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~misfit~
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      03-24-2006
Bobs wrote:
> Craig Sutton wrote:
>> Qty Item Description Cash Price Total


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>> Cash Prices include GST & Delivery. This Quotation is valid for 7
>> days. Total >> $ 6,554.00
>>
>>

>
> ****ing hell, Slutton. Cook my sack in oil and smother me in grease
> why don't you.
>
> 6.5K on a computer?? SLI 7900GTX?? No game requires that, and no game
> needs 512mb graphics cards. I have a 7600GT and it runs every game
> I've played fine. I'd knock that **** down if I were you. Save some
> cash.
> 1. Ditch the SLI. Just have the one card. That's a $1100 bucks saved
> right there.
>
> 2. Drop the hard drives to 300GB each. That's $600 saved right there.
>
> 3. DRop the PSU to the 485 watt noisetaker model. That's exactly what
> I have and it runs **** with plenty of juice to spare. 600W is
> overkill. That's $150 saved right there. (btw, the enermax PSU is
> excellent)


My, what a colourful turn of phrase!
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      03-24-2006
"~misfit~" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in
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> Ehhh... What have you got against nVidia? After all, you're running
> (expensive) RAM because it's been tested for your board. Your board
> has an nForce chipset, makes sense to use an nVidia graphics card.


Then again my X850Pro works fine on my nForce 4 chipset motherboard.


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      03-25-2006

"MarkH" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> "~misfit~" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in
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> > Ehhh... What have you got against nVidia? After all, you're running
> > (expensive) RAM because it's been tested for your board. Your board
> > has an nForce chipset, makes sense to use an nVidia graphics card.

>
> Then again my X850Pro works fine on my nForce 4 chipset motherboard.
>

Interesting I found this last night while doing more research
http://hardware.gotfrag.com/portal/story/30134/

Similar to what I was planning.


 
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Craig Sutton
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      04-04-2006
Latest update any comments? it looks pretty final to me..


Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe NVIDIA nForce4 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16 Socket Socket
939 ATX Motherboard $382.00 $382.00
1 AMD Athlon64 X2 4200+ (2.2GHz) 1MB Cache *Dual Core* 1000Mhz Socket 939
CPU + Fan Retail Boxed $725.00 $725.00
1 Corsair TwinX2048-3500LLPRO Dual Channel Kit 2x 1GB PC3500 DDR (433Mhz)
Memory (2-3-2-6) with Aluminium Heatsink & 18 Activity LEDs $660.00 $660.00
1 Sapphire ATI Radeon X1900XTX 512MB PCI-Express 16x Video Card *2xDVI
*Video-In *Video-Out $1,201.00 $1,201.00
2 Hitachi Deskstar 7K500 500GB 7200RPM Serial ATA300 Hard Disk Drive 8MB
cache 8.5ms seek time $639.00 $1,278.00
1 AcoustiCase C6607 (Beige) ATX Mid-Tower Case NO Power Supply Unit with
Special sound insulating technology to keep noise down $279.00 $279.00
1 Enermax Noisetaker EG701AX-VE-SFMA24P 600W ATX Power Supply Unit $256.00
$256.00
1 Pioneer DVR-111 Dual Layer Dual Format (16x+R 8x+RW 16x-R 6x-RW) (Beige)
Internal IDE DVD-Writer OEM $126.00 $126.00
1 Sony 3" Floppy Disk Drive (Beige) $23.00 $23.00
1 Generic Standard PS/2 (Beige) Keyboard $13.00 $13.00
1 Gigabyte GM-AC 800dpi (White) Optical Mouse $22.00 $22.00
1 Microsoft Windows XP Professional OEM Operating System $269.00 $269.00
1 Assembly, Setup & Testing $65.00 $65.00

Cash Prices include GST & Delivery. This Quotation is valid for 7 days.
Total >> $ 5,299.00


