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Jason Solander Mar 03, 2005, 03:15am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Thermalfreak Mar 03, 2005, 09:53am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
Please change the spec to add a phases change cooling unit (the vapochill mach 2 would be jus fine)

Ive snapped:
An xbox360 and a 12" iBook....
And a kawasaki er-6n to mod instead
Thermalfreak Mar 03, 2005, 09:56am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
Btw while youre at it why not add extra monitors....you do have dual dvi cards in sli after all im usre they coudl handle the extra desktop space :)

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An xbox360 and a 12" iBook....
And a kawasaki er-6n to mod instead
wickedfork Mar 03, 2005, 10:11am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
What about the desk????

ATHLON 64 3500+ 939PIN
AMD GIGABYTE GA-K8NF-9 NF4 PCI-E
1Gb PC3200 PC400 DDR
ATI X850XT PLANT VIVO 16X 256 PCI-E
PURDY LIGHTS AND STUFF
Chris G Mar 03, 2005, 10:18am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Mar 03, 2005, 10:21am EST

 
>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
Ummm. the hard drives aren't the best. The best on the market for regular PC's that aren't running SCSI, get the Western Digital Raptor series of hard drives. If anyone built that system, they would be wasting money. In 4 years, I can guarantee you couldn't get $1,000 for it.

Dell Inspiron 9300 *Pentium M @ 2.00Ghz* (17" widescreen with TrueLife)
Sonoma chipset
256MB NVIDIA 6800 Go Graphics (PCI-E)
512MB DDR2 *533Mhz* Dual Channel
Wireless/Bluetooth (A,B and G)
60GB 7,200RPM Hard Drive
Harris Walktin Mar 03, 2005, 10:39am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
Sweet if only I had an extra 18 grand on hand. Wait is that American? Dammit.

- Harris W. -AMD Employee
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Andy Parker Mar 03, 2005, 10:57am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
Forget SATA - put an Adaptec Ultra320 SCSI card along with up to 7 Fujitsu 300GB 10,000rpm hard drives.


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Thermalfreak Mar 03, 2005, 11:15pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
We mightaswell break the 'desktop pc' idea and make it into a quad opteron system...

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And a kawasaki er-6n to mod instead
Chris M Mar 04, 2005, 01:05am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
I'm jealous. I want a limitless budget... :P

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Supreet Virdi Mar 04, 2005, 07:16am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Mar 04, 2005, 07:21am EST

 
>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
FX Quadro isnt a gaming card, and doesnt do better in gaming...its for 3D developing purpose, so better ya change it to 2x6800Ultra SLI or one X850XT PE. And in Hard Drive section, you are just emphasizing on Space, but not performance. SCSI + Raid 0 is far better option. In Ram Section OCZ Rev.2 would be slightly better option. And for Case, Thermaltake Tsunami looks better deal to me

Thermalfreak Mar 04, 2005, 09:41am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
Supreet man its obvious this guy just wanted to throw in whatever seemed the most expensive....for him price equals performance.....otherwise wed all be posting proper specs for desktop systems that are good for gaming....

but anyways....hey supreet just wondering do you know if two opetrons each at the same cache and speed ratings as an AMD64 proc will perform any better under gaming situations? I know previously 2 athlon mps gave small boosts over 2 athlon xps but i dunno cuz of registered memory and the way hypertransport works in opteron systems....

Ive snapped:
An xbox360 and a 12" iBook....
And a kawasaki er-6n to mod instead
Supreet Virdi Mar 04, 2005, 09:48am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
Opetrons basically aren't meant for gaming purpose and same case with MP's, a program, a game has to be written specifically to take the advantage of mulitiple processor, otherwise game will not take advantage of mulitiple cpu's, and only one cpu will be responsible.

ECC memories are slow, becoz it check errors, adding few more clocks hence runs slow, but stability would be rock solid.

Jason Solander Mar 04, 2005, 06:59pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
Nope, I didn't just throw in the most expensive stuff. I just don't know as much about hardware as you guys. Thanks for the suggestions; in a decade we'll probably all have quantum computers with near-infinite power anyway.

