Help chosing parts with a budget

By Soil
Oct 30, 2005
  1. Hello,

    i needa new computer budget is around 1000 AUD (australian dollars)
    must include DFI LANPARTY ULTRA-D NFORCE-4 and DDR1 2-2-2-5 latency RAM (hopfully OCZ)
    just need help with....Graphics card, CPU(MUST BE AMD),powersupply/case
    etc etc

    budget may go up to $1500 ill update if i can get a budget of that much :grinthumb

    id aprechiate help lots! again must be Australian Dollars .. sorry if that is inconvinenant (spelling :S)

    also keep in mind i shall have a fair amout of overcloking opertunites with that board so i might be able to geta 3200 AMD and overclock it to a 3500 and save $100 dollars or so ?

    must go now
    Thank :giddy:
  2. crazdude

    crazdude TS Rookie Posts: 183

    what is with you amd fan boys, ever thouhg pentium d its just as good?
  3. AtK SpAdE

    AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,495

    Im an Intel Fan..but i will not argue that an AMD will beat a Intel in gaming hands down...
  4. crazdude

    crazdude TS Rookie Posts: 183

    lol, dude, am the only kid in my class at school thats has a pc with pentium d 3.6 ghz, make the rest look like crap. and man is it ever fine with a gefore 7800. it isnt my cpc only tho, its family, my pc has freaking celeron, but I use them both.
  5. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,077

    in many benches it shows amd beating intells but lets not start and amd intel debate, as far as your system goe

    i do not know astrallion dollros but if they are simmilar to american dollors you can gert a nice system

    amd3800+ 350
    gefoce 7800 350x2 if you want sli
    2gb ram 250
    your dfi mobo 150
    a good psu up to 100
    and a nice case anyware for 50 to 200 dollors
    and hdd 250gb for 150 dollors which is a total of

    1550 which is american dolllors which is a little ofver yourbudget you may wabt only 1 7800gt
    and you also need winedows 150 so you may want to tick with one7800
  6. crazdude

    crazdude TS Rookie Posts: 183

    hahaha, typical amd fanboy, maybe if they ever gave intel a try they wpuld stop being so arrogant and braggers.
  7. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    If your posts are not relevant to the question asked, you do not need to reply here crazdude.
  8. AtK SpAdE

    AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,495

    Ok i know its wrong...but i have to remark

    A. Being an intel Fan (its all i own), and AMD beats a Intel in gaming anyday
    B. How is he being arrogant? He just listed good parts.
    C and o yea what Didou said :p
  9. Jeff_Ireland

    Jeff_Ireland TS Rookie

    Just an FYI everyone 1000 aussie dollars is about $750 and 1500 aussies is about $1124, so keep that in mind.
  10. Soil

    Soil TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hey all
    thanks for all the replys
    lol for 7800 here is about 600-800 AUD which is alot of money lol so x2 of them = over 1000 :p

    AMD fan boy= me?
    who said iwas a fan boy? choose one or the otehr there is only Intel or AMD can only choose one and i choose AMD
    and it is better for my needs so meh :)
    ne ways
    i found this nice lil site u type specific part in and it willl list cheapest price in australia and were to get it etc
    try using this hehe

    btw thanks for your input AtK SpAdE
    :) and Didou and all others :)

    btw to give you an idea taht DFI mobo i listed is about 250-300 AUD
  11. jarvis

    jarvis TS Rookie Posts: 83

    Why would you spend $330 on an athlon 64 3800+ when you can spend $230 on an athlon 64 3700+ that has 1 mb L2 cache????

    Athlon 64 3700+

    Athlon 64 3800+
  12. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,077

    oh sorry for that suggestin then, i didnt know what the translation for mony is
  13. Soil

    Soil TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yeh np man :) hehe
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