 
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      04-05-2006
Craig Sutton wrote:
> Latest update any comments? it looks pretty final to me..
>
>
> Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe NVIDIA nForce4 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16 Socket
> Socket 939 ATX Motherboard $382.00 $382.00
> 1 AMD Athlon64 X2 4200+ (2.2GHz) 1MB Cache *Dual Core* 1000Mhz Socket
> 939 CPU + Fan Retail Boxed $725.00 $725.00
> 1 Corsair TwinX2048-3500LLPRO Dual Channel Kit 2x 1GB PC3500 DDR
> (433Mhz) Memory (2-3-2-6) with Aluminium Heatsink & 18 Activity LEDs
> $660.00 $660.00 1 Sapphire ATI Radeon X1900XTX 512MB PCI-Express 16x
> Video Card *2xDVI *Video-In *Video-Out $1,201.00 $1,201.00
> 2 Hitachi Deskstar 7K500 500GB 7200RPM Serial ATA300 Hard Disk Drive
> 8MB cache 8.5ms seek time $639.00 $1,278.00
> 1 AcoustiCase C6607 (Beige) ATX Mid-Tower Case NO Power Supply Unit
> with Special sound insulating technology to keep noise down $279.00
> $279.00 1 Enermax Noisetaker EG701AX-VE-SFMA24P 600W ATX Power Supply
> Unit $256.00 $256.00
> 1 Pioneer DVR-111 Dual Layer Dual Format (16x+R 8x+RW 16x-R 6x-RW)
> (Beige) Internal IDE DVD-Writer OEM $126.00 $126.00
> 1 Sony 3" Floppy Disk Drive (Beige) $23.00 $23.00
> 1 Generic Standard PS/2 (Beige) Keyboard $13.00 $13.00
> 1 Gigabyte GM-AC 800dpi (White) Optical Mouse $22.00 $22.00
> 1 Microsoft Windows XP Professional OEM Operating System $269.00
> $269.00 1 Assembly, Setup & Testing $65.00 $65.00
>
> Cash Prices include GST & Delivery. This Quotation is valid for 7
> days. Total >> $ 5,299.00


I still think you're paying too much for RAM if you're not overclocking.

Otherwise fine.
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      04-05-2006

"~misfit~" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Craig Sutton wrote:
> > Latest update any comments? it looks pretty final to me..
> >
> >
> > Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe NVIDIA nForce4 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16 Socket
> > Socket 939 ATX Motherboard $382.00 $382.00
> > 1 AMD Athlon64 X2 4200+ (2.2GHz) 1MB Cache *Dual Core* 1000Mhz Socket
> > 939 CPU + Fan Retail Boxed $725.00 $725.00
> > 1 Corsair TwinX2048-3500LLPRO Dual Channel Kit 2x 1GB PC3500 DDR
> > (433Mhz) Memory (2-3-2-6) with Aluminium Heatsink & 18 Activity LEDs
> > $660.00 $660.00 1 Sapphire ATI Radeon X1900XTX 512MB PCI-Express 16x
> > Video Card *2xDVI *Video-In *Video-Out $1,201.00 $1,201.00
> > 2 Hitachi Deskstar 7K500 500GB 7200RPM Serial ATA300 Hard Disk Drive
> > 8MB cache 8.5ms seek time $639.00 $1,278.00
> > 1 AcoustiCase C6607 (Beige) ATX Mid-Tower Case NO Power Supply Unit
> > with Special sound insulating technology to keep noise down $279.00
> > $279.00 1 Enermax Noisetaker EG701AX-VE-SFMA24P 600W ATX Power Supply
> > Unit $256.00 $256.00
> > 1 Pioneer DVR-111 Dual Layer Dual Format (16x+R 8x+RW 16x-R 6x-RW)
> > (Beige) Internal IDE DVD-Writer OEM $126.00 $126.00
> > 1 Sony 3" Floppy Disk Drive (Beige) $23.00 $23.00
> > 1 Generic Standard PS/2 (Beige) Keyboard $13.00 $13.00
> > 1 Gigabyte GM-AC 800dpi (White) Optical Mouse $22.00 $22.00
> > 1 Microsoft Windows XP Professional OEM Operating System $269.00
> > $269.00 1 Assembly, Setup & Testing $65.00 $65.00
> >
> > Cash Prices include GST & Delivery. This Quotation is valid for 7
> > days. Total >> $ 5,299.00

>
> I still think you're paying too much for RAM if you're not overclocking.
>
> Otherwise fine.


You never know I might be tempted hehehe! I did run my 450 and 550 mhz for a
while.....
that was just a stock overclock.



 
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