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Old 06-08-2003, 02:01 AM   #1
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A lot of you may not know this, but I am a huge computer geek. My new parts came in, and I put it together last night. Here are the pics.









It has an AMD Barton 2500+ CPU, 1GB PC3200 DDR RAM, GeForce4 Ti-4800 128MB video card, MSI nForce2 mobo, 80GB 8MB Buffer Hard Drive, 500W PSU, 52X burner, and all the extra good stuff you see.

This is the best one I ever built, and it was only 1300 bucks. Not a bad deal if ya think about it.
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Nope, thats not a bad deal at all...I like the clear case. What do you usually use yours for? Looks like some serious gaming based on some of you components...
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Nice PC.
I just built one myself about a month ago. 473.00$.
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Antec case, only the best my man.

I got the same case in black with a skewed rectangle window and the same blue cold cathode. You got taste!

I don't wanna bust your bubble, but if you want something that performs just as good, if not better, go ATI Radeon 9500 to save money.

I got the 9700 Pro recently...holy crap!
Don't worry about the Geforce FX or 9800 yet, $500 is WAY to much.

Oh for you older folks, computer modding and performance is kinda like the "Ricers" of computer nerds.
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From one "geek" to another, NICE!
I made mine two years ago & it'* time for another upgrade again. I realy like what you've done.
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I may just get into modding my computer too since I enjoy building them, and it'* cheaper than modding a car. Well my Malibu will be used for work so there is no point and the bonneville isn't on the road yet.


Nice job!
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Ansering everyone'* questions:

I'm not a fan of ATI cards. I don't like their drivers, and in my experince, they don't work well with some software. I like my GeForce. Nvidia cards work great, and the drivers are amazing.

Also, this looks like an Antec case, but it is really a Chieftec. They are the same manufacturers of Alienware towers.

I use this PC for gaming, video editing, photo editing, and just plain everthing else. I have the gig of ram for the video editing.


Thanks everyone for the great feedback!
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Looks great Sol..I must say you folks have way more computer balls then I have, but as long as my cable card, DVD, CD writer, digi cam, internet and AutoCad work...then I'm a happy camper
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Some are good with cars, you guys.

Some are good with PCs.
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ahh...touche!!

Keep computing bro
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