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btb103
01-04-02, 09:07 PM
If I can convince my dad to shell out the money, this is what I'm going to build. Currently I have a PIII 550 Gateway, 128RAM, ATI Rage 128, 16.9 HD, SoundBlaster AudioPCI 64d (pretty crappy) For now this is the system I'm going to use, and eventually replace some of the "existing" items.

Audigy X-Gamer $79
VisionTek GeForce2 GTS $65
Enlight EN7237 EN-7237 $60
Duron 1.0Ghz $50
ECS K7S5A $59
Thermaltake VOLCANO 6Cu $13
A-Open 56x CD-ROM $28
Existing Floppy $0
Existing CD-RW Drive $0
Existing ZIP Drive $0
Existing Memory $0
Existing Network Card $0
Existing Hard Drive $0
Sub-Total = $356
Total = $388.60

Any comments, suggestions, concerns are encouraged! Thanks

Murman
01-04-02, 09:27 PM
Originally posted by btb103
ECS K7S5A $59


This board is the best bang for the buck, just bought one a few weeks ago... very happy with it. It's nothing fancy but nice and fast, stable and the option to use SDRAM & DDR is sweet. Plus it will take up to a XP 2 gigger CPU

poptom
01-04-02, 09:40 PM
Don't skimp on the mobo.