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    Exclamation Building a new PC

    Hello all, new to the forums and stuff, And yea i AM a from the usa.
    But anyways i am advancing into the computer career VERY fast.
    for the past couple of years i been looking at/researching varias computer companies and been building my own computers. But heres a couple of stats for the best computer i got right now

    -Have 5.1 Surround speakers (logitech)
    -Have a 3.2 Ghz p4 (HT)
    -Have 1 gig
    -160 GB /7200 RPM hard drive
    -just recently upgraded the power supply to 500 watts due to my video card
    -Just got a Nvidia 6800 GT 256 MB (8x AGP) (Very nice gaming on games such as EQ2. doom3. battlefileld2, and Wow)
    -DVD+RW/CD-RW (8x DVD writer and Cd writher combo) and i also have a DVD-ROM drive (16x max speed)
    -9 in 1 media readers
    -i also have a Fan cooling my hard drive and a fan cooling my video card
    -Windows XP HOME
    -19" LCD monitor


    So everything costed me about 1900$$ (USA money) anyways to my point

    i am awnting to advance in my career with computers and i would like anyone that reads this to give me some sites that will help me learn more, or any books i can order to read and stuff
    Thanks for helping

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    Hope this helps, some great sites for news, guides, and reviews on hardware

    Toms Hardware

    Controlled Insanity

    Hot Hardware

    Tech Report

    AnandTech

    Firing Squad

    PCSTATS

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    • amjedm's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus A8N-Sli Premium
      • CPU:
      • Athlon X2 4200 S939 + Scythe Ninja rev A
      • Memory:
      • 2GB Corsair DDR PC3200
      • Storage:
      • Samsung T 160GB Sata in Scythe Quiet Box
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Nvidia 6600 256MB + Cooling Mod
      • PSU:
      • Enermax Noisetaker 485 (fanless) - lower chamber P180 fan doing the PSU cooling
      • Case:
      • P180 (modded - easier cable routing, front and rear grills cut)
      • Operating System:
      • XP Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • LG 22" WTQ?
      • Internet:
      • O2 8MB (Standard)
    Another one

    www.pcper.com

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    Check my project <<| Black3D |>>
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    Games are developed by teams of talented people and sometimes electronic arts

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    Hey, how about an obscure little site called Hexus.net :-)

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