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Old May 23, 2008, 10:29 PM
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Question Wondering how I did?

O.k I've been wondering how I did for value and build and performance, I'm going to list products I purchased for my pc below and list the price I've spent after mail in rebates taxes and shipping.First I had to get a motherboard I Nabbed a
M2N-SLI Deluxe. Second I got a Case a wingrs 101 thermaltake,3rd 2 gigs (2x 1 gig sticks of ddr2 xms corsair ram),4th a i got a processor a x2 6400+, 5th a 250gig sata drive,6th a Sony dvd burner black 20x,7th a 550 watt psu ultra lsp series.8th a 8800gt evga 512mb (which i've overclocked to the ssc version),8th fans 2 80 mils and 2 120 mil fans. 3dmark score 06 11700 about, gaming runs great.Price 810$ total! I think I did well but would like some feedback from my fellow Canadians.
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Yes I did upgrade , Yes I did notice a change =)
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Old May 24, 2008, 05:26 AM
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Anything sub-$1000 which can play current games at decent frame rates is a pretty good build AFAIC.

If I had to change anything it'd probably be the 550W Ultra PSU. I'm running a 600W ultra, but that was only after seeing it survive SKYMTL put it through one of his torture tests... If I hadn't been able to pick it up at a decent price (review unit) I probably would have gone with a different manufacturer.

In the end though, it doesn't matter what we think.... what's important is what you think. :)
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