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post #1 of 2 Old 08-25-2008, 01:39 PM - Thread Starter
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I plan to use this with my Optoma HD65 Projector for now.

-AMD Athlon 64 X2 5400+ Brisbane 2.8GHz Dual-Core black edition Processor (I might upgrade processor to a faster AM2+ in a year or two)
-Arctic Cooler 7 heatsink
-MSI K9A2 CF-F V2 AM2+/AM2 AMD 790X Crossfire
-ASUS ATI 4850
-Vista 64 bit home
-4gb Corsair RAM
-500gb WD

I would think that this will be good enough to last me a few years, consider I've been using a Sony Vaio laptop for the last 3 years, and a desktop built in 2003 until the other day when it bit the bullet (leaking capacitors on mobo) and I figured might as well buy some new stuff.

I have to say its incredible how low the prices have come. I couldnt believe the total in my shopping cart at first. Newegg continues to impress.
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thinks its due to more ppls buyin laptops or just buyin prebuilt their forced to lower prices. Builders like u and i r reapin the savings though. Remember 3 yrs ago I paid over 300 for a gig of ram is so dirt cheap.. video cards have come down lots also u get more performance these days for not much money. These are good bring on the

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