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May 19, 2007 4:47:17 AM

:wink:

i have used my laptop for daily activity but i want to buy a new dekstop
i have searching about two days but still confuse
choosing all of it component ,
i use dekstop for general use like gaming, design, and watch dvd
i
my budget only 700-800

Mobo:
gigabyte ga-975p ds3

procs:
conroe e6300

ram:
croshair 2x512 6400 (is this the best for my budget ?)

vga:
?????? dont know

psu :
??? dont know

case :
dont know

dvdrw :
?????

harddisk:
dont know too../

this computer can use for 1-2 year

More about : hate urgently needed

May 19, 2007 12:57:40 PM

My brother-in-law is visiting, asked a similiar question (slightly higher budget & will re-use his XP Pro)

GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$99 shipped

E4300
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$115 shipped

G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 800 5-5-5-15
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$85 shipped

Samgsung DVDRW
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$38 shipped

Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200AAKS 320GB 16MB SATA 3.0Gb/s OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$80 shipped

Corsair 520w
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDetail.jsp?Product...
$105 shipped w/ $10 MIR

CM Centurion 5
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDetail.jsp?Product...
$58 shipped

$580 - GPU-less subtotal w/ shipping

EVGA 320-P2-N811-AR e-GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDetail.jsp?Product...
$295 shipped w/ $20 MIR

$875 - total w/ shipping & $30 in MIR

Hope it gives you some ideas
May 19, 2007 1:40:20 PM

If you REALLY have to cut the cost to sub $800, then replace the 8800 GTS with a 8600 GTS, specially if you have a 17" or 19" monitor. otherwise the configuration above is strong enough for the next two years ( the e4300 can be overclcoked easily and can reach impressive results) .
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May 19, 2007 3:07:50 PM

thx man but
i prefer 6400 than 4300
but
i confuse choosing right vga..
under 200
May 19, 2007 3:34:13 PM

Quote:

ram:
croshair 2x512 6400 (is this the best for my budget ?)


Crosshair? I think you mean Corsair. And yes, that is best.

For a DVD burner, any Samsung, Lite-On, or NEC will do. They're all pretty much the same at the ~$30 OEM price point.

Video card, probably a 7600GT would be a good one. The 8600GT is more expensive, not much better, and I doubt you'll be doing anything DX10-related...right now it's just an extra expense.
May 19, 2007 3:46:43 PM

Quote:
thx man but
i prefer 6400 than 4300
but
i confuse choosing right vga..
under 200

you might want to give more information on what exactly you are looking for in a vga card? best price/performance, expected resolutions you plan to use in gaming and seperately for desktop apps, whether you want to be some form of future proof( with dx10 card ). Id suggest an 8600 or 8800, although if i was getting it myself i would dump the 8600 and go for a 8800GTS especially if you want to be playing good games at decent quality in 2 years time, although dx10 is unproven at the moment so we're all in the same boat
May 20, 2007 4:56:15 AM

The X1950's are always another option. The cheapest X1950XT is just under $200 dollars, pretty good deal in my opinon.