Re: Best Athlon MoBo for Full Sized Tower with Temperature Sensor and Case

Discussion in 'Intel' started by doS, Feb 13, 2005.

  1. doS

    doS Guest

    What are you going to do with the other 1500.00?

    "Thomas Collins Jr" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > I'm in the planning stages of buying parts to build a Athlon 64
    > computer. Only dealing with x86 & Celeron up to this point need some
    > advise and opinions on the best parts (reliable) to buy.
    >
    > What I'm looking for is not bleeding edge technology but a fast
    > reliable computer for everyday use and will be running XP Pro. As to
    > graphics I don't play games, only Real Flight Simulator which requires
    > a 3d 128MB Graphics card and >1.3GHz CPU speed (32 bit program). But
    > I do want the best that I can afford.
    >
    > For cost, I have $3000 to spend and want the following:
    >
    > AMD Althon
    > 2 200GB+ Raid Drives SATA
    > EIDE ability to use my 3 Disk Drives Western Digital 250GB,
    > PlextorCombo 20/10/40-12A, Plextor 712 A/SW.
    > Built In Lan (Optional, I have a 3Com PCI Card)
    > 256MB Graphics Card
    > Full Sized Case with Temperature Sensor/Readout
    > Motherboard with at least 4GB Memory and Bios/Temperature Sensor
    > 400+Watt Power Supply
    > TV Tuner Card
    > Ability to run two Monitors up to 19" either VGA or DVI
    >
    > Thats my list so far...any comments or suggestions to checkout would
    > be appreciated.
    >
    > Most of my computing is Programming/Web Surfing normal stuff...but I
    > like to run 3-5 programs at one time in the background.
    >
    > Tom
    >
     
    doS, Feb 13, 2005
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