Ordering System Monday -- what do yah think

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by pr00fX, May 17, 2003.

  1. pr00fX

    pr00fX Guest

    well here it is.....

    Soyo P4I875P Dragon 2
    Pentium 4 2.4GHZ with HT and 800mhz FSB
    2x 512 MB Corsair Pc3200 Memory
    Western Digital 80gb 7200rpm ata100 8mb cache
    NEC 17 LCD1760V Monitor
    Ati 128mb 9700pro AIW 8xagp

    and this case

    anything you guys think I shouldnt get?
    I am going to place the orders monday
     
  2. Zedric

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    Sounds yummy! :)
     
  3. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    can i trade LOL


    nice choice
     
  4. Nick M

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    Sweet, but get a larger HDD.
     
  5. NetRyder

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    Wow :D Very nice system...congrats!
     
  6. aswettla

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    go for it!
     
  7. Plexapotamus

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    change the HD to a ATA 133 instead of the ATA 100


    any perticular reason you're going with Intel?
    I'm not going to try to talk you out of it, but I bet any (ex-intel) AMD owner will tell you that they are so much more fun.
     
  8. Zedric

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    Because it's got HT. I want one too... :(
    Yeah I know HT has been dissed in the benchmarks, but it shines in real life with multi threading afaik.
     
  9. sboulema

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    sounds sweet but i thought only 3.06 ghz had ht :S
     
  10. [CpK]Bastid

    [CpK]Bastid Guest

    why? what noticeable difference would he see?
     
  11. pr00fX

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    The only reason I went with intel is because of the 800mhz FSB and the HT. I figured it would have to be a little better then m old 1700xp which sucked for doing a bunch of things at once.

    and whats the deal with ata 133? I was thinking about serial ata because I know thats faster but will ata133 give me a noticable performance gain over ata100?
     
  12. Zedric

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    No not really. Just as SATA won't give you any noticeable difference either allthough it's 150MB/s.
     
  13. Goatman

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    That WD is one of the best drives on the market at the moment, I would stick with it, it's a very fast drive. I'd look at a better brand for the mobo, get a Asus, or Gigabyte, instead of a Soyo.
     
  14. pr00fX

    pr00fX Guest

    well i had a soyo dragon for my amd board and i was very content with it so I figured id stick to what i know.
     
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  16. Goatman

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    I still think you'd be happier with an Asus mobo. Nothing beats the quality of Asus
     
  17. napalmnthemorning

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    Stick some wheels on it and drive it around. Holy Crap. I'll trade you my piece of crap P3 for it. Hey why didn't you stick that new GeForce FX in it. With 2x512 memory why not 200GB HD.