How's my future setup look?

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  1. dimins

    dimins I'll bring the beers ... OT Supporter

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    It's for an MCE PC. I already have a SATA150 250gig HD and a tv tuner card.

    Case
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    Antec Overture II 761346-15730 piano-black/Silver Steel ATX Desktop Computer Case 450W SmartPower 2.0 ATX12V v2.01 compliant Power Supply
    $105.00

    Motherboard
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    GIGABYTE GA-K8NSC-939 Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce3 250Gb ATX AMD Motherboard
    $63.00

    Wireless Adapter (free)
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    GIGABYTE GN-WPKG PCI Wireless Adapter
    $0.00

    Video Card
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    eVGA 128-A8-N304-LX Geforce FX5200 128MB DDR AGP 4X/8X Video Card
    $46.00

    Memory
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    CORSAIR ValueSelect 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model VS1GBKIT400
    $76.50

    Processor
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    AMD Athlon 64 3200+ Winchester 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Processor Model ADA3200BIBOX
    $173.00

    Subtotal: $463.50

    :dunno:

    edit: I had the wrong case.
     
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  2. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    get a better videocard. that thing is a POS.
     
  3. AeroSquid

    AeroSquid New Member

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    looks good as long as you know it can't play any new games, should be a fun media center box.
     
  4. dimins

    dimins I'll bring the beers ... OT Supporter

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    suggestions?
     
  5. dimins

    dimins I'll bring the beers ... OT Supporter

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    I won't be playing any games on it. Just for serving up TV, movies, etc.
     
  6. chips

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    and a better motherbored i had that one die on me in about 3 months
    and better ram if you want to over clock
     
  7. dimins

    dimins I'll bring the beers ... OT Supporter

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    is Gigabyte a bad brand in general?
     
  8. chips

    chips ...

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    I wouldent go as far as saying a bad brand but iv had back luck with every one of there Mbs I am a die hard MSI fan when it comes to mbs
     
  9. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    no, it's just a bad video card overall.
    get at least a fx5800 or ati9600.
     
  10. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    ASUS > *

    and that is proven time and time again.
     
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    chips ...

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    That may be true i have never had a asus product. maybe one day ill try em
     
  12. Skizza20

    Skizza20 Robster craws? What the f*(& are robster craws?!?

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    I'm an ASUS sackrider. I've always loved their boards. I like Tyan too.

    Check out www.pricewatch.com for some motherboard/processor combos.
     
  13. dtfromep

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    I hope you don't intend on serving up video across a WLAN - good luck sending full/high def video at 54mbps. I have a 100mbps procurve switch, and serving video across that still sucks!
     
  14. dimins

    dimins I'll bring the beers ... OT Supporter

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    I already tried 802.11g and it's a no go. I'm planning on running wires when the time comes.
     
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    In that case, the setup looks good for what it is intended to do. :bigthumb:
     
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    No tv tuner?
     
  17. RyanL

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    ditch the motherboard and go with an asus, and possible look into a diff video card
     
  18. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    yeah, if you're going to make a MCE computer, might as well turn it into a PVR with MythTV.
     
  19. dimins

    dimins I'll bring the beers ... OT Supporter

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    :ugh:
     
  20. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    meh.

    your still buying shitty hardware ;)
     

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