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8 years 3 months ago #3991 by ∞ Mayhem_Lee
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HEy guys with some input from masterpetey (thanx mate)

this is my proposed heap of pc parts that will take your tags!!! haha

http://www.ifocus.co.nz/product_info.php?products_id=174{tpl_1822355389} with a bigger hard drive & a 6000+ chip

with this Gfx card

http://www.ifocus.co.nz/Video+Cards+%252526+Video+Devices/Video+Cards/ASUS+EN9800GT%25252FHTDP%25252F1GD3+GeForce+9800GT+1GB+256-bit+GDDR3+PCI+Express+2.0+-+Retail.html

Let me no what ya think & i'll put in a Order 4 it & will be collecting tags in 2weeks if all goes to plan

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8 years 3 months ago #3992 by S.A.F M3RRiK
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DO NOT BUY THIS! I want my tags left where they are. :P

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8 years 3 months ago #4000 by S.A.F Masterpetey
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haha lucky for me i got a "get out of tagmans hair free" card ::)

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8 years 3 months ago #4001 by S.A.F Masterpetey
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jeez mate,actually this is quite a sweet deal,wow,wish my laptop screwed up,nice going the duel core 6000+,thats the exact processor im using,very nice i promise.the graphics card looks good too,might see if i can find you same thing cheaper,maybe pbtech has something.glad your going with that mobo,am2+ you can upgrade one day

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8 years 3 months ago #4002 by S.A.F ArcomVI
S.A.F ArcomVI replied the topic: Re: MY new machine
Not bad at all Mayhem. However, can I recommend a slight change;-

Video card - consider the latest 200 series card from Nvidia ie the 250GTX http://www.playtech.co.nz/product.php?action=showdetail&id=7261 the price is about the same as the one your proposing but far more modern.

What O/S are you proposing to use? I suggest using Vista 64 home (seeing as your system is 64bit) and 4gb of ram

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8 years 3 months ago #4009 by S.A.F Masterpetey
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yes he is right mate, this one looks good too,im trying to figure out if theres any difference between this one and arcoms suggestion
http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?item=VGAGBV0154
btw, i can pick it up for you if its a pbtech in the city, also, hope u will pick up your system from ifocus and wont get it delivered?

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8 years 3 months ago #4010 by S.A.F Masterpetey
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the pc you got seems like a solid,cheap good deal,heres the closest alternative from pbtech,i think yours is cheaper
http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?item=WKSPB1164
for $786

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8 years 3 months ago #4016 by Althizor
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tbh id have gone with intel

AMD is really only budget orentated though i now have a phenom quadcore 9550 but thats because my last cpu died that was a 6000+ dual core

but i do wish i had goten the intel MB and CPU combo

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8 years 3 months ago #4017 by S.A.F ArcomVI
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I think budget is the key here Althizor. Intel is cool but megga costly. AMD Phenoms are probably the way to go if your on a bit of a tight budget but want reasonable performance.

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8 years 3 months ago #4019 by S.A.F Masterpetey
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I think budget is the key here Althizor. Intel is cool but megga costly. AMD Phenoms are probably the way to go if your on a bit of a tight budget but want reasonable performance.

aye he is rightbudget,yet good value,i have used amd for many years laptops and desktops and i still prefer them,i know intel might be slightly ahead,but i prefer taking arcoms tags with an amd under the bonnet!
i have heard it said for some reason that amd processors are better suited for gaming than intel processors

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8 years 3 months ago #4022 by ∞ Mayhem_Lee
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Vista mmm i can run this systm with xp profesh though ae? dnt really like vista

& dont get it delivered from ifocus? y not? due to having no licence i cant exactly drive down & pick it up haha

all up with the buy now option this will cost me uner a 1000$ with the gfx card


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8 years 3 months ago #4026 by S.A.F Masterpetey
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oh yeah its a real good deal,i am quite happy with it,i think it will be money well spent.ok cool get it delivered,i just sometimes worry bout courier drivers in auckland,i once ordered a bunch of new plates for my cafe and when the courier driver delivered it,he literally threw the box on the ground in order to get to his next drop,hence to say,most of my chef plates were bust,but i guess with a pc its under garentee

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8 years 3 months ago #4029 by ∞ Mayhem_Lee
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haha yea well im up in whangarei & our couriers arnt as bad beacause evrything pretty laid back :)


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8 years 3 months ago #4030 by ∞ Mayhem_Lee
∞ Mayhem_Lee replied the topic: Re: MY new machine
Hey guys just made order & paid for it cost me 952$ im stoked

once it arrives i'll have to put a OS on it then run bf2142 install & patch update
get all my controls reset etc then hopfully be on next weknd collecting your tags ::)


thanx for ya input :)

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8 years 3 months ago #4229 by laughing+goat
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hey mayhem, yes yes you can upgrade your computer to very good parts but it seems far to obvious to me. I would recommend keeping your opponents guessing, and installing an old IDE graphics card in your machine with the order of something like 1MB of ram.

This way they will become baffled and deluded and all those sorts of things which are very good things to have.

It also helps if you play with a wireless keyboard and mouse.

Bleat Bleat

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8 years 3 months ago #4231 by S.A.F Masterpetey
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HAR har

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8 years 3 months ago #4242 by ∞ Mayhem_Lee
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cant insert quotoes any more :'(

& Laughing Goat has once again shared his trusty knowledge of how to become a super gamer!!!!!!

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8 years 3 months ago #4257 by ∞ Mayhem_Lee
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Well ifocus are goin to throw a 7850 in my machine instead of a 6000+
for free beacause they dont have any 6000+ in stock

i assume thats good haha

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8 years 3 months ago #4258 by S.A.F ArcomVI
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AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+, dual core, socket AM2, 3GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 7850, dual core, socket AM2+, 2.8GHz

Price difference is $1 between the two models. from what i can tell, the XP6000 is "faster" internally however, the 7850 is AM2+ compatible, (hypertransport 3 @2.6Ghz instead of 1Ghz)which is of course slightly better (AM3 would have been a better choice if applicable)

So no worries really, im sure the two units are a much of a muchness

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8 years 3 months ago #4259 by ∞ Mayhem_Lee
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ok thanx yea i noticed they slightly diffrnt but im not to bothered & would rather get the pc shppd up soon as

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