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I have been asked to build a system and this is the parts list

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September 3, 2007 1:24:41 PM

Can anybody recommend something different or know of any potential conflicts or issues?

Sony NEC Optiarc 18X DVD±R DVD Burner with 12X DVD-RAM Write Black SATA Model AD-7170S-0B - OEM
Item #: N82E16827152079 $32.99

NZXT Apollo Black SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail Item #: N82E16811146025 $69.99

Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
Item #: N82E16822144701 $67.99

ASUS M2N-E SLI AM2 NVIDIA nForce 500 SLI MCP ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail Item #: N82E16813131096 $89.99

MSI NX8600GT-T2D256EZ GeForce 8600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
Item #: N82E16814127293 $109.99

ENERMAX Noisetaker II EG495P-VE ATX12V 485W Power Supply - Retail Item #: N82E16817194009 $89.99

Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound - OEM Item #: N82E16835100007 $5.99

LOGISYS Computer CLK12BL 12" Cold Cathode kit - Retail Item #: N82E16800888026 $3.69

Microsoft Windows XP Home Upgrade with SP2 - Retail Item #: N82E16837116194 $99.99

AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200+ Windsor 2.6GHz Socket AM2 Processor Model ADA5200CSBOX - Retai Item #: N82E16819103759

G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-2GBNQ - Retail
Item #: N82E16820231098

Combo price for memory and cpu is $189.99

Total is 792 after shipping.. Friend is trying to stay under $800.

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September 3, 2007 2:11:34 PM

The Corsair 450w is a much better PSU for a little less money.
Read the reviews at

Note: You can find a x1950pro for $119 w/o rebates at
This will be significantly faster than the 8600GT.
The GPU savings should get you there.