Check this RIG out

By JayGhali · 5 replies
Apr 10, 2007
  1. What Do u think of my rig i did research and price comparing my budget was 1000$ i went a lil over but its a nice rig. MY first comp.

    CPU/Proccessor:AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ Windsor 2.8GHz Socket AM2 Processor Model ADA5600CZBOX - Retail

    HardDrive : HITACHI Deskstar T7K500 HDT725032VLAT80 (0A33405) 320GB 7200 RPM IDE Ultra ATA133 Hard Drive - OEM
    Motherboard: ASUS M2N-SLI Deluxe Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI MCP ATX AMDMotherboard - Retail

    RAM: CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X2048-6400

    Graphics Card:
    EVGA 512-P2-N635-AR GeForce 7950GT 512MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 KO Video Card

    PowerSupply: RAIDMAX Hybrid 2 RX-530SS ATX12V 530W Power Supply

    DVD Drive/Writer: Sony NEC Optiarc 18X DVD±R DVD Burner With 12X DVD-RAM Write Black E-IDE / ATAPI Model 7170A-0B - OEM

    SoundCard: Creative Sound Blaster SB0570 Audigy SE 7.1 Channels PCI Interface Sound Card - Retail

    Computer Tower: XCLIO A380BK Fully Black High Gloss Finish SECC 1.0mm thickness ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

    Monitor:Hanns·G HW-173DBB Black 17" 8ms DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor - Retail

    Grandtotal: 1,170.92

    Please i need suggestion so the more the marrier, but please i want to stick with AMD and keep the prices in the same range. if u can find better prices or better products in the same price range let me know, keep in mind my budget and its a gaming comp!
  2. Sorrow

    Sorrow TS Rookie Posts: 106

    =[ I wish i can get your kind of budget
  3. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,976   +2,527

    Sorry But,....

    I'm not feeling the Hitachi PATA hard drive...
  4. Coth

    Coth TS Rookie Posts: 56

    I just got that EVGA 7950GT KO and you're gonna need a new heatsink for it, it runs hot. I recommend the Thermalright HR-03 Rev A, never over 46C. :chef:
  5. Cyberbabe

    Cyberbabe TS Rookie Posts: 36

    I would change the Hitachi PATA for Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB ST3320620AS SATA-II 16MB Cache As > Here
  6. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +38

    That PSU is complete garbage. Try the Antec SmartPower 500W PSU on Newegg instead. Its of better quality. Also, the X1950PRO is an equally good (and sometimes better, depending on the game) performer than the 7950GT, and cheaper too if I remember correctly. I wasn't able to check the prices or give you any links because Newegg's site seems to be down at the time I'm typing this out. Also, I agree with Cyberbabe's recommendation of the Seagate drive, compared to the Hitachi drive, just for the fact that it's more widely used and I don't know anyone who's used a Hitachi drive. Check it out and see for yourself.
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