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Old 11-06-2006, 11:53 PM   #31
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How do you figure that processor and GPU combo are only $86? I don't see where it says that. They show a combo deal with the processor, X1650Pro video card, and free T-shirt for $215, but that'* all I see.
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Also, could someone point me to the best ATI video card you can find under $150? I have no idea what all these "pixel pipelines," "GDDR2," "GDDR3," etc. are all about. Anyone want to give me a crash course in this stuff? I think I'll probably go with this motherboard, this processor, and this RAM. I need a good video card to complement these components. Let me know what you all think of those selections.

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Very tempting, but I think it'* too rich for my blood. I would like something a bit cheaper if possible.
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Another question.... is it worth it to find a motherboard that uses DDR2 RAM?
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$400-500... you can get a pretty sweet dell system for that!!!! keep both!
f*** that! Dell can kiss my a$$! I'm sure I'll get way more computer for the money if I go the DIY route.
thats what i thought to... but after putting almost a grand into my computer... the specs are not even close to what a dell gaming machine is...

however, i do have a $250 case

some ppl will probably tell you different
I got a $200 Xaser III and it'* a 25lbs brick. I like my praetorian more.
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ME WANT THERMALTAKE CASE! I've always dreamed of having one. How much?
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Hey! I found a hijacker!

Sorry for all the questions, folks. I just need a couple answers, or somebody to give me links to a mobo, processor, RAM, and GPU that will go together nicely.
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About the DDR2, don't complicate things, just get ddr1. I've used both kinds of systems and, really, I didn't see the difference. Don't worry about it, just get ddr.

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