Better $1200 system than Tom's Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: May 9, 2007 7:58 PM in Systems Share Agree or Disagree? Total: 3 votes Agree!! 67 % Your Nuts!! 34 % OK except for... 0 % mrog99 May 9, 2007 7:54:39 PM Key Advantages: ASUS motherboard. - better reliability PC PC single rail power supply - better PSU and Amp management RAPTOR HD - (74GB for OS) - faster chokepoint Notes: Case is a wash - none picked here. Not designed specifically for OC. External HD (as backup - using internal already in possession) Stock Fan used for 6600 Processor Update ASUS P5B-Plus LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail $139.99 $139.99 Update EVGA 320-P2-N811-AR GeForce 8800GTS 320MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card - Retail $279.99 $279.99 Update PC Power & Cooling Silencer 610 EPS12V EPS12V 610W Continuous @ 40°C Power Supply - Retail $199.99 -$40.00 Instant $159.99 Update Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 Conroe 2.4GHz LGA 775 Processor Model BX80557E6600 - Retail $226.00 $226.00 Update APIDA 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model AMX10ALNMSH-P2 - Retail $89.99 $89.99 Update Western Digital Raptor WD740ADFD 74GB 10,000 RPM Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - OEM Mail-in Rebate $159.99 $159.99 Update Beyond Micro BM250MD3CS8M 250GB 7200 RPM External Hard In Stock $83.69 $83.69 More about : 1200 system tom Phrozt May 9, 2007 7:58:06 PM *You're nuts. (That's also my vote). Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumTom 's Hardware Member System Gallery ForumIs gt650m better than hd 7670 m for gaming laptop? Forum7600gt rated better than x850xt in a toms article? ForumA good gpu is better than an expensive cpu for gaming ? ForumWindows won't boot after Motherboard/CPU/RAM change ForumBuilding a new System , any Advice .. ForumMy new system is taking forever to boot. Forum8600GT or 1950XT better? ForumSystem Builder Marathon: Day Two ForumBudget System Build ForumWhat Do you think of this system ForumSystem Builder Marathon: Day One Forum8 Core (2 cpu) system advice? ForumGreat, ANOTHER one - System building More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !