February 12th 2006
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- P4 3.0 prescott, with Thermaltake beetle cooler 30c idle 40c load. 1 gig DDR2 dual channel ram, 160 gig sata drive, Intel M board with 1066 fsb, Geforce 6600 PCI express card with 256mb ram, 8 channel surround.
odered most all parts from newegg and xoxide,complete build cost around 900.00 with OS
I tried this system with an artic cooling freezer 7 heatsink fan and it would Idle at 47c, Changed hsf to thermaltake and using artic silver 5 paste brought me down 17c!!! The newest thing I added was the 21 inch monitor.