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    nice gaming rig?

    Enermax CS-718 (BLACK) Aluminum front Tower case with front USB/Firewire/audio/LCD display (w/o PSU) £93.15 £109.45

    AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4200+ S939 512K (2.2) Retail inc Heat Sink Fan & 3 Years Warranty £288.42 £338.89

    1Gb Corsair XPERT (2 x 512MB) PC3200 2x64Mx64, non-ECC 2x184, unbuffered, 2-3-3-6 £123.00 £144.53

    LG GSA-4167BAL Black 16x16 ±R Dual Layer DVDRW/RAM Writer OEM UK £26.79 £31.48

    19" ViewSonic VX912 Black/Silver, 15pin D-sub, DVI-D, 8msec, 500:1, 250 cd/m2, 1280 x 1024 £230.91 £271.32

    250Gb Hitachi (IBM/HGST) Deskstar 7K250 (7200rpm,8M) - SATA £59.68 £70.12

    650W Akasa AK-P650FF Quiet ATX12V/EPS12V v2.01 aPFC PSU with Sanyo Denki Fan SLi/Crossfire Ready £77.49 £91.05

    Asetek 06-L-0018 VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise AMD S754/S939/S94 £28.85 £33.90

    Logitech G5 Laser Mouse - 2000dpi USB2 PC/MAC £39.69 £46.64

    Logitech G15 Keyboard "The Daddy of Gaming keyboards" inc Programable & backlit keys, LCD Display £39.99 £46.99

    Akasa 2grammes AK450-2G Thermal Heat Sink Compound "Silver" £1.29 £1.52

    total price=£1009 without VAT as it is company bought

    this is all coming from scan as i have free shipping
    the gfx card is a bfg 7800gtx and mobo is a fatality sli.

    comments will be most helpful

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    TBH, You would possibly be better saving the money and just getting a x2 3800, you wouldn't notice a massive drop and would save yourself a packet.

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    wow i must say dats abit cheap 2 my surprise, u sure dats correct? the procerssor and your graphcis card alone cost nearly 1000...

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    looks impressive to me i'd say keep the faster CPU, that way your future proofing a bit more

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    Yea I would say keep it all like that


    No wait, I would order 2gb RAM. Seriously, I would, Battlefield 2 benifits greatly from it, and probably many games that are coming now too.

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    Looks good, try to get 2gb of crucial ballistix if you can though.

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    yeh, get the 2gb ram and that will much teh sex!

    man dam you high spec pc people/things send me one and il love you long time no really that rig is real nice, also for that price, even better! gj, hope it forfills your gaming dreams

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    downgrade processor as mentioned above and upgrade RAM as mentioned above

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    2GB (2x1GB) Corsair, PC3500, 2x128Mx64, non-ECC, 2x184 DIMM, unbuffered, 2-3-2-6, L/T Warranty, Pro
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    AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 3800+ S939 512K (2.0) Retail inc Heat Sink Fan & 3 Years Warranty
    YEAH????????????

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    yes!

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    Looks good, I'd possibly substitute the Hitatchi hard drive for a Samsung one though, there quieter and smoother

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=247245
    250GB Samsung SpinPoint P120S (SP2504C) 7200rpm, 8MB, SATA II Fluid Dynamic Bearings, 25dBA

    £67.51 Ex VAT
    £79.32 Inc VAT

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    I would stick to the 4200 at least, as for single thread gameing, you want a faster core.

    The spinpoint, or a Seagate disk would be a good idear. I find that WD disks are verry good value, you can get a 250GB SATA 2 with 16mb of cashe for around £80 from scan.

    2gb of ram would be a good idear, but you can alwase get that later.

    Lastly, the motherbord. Go for an Asus A8N-SLI Delux, much better than the Abit, and it doesnt have a stupid name.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trippledence
    Lastly, the motherbord. Go for an Asus A8N-SLI Delux, much better than the Abit, and it doesnt have a stupid name.
    Nowt wrong with the ABIT but if he does go Asus then the SLI Premium is a far better board than the Deluxe.

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    Looks good to me but as the others said I wouldnt go lower than 2GB ram

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trippledence
    I would stick to the 4200 at least, as for single thread gameing, you want a faster core.
    ...but the 3800 will run very very easily above the 4200 default clock (see below) and you can hit 2.7 with the right RAM. Big price drop and i'll third the idea of spending the spare cash on 2gigs - makes a heck of a difference to me in quite a few games now!
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    System 002: A8 3850 APU, ASUS uATX FM1A75 MB, 4GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3, Corsair psu, OCZ Agility 3, 1TB F3, Dell 2001FP 20" LCD, £7's worth of 5.1 speakers (they rock) Windows 7 x64[wife/server]
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    Quote Originally Posted by dangel
    ...but the 3800 will run very very easily above the 4200 default clock (see below) and you can hit 2.7 with the right RAM. Big price drop and i'll third the idea of spending the spare cash on 2gigs - makes a heck of a difference to me in quite a few games now!

    Not always as simple as that though - what if the chip can't do it? What if the cooling isnt up to it - that means getting a bigger hs/fan (and therefore more noise) or watercooling etc = more cost..

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