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    My Budget 4.2ghz system :)

    Board Asus P5AD2-X - Ocuk b-grade stock - £55
    Memory ddr2 4200, second hand - £80
    Case - Raidmax Samauri, ebuyer - £35
    PSU - Tagan 480w, OCUK deal of the week - £58
    DVD, Hard Drive - procured from old pc - £0
    Graphics Card - Dell X850 XT PE - £265
    Cooling - Reserator, kustom pcs - £155
    Monitor - Dell 2405, sold old monitor, bought 4 dells, sold 3 - £150

    Total cost - £798

    Sold my old chip, board, case, psu for £800.




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    how much you get in 3dmark o5, o1 means nothing to me
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    One detail missing though....CPU?

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    oh yeh, cpu - £110 on ebay 3.4J - so it cost me just over £100 in total.

    Waiting for the new pc zone before i run 2005, havent got a copy and not on broadband so its too big to download

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    So Basically a £2 upgrade?

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    Last edited by Voodle; 18-02-2006 at 08:56 AM.

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    Sorry, chip, board, case, psu, and video card It was a 3.2EE, x800pro @ xtpe etc.

    I also sold 2 keyboards and my logi mx1000 for £80 and bought the logi combo shown for £74 from pc world, was about £100 spent in total.

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    You sold an MX1000 for £80? Were they blind or did they get a keyboard included?

    EDIT: I'm buuliiiiindddd!!!!!
    Last edited by scotty6435; 18-04-2005 at 08:11 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scotty6435
    You sold an MX1000 for £80? Were they blind or did they get a keyboard included?
    nah your blind mate, he said 2 keyboards and a mouse, no commas that I can see
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    • arthurleung's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P5E (Rampage Formula 0902)
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core2Quad Q9550 3.6Ghz 1.2V
      • Memory:
      • A-Data DDR2-800 2x2GB CL4
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      • 4x1TB WD1000FYPS @ RAID5 3Ware 9500S-8 / 3x 1TB Samsung Ecogreen F2
      • Graphics card(s):
      • GeCube HD4870 512MB
      • PSU:
      • Corsair VX450
      • Case:
      • Antec P180
      • Operating System:
      • Windows Server 2008 Standard
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell Ultrasharp 2709W + 2001FP
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    Mind I ask where did you sell the monitors? I'm having difficulty finding local buyers

    Anyway, its an AWESOME setup.

    So Basically a £2 upgrade?
    Look closer he actually earned 2 quids for doing the upgrade

    I don't recall ebay uk have that much of good deals hmm...may be I should check ebay for deals
    Workstation 1: Intel i7 950 @ 3.8Ghz / X58 / 12GB DDR3-1600 / HD4870 512MB / Antec P180
    Workstation 2: Intel C2Q Q9550 @ 3.6Ghz / X38 / 4GB DDR2-800 / 8400GS 512MB / Open Air
    Workstation 3: Intel Xeon X3350 @ 3.2Ghz / P35 / 4GB DDR2-800 / HD4770 512MB / Shuttle SP35P2
    HTPC: AMD Athlon X4 620 @ 2.6Ghz / 780G / 4GB DDR2-1000 / Antec Mini P180 White
    Mobile Workstation: Intel C2D T8300 @ 2.4Ghz / GM965 / 3GB DDR2-667 / DELL Inspiron 1525 / 6+6+9 Cell Battery

    Display (Monitor): DELL Ultrasharp 2709W + DELL Ultrasharp 2001FP
    Display (Projector): Epson TW-3500 1080p
    Speakers: Creative Megaworks THX550 5.1
    Headphones: Etymotic hf2 / Ultimate Ears Triple.fi 10 Pro

    Storage: 8x2TB Hitachi @ DELL PERC 6/i RAID6 / 13TB Non-RAID Across 12 HDDs
    Consoles: PS3 Slim 120GB / Xbox 360 Arcade 20GB / PS2

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    It's all sales patter, he doesn't tell you about the not so good deals

    he has another machine that cost twice as much as normal

    see my sig to see location of one of those bad boys btw

    superpi envy rules
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    I dont get how you got that TFT for £150, you bough 4 cheap and sold 3 on? How much you get the 4 at?
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    • Grey M@a's system
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    same as Rave, wheres the image to show the CPu at 4.2Ghz, its a mighty OC from a prescott.

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    Haha, that's awesome. So cheap yet so good! This guy knows how to do it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nvening
    I dont get how you got that TFT for £150, you bough 4 cheap and sold 3 on? How much you get the 4 at?

    He also sold his old monitor it says.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grey M@a
    same as Rave, wheres the image to show the CPu at 4.2Ghz, its a mighty OC from a prescott.
    Actually the 5XX-J and 6XX processors can often hit 4GHz on air with not too much difficulty. I've seen people get the latest Celeron-Ds that high too.

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