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Old July 29, 2008, 05:34 PM
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What do you all think i have a powersupply and q6600. Using it mostly for gaming(cod4, AOC, CSS, TFC2) and recording music for my band. going to be using xp also. Would i have to change anything if decide to change to vista 64bit version?

Western Digital Caviar SE16 640GB SATA2 7200RPM 16MB Hard Drive Oem 3YR Mfr Warranty
$75.88

Mushkin EM PC2-6400 2GB 2X1GB DDR2-800 CL5-5-5-18 240PIN DIMM Dual Channel Memory Kit
$62.54

Antec Nine Hundred Mid Tower Gamer Case 900 Atx 9 Drive Bay No Ps Top USB2.0 1394 Audio
$92.22

Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-FI Titanium FATAL1TY PCI-E 1X 24BIT Sound Card 7.1 Optical IN/OUT
$119.88

ASUS P5Q ATX LGA775 P45 DDR2 PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 3PCI SATA2 Sound GBLAN 1394 Motherboard
$138.24

Diamond Radeon HD 4850 512MB GDDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I HDCP HDTV Out Video Card
$173.68


What do you all think?

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Old July 29, 2008, 10:10 PM
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Get 2x2 GB, even if you won't go x64 yet.

It's so little more $$$, & when you go to Vista x64, you'll be glad you did :)

CM690 = cheaper better case than the 900.
I never cease to be amazed at how horribly inefficiently designed Antec cases are.

Onboard sound is usually fine these days...unless you really want that X-Fi.

Everything else looks good to me.
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Old July 29, 2008, 10:18 PM
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I would always recommend 4 Gb of ram and at least two physical HDs of whatever size you like above 300 Gb. My personal preference for an Antec case over the 900 is the P182 - just depends what you want personally. IMHO.

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