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The Perfect Home Office/gaming Pc


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#1 RealPCHelp1024

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Posted 26 September 2006 - 12:16 AM

The perfect home office/gaming pc

GIGABYTE K8N-A (socket 939)
AMD Athlon 64 3200+ (socket 939)
Thermaltake Polo 735 (Socket 939)
nVidia GeForce 6600 PCI-E
1024 MB(1 GB) RAM
Rosewill Black Piano ATX case w/400w PSU
Optorite DVD/CD Burner combo drive
Lite-ON CD-ROM drive
Toshiba 3.5" floppy drive
Maxtor 120 GB SATA

Already have monitor, mouse, and keyboard.

What do u guys think? Thanks

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Posted 26 September 2006 - 04:06 AM

Use 2x512MB memory to be able to use dual-channel.

The GeForce 6600 isn't worth anything anymore in gaming. Besides, you can get a GeForce 7600GS for the same price.

Use Segate of Western Digital hard-drives instead. I've had too many Maxtor hard-drives fail on me.
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Posted 26 September 2006 - 10:42 AM

I'd also go with a better video card - if you game, you'll need the best that you can afford.
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Posted 26 September 2006 - 06:38 PM

Its not going to be used for intense games, and Maxtor drives work great for me. I will be playing games from the internet rather than from a CD or DVD. But I WILL be using it for multimedia also. If it makes it any better, I will change the video card to a 6600GT. My friend has one and gets good FPS on all games.

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Posted 27 September 2006 - 07:27 AM

Seagate drives have 5 year warranties. No other manufacturer does.

If you can get a Seagate for near the same price you will be much better off.

Maxtor is made by Seagate and is it's lower line of hard drives.




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