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Pre purchase advice please


robareed

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Hello All,

 

i am looking to buy some new parts to upgrade my pc and need some advice on the config. Is there any issues i need to be concerned about the fallowing hardware setup. Thanks for any replies.

Thermaltake Toughpower W0132RU ATX12V / EPS12V 1000W Power Supply

ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe Wireless Edition

AMD Athlon 64 FX-62 Windsor 2.8GHz Socket AM2 Dual Core Processor

2 x Corsair TWIN2X4096-6400C5DHX

2 x ATI 100-435906 Radeon HD 2900XT

Or

1 x ASUS EN8800GTX/HTDP/768M GeForce 8800GTX 768MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card

Or

1 x BFG Tech BFGE88768UOCE GeForce 8800Ultra 768MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 OC HDCP Video Card

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i have 2 gb in my current machine and it is ok but the new machine will start with 4gb. This machine will need to last about 4 years with little upgrades. i normally just add more ram and upgrade cpu's. the ram is so cheap i was wondering just to start with it all. this machine is used for autocad work, 3-d modeling, and home use stuff like movie editing and gaming. I also run many apps at the same time (iam Lazy). I was going to bite the bullet and get vista i think which leads back to the ram question. if i keep win xp 4 gb ram would be fine but not so sure with vista.

 

thanks for the replies.

 

Rob

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