Critique my build, new gaming rig.

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  1. OkiDiver

    OkiDiver New Member

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    Prc: AMD Opteron 165 Denmark 1GHz HT 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Socket 939 Dual Core Processor - $328 (OC'd to ~2.2Ghz)

    Mbd: ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce SPP 100 ATX AMD Motherboard - $225

    Ram: G.SKILL Extreme Series 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Unbuffered DDR 500 (PC 4000) Dual Channel Kit System Memory - $192

    Vcd: eVGA 256-P2-N517-AX Geforce 7800GT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 VIVO PCI Express x16 Video Card $314

    Hdd: Western Digital Raptor WD740GD 74GB 10,000 RPM 8MB Cache Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - $154

    Pwr: OCZ PowerStream OCZ520ADJSLI ATX, BTX, EPS12V 520W Power Supply 100~120Vac / 200~240Vac 10/6a - $140

    Cdr: BenQ Black 16X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 16X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2M Cache ATA/ATAPI DVD - $60

    Cse: Lian Li PC-V2000B Black Aluminum ATX Full Tower Computer Case - $250

    Mnt: SAMSUNG 940b-Black 19" 8ms LCD Monitor - $330

    Total : $1993
     
  2. Shiva Chaos

    Shiva Chaos i see boobies!

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    sounds good, but you should be able to overclock to more than that. I have the manchester 2.0 Ghz Oc'd to 2.5 right now with aggressive memory timing.
     
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    Looks good to me 2, I might go with different CD-drive brands but that's just preference. And I also think 2.2GHz is a somewhat low goal for overclocking, that Opty should do better with a good PSU and mobo you have as well.
     
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    sowapowa New Member

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    Gskill hz does not work well with asus boards - at least from my experience. I'd rather go with the zx or get a dfi board.
     
  5. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    looks great.
     
  6. rsxm5

    rsxm5 OT Supporter

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    If you go with the ASUS board, I would stick with Corsair memory. Corsair is on the ASUS RAM approved list for that board, and from experience, you shouldn't have any issues.
     
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    I see that the A8N32-SLI mobo is still expensive as......idk...
     
  8. Mac

    Mac It varies from season to season, kid. OT Supporter

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    i dont care about your new "rig"
     
  9. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    all it is, is a refresh of the 7800, 90nm die shrink, but its not going to be all that mind blowing.
     

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