| ||Thread Tools|
|24th February 2003, 13:03||#1|
best buy for about €1000 ?
a friend of mine is going to upgrade his pc and we were wondering what he schould buy, he has a budget of about €1000
this is what he needs:
* motherboard (now: one from MSI, but it's busted, hence the need to upgrade)
* processor (now: AMD 1800+, may be busted too, not sure)
* RAM? (now: 768 MB PC2100 DDR, Twinmoss I think)
* graphics-card (now: GF3-ti500)
he's not looking for the best oc-able stuff, but for best speed
|25th February 2003, 20:24||#6|
-instead of the abit, go for the epox nforce˛ (cheaper, better performing)
-instead of corsair, go for twinmoss (same amount of MB and same speed)
-XP2800+ is great, buy wathever you want
-instead of a 9700 PRO, you can buy a connect3D radeon 9500 and softmod it into a 9700, or just buy a 9700 (non-pro) and overclock it, do whatever you like...
cooling...imagination my friend, choose wathever you like...
|25th February 2003, 20:56||#8|
Re: best buy for about €1000 ?
if he isn't looking for oc stuff then he won't be oc-ing, right?
the Abit board has more features then the epox
corsair is always the best you can get
en the best graphics-card is a radeon 9700Pro
|25th February 2003, 21:09||#9|
Re: Re: best buy for about €1000 ?
Epox 8RDA+ (the abit has some bugs in it)
Twinmoss PC3200 2*256/512 (corsair is way to expesive, and is it better?? exept the Heatspreader and oc'ing, no!)
graphics: Radeon 9700 PRO I guess, or a Radeon 9700 and oc it to a 9700 PRO (if possible)
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Microsoft Plans to Buy 3DV Systems||jmke||WebNews||0||18th February 2009 21:26|
|Will you buy, Would you buy: 3DMark Vantage||jmke||WebNews||2||25th June 2008 10:05|
|Buy Single Core Intel and save money||Sidney||General Madness - System Building Advice||3||13th July 2006 22:17|
|I am convinced AMD will buy ATI||jmke||WebNews||3||7th June 2006 04:33|
|ATI, Best Buy jump the gun with X1900GT||jmke||WebNews||0||2nd May 2006 13:40|
|Help: what ram to buy||agent #2||Mad Bargains||10||31st August 2004 13:33|
|planning to buy this screen||kr15t0f||Mad Bargains||12||15th August 2004 19:42|
|I don't know which cooling to buy.||PlayboY||Hardware Overclocking and Case Modding||5||11th January 2003 11:33|