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new computer, how is it?

By Dilmog ยท 8 replies
Aug 21, 2005
  1. hey! i just finished ordering parts for my new computer :) i was wondering how good this is for the money, and if overall its a good system.
    the specs
    evga 7800 gtx
    amd 64 3500 venice processor
    an abit an8 nforce 4 sli motherboard (sli ready for the future)
    2x512 mb of ocz 2 latency 2-2-2-5 timing ram w/heatspreader in dual channel
    a 500 watt smart power supply from antec
    a tsunami dream case (black)
    a veiwsonic g90f crt moniter
    a 160 gb western digital hard drive
    $1300 us dollars
    i was also wondering if i should use the heatsink and fan that the processor comes with, or if i should by a different one. i dont plan on overclocking the processor right away, only when my games start playing bad (it would also void the warrenty of my processor).
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    the only weak spot I see is the power supply. Antec failed the Tom's hardware test.
  3. Austin44

    Austin44 TS Rookie Posts: 67

    if u got the money pop in a thermalike fan they r nice, other than that nice comp
  4. Dilmog

    Dilmog TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 123

    thx. ^_^ thats what i was planning to do.
  5. numan

    numan TS Rookie Posts: 68

    Nice Pc for gaming.
  6. msdstc

    msdstc TS Rookie Posts: 73

    what did you say was wrong with the power supply? 500 should be fine.
  7. C_Conqueror

    C_Conqueror TS Rookie Posts: 140

    I don't think any games will start going bad for a while so I wouldn't overclock it just shortens the life of the processor.
  8. Dilmog

    Dilmog TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 123

    ok, but i was still thinking of overclocking my video card, because oc ing it doesnt void the warrenty ^_^
  9. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

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