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My Dream Machine (How is it?)

This is a set up that I have been working on for awhile. I have an Nvidea and an ATI setup. I personally prefer AMD and ATI. I am still trying to figure out if the upgrade from the 4800+ x2 to the fx-60 is worth it. I am also thinking of getting 20" wide screens instead of 24" wide screens. It is like $400 cheaper than 24's. Anyway what do you think? Any suggestions? Cool thanks man!!

Drizzt Do'Urden

PS. Just ignore the prices in the parentheses. It is just half of the original.

The goal:
Processor: AMD ATHLON 64 x2 4800 + $640.00 ($320.00)


Processor: AMD - Athlon 64 FX-60 Dual-Core $1159.99 ($580.00)

Motherboard: Asus - A8N-SLI Deluxe $154.99 ($77.50)


Motherboard: Asus a8r-mvp 104.63 $104.63 ($52.32)

Ram: 1 GB DDR (400) PC-3200 Corsair (VS1GB400C3) $85.61 x4 = $342.44 ($42.81 x4=$171.24)

Video card: XFX GeForce 7800 GTX 256MB $459.99 x2 = $919.98 ($230.00 x2 = $460.00)


Video card: Sapphire Radeon X1900 XTX 512Mb PCI-E $579.99 ($290.00)

Video card: Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition $573.89 ($286.95)

Hard Drive: Maxtor DiamondMax 10 250GB Serial ATA/150 7200RPM Hard Drive w/16MB $107.99 x2 = $215.98 ($54.00 x2 = $108.00)

Cd/dvd drives: PX-716SA/SW DVD

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pretty good...cept the hard drives...

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i would get 2 raptor 150gb ones and setup raid 0.

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(NT) (NT) and optical drives ,windows, floppy/media reader

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