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Two Builds run by you guys - 1 Gaming and 1 Media

Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by LifeOnMars, Oct 17, 2008.

  1. LifeOnMars

    LifeOnMars New Member

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    First the media -

    Antec 300 with 2 Front Scythe S-Flex 120mm Ultra Quiet Fans - 1600RPM
    Corsair450w VX
    Abit A-S78H 780G Board
    AMD Athlon 64 X2 4850e 2.5GHz
    2xOCZ 2GB Kit PLATINUM
    HD3470 to enable Hybrid Crossfire X with the integrated HD3200
    1x Samsung Spinpoint F1 Terrabyte 32MB Cache
    LG Electronics Blu-Ray & HD-DVD-Rom Combo
    Vista Home Premium 32bit


    and the gaming rig -

    Antec 1200
    Corsair 1000W HX PSU
    ASUS Rampage Formula Republic of Gamers X48
    Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
    Thermalright Ultra-120 EXTREME CPU Heatsink with additional Scythe S-Flex 120mm Ultra
    2x OCZ 4GB Kit (2x2GB) DDR2 1066MHzPC2-8500
    Reaper Memory HPC Edition Dual Channel
    2x Western Digital 16MB Cache WD500AAKS in RAID 0 Configuration
    1x Samsung Spinpoint F1 Terrabyte 32MB Cache
    Optiarc AD-7200S 20X DVD±RW/DL/RAM SATA Drive
    1x 4870X2 with a view to adding a second later (Possible on this board?)
    Vista Home Premium 64-bit

    Also, Reccomend a good 1920x1200 resolution monitor.

    So any improvements? Or compatibilty issues? Let me know guys, thanks.
     
  2. DR.Death

    DR.Death New Member

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    they are looking good i wish i had that money to buy something like that
     
  3. freaksavior

    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    i agree with dr. deather. they do look good.

    dont care for the case. and personally not a fan of wd.

    1920x1200? samsung :) or a dell (not the cheapo's though) :)
     
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    Id definitely go for a Samsung, always been really impressed with them. Never used a Dell before though.
     
  5. Katanai

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    Yeah they look good. But if you plan on overclocking the second rig, get the e8600, it's a monster...
     

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