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||Craig||

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#1
hey guys im gonna build myself a cheap gaming pc for £300 ($520)excluding vat

heres my list

X1950 PRO -£115
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-134-SP

Thermaltake VB1000SWS -£45
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-014-TT

ASUS P5ND2-SLI -£55
http://www.amazon.co_uk/dp/B000ANGZVK/?tag=tec053-21

P4 805 DUAL CORE -£58
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CP-116-IN

Thermaltake Blue Orb II -£16
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=HS-005-TT

do not need to pay delivery since i live near their main office/warehouse so i pick up the stuff there

already got a 650watt psu and 2gigs corsair ballistix memory 80gb maxtor pata drive sony cd/dvd read and rewriter ,windows xp professional
 
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#2
Nice comp. You will be playing at a good level.:)

If you think that's what you want, go buy it. Don't let the other guys throw you of track.:laugh:

:D
 
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Just be carefull.:rockout:
 

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#5
looks good i would like to see some benches when it is done
 
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umm i would rather get a crossfire board...?
 

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i heard that the 805 can reach those speeds and still be stable on air cooling and the blue orb 2 is a huge cooler i mean HUGE!!!! and i read some review and it keeps almost this cpu overclocked to 3.9ghz cool like 34C on idle and 48 on load
 
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Hey get the Intel - Crossfire board.....what's the point of getting a ATI card when you can't crossfire in a SLI boarD? I mean you never know when you're going to buy a second card right?
 
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Hey get the Intel - Crossfire board.....what's the point of getting a ATI card when you can't crossfire in a SLI boarD? I mean you never know when you're going to buy a second card right?
the chipset...

the nforce4 is an ocing king...
 
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huh?
 
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If you are not going to use two cards in the future then it doesn't matter. Crossfire our SLI.
 
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also, if i am not mistaken, you can run CF on the nforce4 sli...thanks to Rahul Sood :)
 

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i dont believe in crossfire or sli if i want to get better performance i buy i better single card because most of the time it is cheaper to get a single better card that is cheaper but is also equal or better in performance
 
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How is that possible?
 
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im not an asus or intel fan, even considering, it still looks like a nice rig... dont forget to get a good psu though. especially if yur gunna OC.
 
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good question
 
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also, if i am not mistaken, you can run CF on the nforce4 sli...thanks to Rahul Sood :)
oh no wonder you said chipset....was wondering.......
 

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well i have got a 650 watt psu which i very good, looks nice to with the 2 fans and the blue leds
 
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Wow i didn't know about it at all.....got reviews of SLI board in crossfire mode?
 
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i dont believe in crossfire or sli if i want to get better performance i buy i better single card because most of the time it is cheaper to get a single better card that is cheaper but is also equal or better in performance
That is not really true. With the more high end cards Like the 7900GS and the X1950 pro you will get higher visual quality, then let's say a X1900 XTX. This card is here were i live more expensive the the crossfire or sli. But on the other hand the power consumption is not so high
with a single card. ;)
 
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#25
i got more info...

all you need is an nforce4 sli board with a uli south bridge.

most ati boards has a uli south bridge...