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RCAF_MadDog
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 4:44 pm
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What do you guys think of this combination of Motherboard,CPU and RAM

ASUS P4C800-E Deluxe MotherBoard
Intel P4 3.2 E Prescott 800mhz FSB CPU
Corsair XMS 2 GIG of ram PC3200


Thanks in advance for opinions.


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Uhm...it's ok...:D
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 11:37 pm
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Rolling Eyes


errrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...........................

nice system MD, what's the Vidcard gonna be ?? Laughing



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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 2:09 am
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For now its gonna be the Albatron Medussa GeForce 4 128meg that I am running now. Later on after builing the money back up i'm lookin at either a 6800 GT or the 6800 ultra and i'm even considering an ATI 9800 Smile

Oh yeah and later on some Raid drives too lol
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 5:55 am
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either a 6800 GT or the 6800 ultra and i'm even considering an ATI 9800


Forgett the 9800..old card... go for the 6800 GT Mr. Green
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 4:05 pm
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- _79_kk
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either a 6800 GT or the 6800 ultra and i'm even considering an ATI 9800


Forgett the 9800..old card... go for the 6800 GT Mr. Green


What he said. I looooove mine Mr. Green the 6800GT will definatly outperform the 9800.

That processor is ok. What are you planning on doing with this system? Just gaming, or lots of other stuff too?

And second, about the RAM... if you're gettin DDR2 RAM (XMS2), why are you only getting PC3200? Go for the PC5400. Do they even make DDR2 at PC3200? www.newegg.com/Product...6820145539

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 1:25 am
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It wasnt DDR2 it was DDR 2 gig lol

And I did upgrade.

P4 3.2gig Prescott cpu
2 gigs of Corsair Ram and
P4P800-E Deluxe motherboard

Next I will get the vidcard

And I'm happy with it too Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 5:01 am
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Nice rig MD... now all ya need is cable internet Mr. Green
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 1:46 pm
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Ok got the system all setup and rockin it has a very nice overclocker for the CPU an the Ram I tell it how much and it changes all the voltages and such for me. But I figure I will leave it stock for now, no sense in burning it up the first week lol


And what a bargain I got --- 2 - 1gig sticks and only got charged for 1
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 1:49 pm
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Where?...lol I need that deal Laughing

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 1:51 pm
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Local computer store an it had an old geezer working that enjoyed talkin more than sellin rofl

For info the ASUS P4P800-E Deluxe is an awesome board.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 25, 2005 12:38 pm
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Sorry Bush but I had to switch to ATI vid card lol

Just ordered the ATI Radeon X850 XT Video Card, 8x AGP, 256MB GDDR3

for the new system lol
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 25, 2005 1:25 pm
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Cool

Me like !! wanna swap for 9800 pro ?? Wink


Good choice ! I bet ya you will be very happy with it and have lots of pleasure with it watching all them detailled stuff ! Wink

nVidia eat yer hart out !! Laughing



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 25, 2005 8:20 pm
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ROFLMAO....great cards those ATI cards....(cough)....:D

In actuallity, I've owned ATI and Nvidia and like both of them. (Shhh...don't tell Hitman..lol )

Bush's opinion??? Get the best 'bang for the buck' and 'go for it'!...lol
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 25, 2005 8:51 pm
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Another Nvidia user converted to ATI....MuaHaaahaa
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