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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-25-2008, 08:58 PM Thread Starter
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Is this a good setup?

I am a HUGE multitasker and my 1.2ghz AMD is about to retire, its 6.5 years old. So I am looking to build my own system. I was wondering what everyone thinks. Im trying to keep it under $300 and Im not sure if im gonna go with a case If I do here is the case (puts it at about $350)...http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16811144001

Otherwise I am gonna reuse my HUGE gateway case Ive got. If this isnt a good setup please give me some input... THANKS!!!

Qty. Product Description Savings Total Price

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA-300 Hard Drive - OEM
Item #: N82E16822148261 $66.99

MSI K9AG Neo2-Digital AM2 AMD 690G HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
Item #: N82E16813130119 $79.99

A-DATA 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model ADQVE1A16K - Retail
Item #: N82E16820211066 $10.00 Mail-in Rebate $45.99

AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Brisbane 2.6GHz Socket AM2 65W Dual-Core Black Edition Processor Model ADO5000DSWOF - Retail
Item #: N82E16819103194 $94.99

Subtotal: $287.96
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-25-2008, 09:27 PM
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I'm of the opinion to not fuck around with cheap RAM.

What do you do with you PC?

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-26-2008, 01:35 AM
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For $35 more, you can get a 500Gb Western Digital HDD.
 
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-26-2008, 06:18 AM
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that old psu probably wont work with the new board. does it have the 4 pin P4 power connector?

For the price I'd look at the entry level intel dual core processors.

I had a 3600 am2 that was overclocked to 2.6ghz (around a 5000+) speed and now run an e2200 overclocked to 3.0ghz on a gigabyte ds3l

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