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Hi
Sorry i Make so many threads like this but this is the last!!!!

Look at these parts please will they work together, are the good for gaming and will they last at least 4 years. Budget 1500$ Give or take.

MoBo- I still cant find a Mo bo that o with all my other parts that has good reviews.

GFX card- I need a GFX card that will play the newest games and last. Will this do that http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814122228

Processer- http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819103529

PSU- http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817103908

HD- http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822144235

RAM-I'm not sure if this is good- http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820144114

Case-Is this good for gaming if i add a fan in the front- http://www.newegg.co...N82E16811129152

Thanks for your help in past threads and please post suggestions

Edited by desca, 22 August 2005 - 10:30 AM.

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Let's do an assesment.

Motherboard: Good deal for your money.
http://www.newegg.co...s...rd - Retail

GFX Card- Best out there, I am still using my 5700 FX LE, nVIDIA lasts forever

Processor- Very, very nice

PSU- Will run great or for style and perfomance http://xoxide.com/500waassuuvr.html

HD- Good HD

RAM- If you are planning on playing BF2, you will need 2gb of ram probably, runs bad on 1 gb for me, so get 2 of these
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820146190

Case- Gamer style, come wit blue fan, and blue front bubble lights installed http://xoxide.com/fireball.html

Also, if you do not want integrated sound (trust me you dont) heres a sound card.
http://secure.newegg...N82E16829102163


There you go my friend. Assuming you have speakers, keyboard, and mous.
Total Price with your PSU: $1481

Cutting it close, for the most uber computer I have ever seen.

Have fun with your uber pwnage PC, my friend.
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So do i need a bigger power supply and if so how much bigger???
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Well fix the links in your first post, onboard sound on new motherboards is pretty good 90% of people dont notice the difference between the two as they dont use speakers to the same quality as the sound card can output.
There is no such thing as a gfx card lasting but that one will last a while at least 3 years maybe 4 if hardware doesnt significantly change in the next two years which it might just do, i would go for something like a 6800GT that will play everything out now great but it wont be to much of a wrench to replace in two years or a x850 if you want really good performance but dont want to throw away excessive amounts of money. 1GB is fine if the rest of your pc is up to scratch a gig of good low latency stuff will fair very well. I would always get corsair and ocz ram though if i was spending a fair bit of money on ram.

The cpu is a good one will last a while yet. For the HDD try and get the new spinpoint P120S 250GB drive it is getting good reviews. The case isnt great its a pretty standard affair for putting a basic working system in antec make a great range of high performace cases, also Akasa and coolermaster cases are good, as we have said before try and get 120mm fans. I would get a 500W ultra or antec PSU. For the motherboard i would get a MSI or ABIT nforce4 Ultra motherboard.
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Seems like you always take my American English wrong warriorscot. By lasting, I mean nVIDIA card usually end up the top of the line new gmaes for a while after the video card is released.
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Lol, american english can be a bit hard to read, at least i dont have to listen to it spoken all that often i know lots of americans but the way the english is altered in america is one of those niggling things, especailly when you are scottish and have to use the semi english accent to get understood.
Well back to the point, not neccesarily look at the x850s until the release of the 7800 iy was the most powerful cards for a while and while you can get slightly better features on nvidia cards there isnt always much point because the cards arent powerful enough to use them, the ATI cards have enough to make the games look great and still give you great fps, HDR brings anything but a 7800 to its preverbial knees(even the great 7800 can barely manage HDR at decent res and high settings on some games.
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So i should get ATI???
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Well, Its all preference desca.
Good cards for your money would be the

GeForce 6 Series
Radeon 9000 Series
Readons X Series
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So like a 6800 gt ????????
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or a x800xl or x850, whatever floats your boat.
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From my experiences with nVIDIA and ATI, I would recommend the 6800 GT. ATI has power, but I personally had a lot of problems.
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There are as many people with problems with nvidia hardware as ATI, the modern cards from both sides are just as reliable though. Read the reviews and find out what suits you best if a budget is a factor i always would reccomend the x800 or x850 as they offer the best value for money in the high end card market. My own x800xl has performed flawlesly even when overclocked so i can vouch for it and i dont think i have seen any problems on here with them.
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Yeah, I've heard that X series was good. I just had problems with my Radeon 9800. I also have my share of problems with nVIDIA card.
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. My own x800xl has performed flawlesly even when overclocked so i can vouch for it and i dont think i have seen any problems on here with them



Come to think of it I haven't either and thats unusuall for a graghics card, must be pretty good.

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It is, i liked CSS before my new pc with low settings and poor fps, now with max settings and really good fps i love it, i play alot better to. I think ATI learned there lesson about unreliable hardware with the 9xxx series of cards.
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