Rory Witham Mar 04, 2005, 07:27pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
It nice to see that you lot dont even know what a high spec limitless budget is!

what do you want a FX55 for?? thats no good, standard desktop processors, NO! Opteron 840'S on a tyan Quad processor mobo, with the full 36 Gigabytes of RAM, quadro card, WOO thats aboutthe best thing thats what 35% faster than the 6800 ULTRA SLI, but I am not to sure if they make them for SLI.
OK so now that you have four processors, they need cooling phase changing, and a air conditioned room for it to go in.

HDD, some one was right, but you could have gone a bit better than some 10K drives and got some 15K drives. but SCSI yeah.

then or course you would have an external disc array and external server with a push router then you want a cheap system for a firewall then a good router (indutrial not domestic stuff)

4X 32" benq TFT to run as one desk top and a LCD Projector for essential gaming and watching movies.
Add a PVR kit, Digital kit and satallite kit, and then your getting some where,
sound wise, you will have to settle with a Creative audgy PRO paltinum but then run it to a Sony Dolby 3 surround sound kit and some whalfdale speakers, to give 8.1 surround sound.

You need to have a intergration into the home so that your home can be set on remote, by the time youve got all that you should be broke.


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Harris Walktin Mar 04, 2005, 07:32pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
We can go with 8 opterons.........clocked at 2Ghz each..........4 One Terabyte External Hard drives......

lets see, that 4200$ for the EHDD's and 5837$ for the 8 opterons..........

- Harris W. -AMD Employee
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Harris Walktin Mar 04, 2005, 07:35pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
Oh, were also tlaking 1200$ for the mobo (atleast)

- Harris W. -AMD Employee
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bossa ritchie Mar 04, 2005, 07:38pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
I would have went for better RAM also.

mothow Mar 04, 2005, 08:07pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
That thing for all that money .My system would game better than that setup.

ASRock Z97 Extreme 4 / i7 4790K / Corsair H80i / 4x4GB Crucial Ballistix Smart Tracer DDR3 1600 / 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black / 240GB Mushkin Chronos Deluxe SSD / 2x Evga GTX 670 FTW 2GB in SLI / Sound Blaster Recon3D Fatal1ty / Corsair HX1000w
Thermalfreak Mar 04, 2005, 10:32pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
Absolutely...

Quadros are actually a bit slower at gaming tahn their geforce version....when you say that the quadro version of the 68000 ultra is 35% better? thats only if you put it in a productivity benchmark with like CAD or open GL productivity stuff.....

Ive snapped:
An xbox360 and a 12" iBook....
And a kawasaki er-6n to mod instead
phil Mar 04, 2005, 11:25pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: PC specs on a limitless budget
limitless budget? howabout better computer...

umm, ok.. how about this.

A64 fx-55
ocz pe 2-3-2-5
msi neo4
2xwd raptor 74gigs
4xmaxtor atlas 15k scsi's
matrox parehia pci
3x30" apple lcd cinimas
X850XT-P
2x sharp 45" lcd
tv wonder elite, plus s-dish.
dvd-dl
2xdvd+rw
dvd-rw
9in1 media+floppy drive
logitech cordless freedom mouse&board
logitech mx700 (for left hand)
logitech wingman + wheel
thrustmaster FCS
case with custom mounted air chiller and dehumidier
liquid cooled down to 0.3c
ocz power mod 520w
cherokee standalone @ 830 watt
sb audigy 4 pro
4xamps
3xpioneer 300+1 jukebox
marque silver anniversary spa with soundsations
2xB&W nautilus 802d's
1xHTMD1 centre
2xASW875
and my beloved lay-z boy... with fridge :)

i think i'll stop at $100 000.. there that is better, and more expensive.. though can you really count a hot tub as a computer speaker?...

if you were out to learn about the high-end of things, then mission accomplished


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meg Mar 04, 2005, 11:52pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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forget my stupid boyfriend, i wouldn't let him take my computer apart to put in his stupid machine and he's not allowed to touch my apple screens, so he's not allowed to make that computer and he spends too much time in these forums, somebody tell him to cook me dinner once and a while, and fix the dishwasher!!!!


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