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    New Rig soon.

    What do you guys think of this setup?

    3500+ 939
    1 gig (2x512) ram : normal crucial
    x800xt : (gigabyte 256mb x800 xt)
    mb: Gigabyte GA-K8NSNXP-939
    sata 80 gig seagate

    Something that is solid, Im not looking to overclock.

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    Re: New Rig soon.

    Get a bigger HD now, or you'll wish you did later.

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    Re: New Rig soon.

    Dual 80 GB SATA RAID 0 Array (160 gigs usable) FTW!

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    Re: New Rig soon.

    that's what I'm running. Love it!

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    Re: New Rig soon.

    Money = no go. Its an additional 68 bucks that I just dont have

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    Re: New Rig soon.

    Does that mobo support PCI-Express?

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    Re: New Rig soon.

    No. So far, the reviews say it is a very stable mb, and since I dont plan on overclocking, or really feel the need to, it is fine for me.

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    Re: New Rig soon.

    isnt the x800XT only pci express? the pro and the x800 are 8x, but the xt........
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    Re: New Rig soon.

    Update:
    AMD 90nm 3500+ : 269.00
    Gigabyte K8NF-939 : 149.00
    1 GB (2 x 512mb) Corsair Value RAM (like crucial): 164.00
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    Seagate 80gb SATA Drive : $70.00
    Antec SLK1650/2650: $60.00
    Lite-On 1633S - Black 16x dual layer DVD : $68.00
    Gigabyte x800 XT PCI-e : 495.00 <-YIKES$$

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    Re: New Rig soon.

    Quote Originally Posted by squeak
    Seagate 80gb SATA Drive : $70.00
    For only $15 more, you could get a 120G SATA drive made by Maxtor, Samsung or Hitachi at NewEgg (the best place to buy computer parts, overall, IMO)

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    Re: New Rig soon.

    the msi k8n neo f1s2r is the fastest a64 board out according to pcworld, HOCP, anandtech, pce, vr-zone, etc.......
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    Re: New Rig soon.

    Quote Originally Posted by =DdogG=
    isnt the x800XT only pci express? the pro and the x800 are 8x, but the xt........
    no there are agp versions of the xt.

    and I'd go for an MSI board, I love em

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