is this necesary?

By lehsstudent
Oct 6, 2006
  1. Athlon 64 X2 4800+ (2.4Ghz; Dual core) - $890

    ASUS A8N-SLI (Socket 939) - $160

    GeForce 7800 GTX - 256MB - $480

    Dell UltraSharp 24” Widescreen LCD 2405FPW - $900

    Creative X-Fi - $125

    Creative Gigaworks S750 7.1 speaker system - $355

    2 GB (2 x 1GB) RAM - $180

    2 x 74GB Western Digital Raptor - $170 each

    400GB-500GB storage drive - $240

    DVD±RW - $50

    DVD-CDRW Combo - $25

    Antec P180 case - $120

    Antec Phantom 500 (Silent 500w PSU) - $150

    Logitech MX1000 Laser Mouse & keyboard combo - $100
    ok i have monitor,inputs,speakers,sound cards(do i need a cd?) there should be cheaper stuff such as the graphics card $480!
  2. danger_mouse

    danger_mouse TS Rookie Posts: 59

    Dont think you should spend that much on that! Intel will be bringing out there new Quad Core soon which will be alot better than that!
  3. nickslick74

    nickslick74 TS Rookie Posts: 575

    Where are you getting your prices from?
  4. Gnomeofdeath

    Gnomeofdeath TS Rookie

    Check for better deals. Also, ditch the Athlon and grap an Intel Core2 Duo. If you want to build a less expensive system, remember that all the newest tech will be the most expensive, and only be the newest for less than half a year. Build a computer that is second generation, using parts that are just below the top of the line. There will not be much of a performance drop (just in bragging rights) and you will save a ton of money.
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