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    suggestions for this budget system?

    - Intel Pentium 4 2.4BGHz 512K 533MHz CPU Northwood P478 Processor Retail Box $159
    - ASUS P4PE/L Motherboard for Intel P4 478 Retail 103.99
    - KINGSTON HyperX Series 184-pin 512MB DDR333 $76.50
    - WD WESTERN DIGITAL "SPECIAL EDITION" 80GB 7200RPM $93
    - ASUS V9280TD Geforce4 Ti4200 128MB 128 bit AGP 8X TV-OUT & DVI RETAIL $137.99
    - Lite On 52x24x52 CDRW Model LTR-52246S $45.50
    - LITE-ON XJ-HD166S/XJ-HD165H 16X DVD ROM Drive - Retail $33
    - MITSUMI D359M3 FDD 1.44MB 3.5INCH $8


    Total with shipping and tax: $723.90 @ Newegg

    is the mobo ok? im trying to spend as little money as possible ... is there anything i should change?

    its gonna be mostly for gaming.... im thinking of AMD but i have never built an AMD before... dunno what to get... any suggestions? AMD should be cheaper?

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    oops...i put this thread in the wrong place...sorry guys...

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    I think amd would be about the same

    if you get a good chip / good mobo, and dual channel ddr 256x2 ram

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