CrossFire MotherBoard
Get Operon 170
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February 23, 2006 3:20:54 PM

Ok guys I agree on the opteron 170 but dual 1900 xtx is a bit too much I will get only one 1900xtx
February 23, 2006 3:39:12 PM

oompa beat me to the punch ok dude what oompa said but get an opty 165 its cheaper an it ocs well
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