new pc just ordered

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May 21, 2008

new pc just ordered by daProphet at 2:54 AM (1,046 Views / 0 Likes) 13 replies

  1. daProphet
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    Newcomer daProphet Advanced Member

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    what do you think
    SAMSUNG 20X DVD±R DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-S203B

    COOLER MASTER Centurion 590 RC-590-KKN1-GP Black SECC / ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

    Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD5000AAKS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive

    XFX PVT88PYDF4 GeForce 8800GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card

    OCZ StealthXStream OCZ600SXS 600W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply

    Rosewill RTK-002 Anti-Static Wrist Strap

    mushkin 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) with EPP Profile Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model 996533

    GIGABYTE GA-EP35-DS3L LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard

    Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 Wolfdale 2.53GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80571E7200

    Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 32-bit English 1pk DSP OEI DVD

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  2. jeronz

    Newcomer jeronz Advanced Member

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    I'm just interested why you got the E7200 instead of E8200 or E8400? and why only 2gb of ram? because of price reasons?
    EDIT: by the way I think thats a good build. And 8800GT is def a good choice. I am a fan of that motherboard too I want to use it when I build a computer but I'll be using XP.
     
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    Newcomer sean0007 Advanced Member

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    What did you pay? The computer is pretty good but need to know a price tag to show if you got a deal or not.
     
  4. Urza

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    Obviously ordered as parts from newegg.
     
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    This summarizes my opinion.
     
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    Newcomer sean0007 Advanced Member

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    I've ordered from new egg before but I mainly use ncix.com (Canadian/US) and just wondering how it compares in price tag since I bought a Q6600, EVGA 8800GTS, 4GB RAM... etc. a few months back and total including case, monitor, power supply was $1100ish CAD with shipping and tax.
     
  7. Linkiboy

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    If you're getting Vista, I suggest you order another 2GB now.

    I use Vista and to truly take advantage of it, such as its speed-loading features, get 3GB, but you need to order 2GB to still be in dual channel, unless you order 512x2 sticks

    Wait, you actually bought an operating system? Someone on this forum actually BUYS software [​IMG] ?
     
  8. fischju

    Member fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    Probably should have asked BEFORE you ordered it. But only problem I see is the CPU
     
  9. Westside

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    Partially agreed. I got a Q6600 with an nForce 680i AND 4Gig dual channel RAM for only $399 Canadian. For just about everything else, the E8300 or the E8400 would've been a much wiser choice, but they didn't have deal on that. E7200 is actually also better than Q6600 games as it runs cooler and over clocks higher. The E7200 is so much cheaper than the rest, and therefore it is actually an outstanding choice in my opinion.
     
  10. nephdj

    Member nephdj GBAtemp Fan

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    E7200 and E8200 are pretty much simular with OC, both are stable to about 3.5ghz without getting too hot
    come down to having a good cpu and having water to go beyond it.

    Not really that bad.
     
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    Member juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    Would 1 more GB really have made a difference?
     
  13. Linkiboy

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    To be honest, with Vista yes, because it precaches your commonly used apps into the RAM, the more ram you have, the most programs it can put in it for quick loading.
     
  14. slayerspud

    Member slayerspud GBAtemp Fan

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    If your overclocking, I would suggest higher quality RAM.
    Also bad choice on the heatsink the Xigmatek HDT-S1283
    (http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=30012&vpn=HDT%2DS1283&manufacture=Xigmatek) gives far better perfomance (one of the best air coolers out atm, beats the thermalright ultra 120 which is 2x the price) and is slight cheaper.
     

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