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my friends build for gaming

By ArchVile
Sep 24, 2004
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  1. ok, he thinks that we should get an athlon 64 system which turned out to be like 800 dollars on newegg. so i reasoned with him and suggested an athlon xp system. now im having trouble on what board i should get. im almost certain that im gonna get the DFI lanparty NFII ultra B board. almost every site ive gone to has considered this to be the best socket A motherboard. but a few think that the abit nf7 is better. what do you guys think.

    oh here are the specs.
    RAIDMAX Black 10-bay Case with 420W Power Supply

    Sony Black 52x32x52x16 Combo Drive,

    Thermaltake SILENT BOOST

    Samsung Black 1.44MB 3.5inch Floppy Disk Drive

    Western Digital 40GB 7200RPM IDE Hard Drive

    Corsair XMS Extreme Memory Speed Series 184 Pin 512MB DDR PC-3200

    DFI "LANPARTY NFII ULTRA B" nForce2 Ultra 400 Chipset Motherboard for AMD Socket A CPU -RETAIL

    AMD Athlon XP 3000+ "Barton", 400 FSB, 512K Cache Processor - OEM i would have gotten the 3200, but the OEM was sold out

    SAPPHIRE ATI RADEON 9600XT Video Card, 128MB DDR, 128-bit, DVI/TV-Out, 8X AGP -BULK
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