Suggestions/Critiques wanted on new comp

vbimport

#1

I am interested in assembly a new computer.

Main usage: DVD backup, few games, surfing.

Budget $400USD.

Needed:

Motherboard–>Preference: None
CPU–>Preference: None
Memory–>Preference: 1GB
DVD burner–>Preference: BenQ

Current Hardware:

AMD T-Bird 1400
MSI MB
512MB 266DDR
ATI 8500
2x WD 30GB HDD
Audigy
Liteon 24x CD-burner

Thanks much for your input.


#2

Slightly over by 30 bucks :confused:

Motherboard: Foxconn 755A01-6EKRS


CPU: AMD Athlon 64 3000+ (Boxed)

Memory: Corsair Value Select PC-3200 512Mb * 2

DVD: Benq DW1620

//Danne


#3

Thanks Diizzy.

I haven’t heard much about Foxconn MBs, are they pretty decent?

Also, you’ve broken the magical $400USD WAF limit.


#4

http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/foxconn_755a01-6ekrs_motherboard.php



http://www.timberwolfdigital.com/Product_reviews/Foxconn%20755A01-6ERS/reviewpage1.htm

If you go with an AMD Athlon 64 2800+ (Boxed) instead you’re only 10 bucks above.


//Danne