New Computer

September 2, 2005 – 9:18

Looking at getting myself a new computer so I have come up with a setup which looks good, we will have to see if I can afford it however.

1x Abit AN8 SLi nForce4 SLi (Socket 939) £102.17
Reasons: SATAII RAID for future proofing, SLI for future expansion
1x ThermalRight XP-120 £39.89
Reasons: Never faulted previous models
1x Vantec SF12025L Stealth 120mm fan £9.34
Reasons: Quiet yet fairly high (59) CFM
1x AMD Athlon 64 3500+ Venice 90nm (Socket 939) £149.17
Reasons: Good “bang for your buck”
2x Corsair 1GB DDR XMS3200C2PT £187.88
Reasons: 2GB for MMOGs, overclockable
1x Lian-Li PC-60 PLUS Silver Aluminium Midi-Tower Case £93.94
Reasons: Looks Good (dumb reason)
1x Tagan TG430-U15 430W ATX2.01 Easycon SLi Compliant Modular Silent PSU £56.34
Reasons: Pleanty of power for future proofing, detachable cables
1x Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 NCQ 160GB ST3160827AS SATA 8MB Cache £62.22
Reasons: Seagate’s quiet and fast in my experence, NCQ
1x Leadtek WinFast GeForce 6800 256MB DDR TV-Out/DVI £146.82
Reasons: Good “bang for your buck”

Total: £847.77

Any comments appreciated

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