Im going to buy a computer, but which won is the better deal, and which would play games the best....basically which one should i get? Here's the info... ASUS A8N-SLI Premium Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD Motherboard Dual EVGA GeForce 7600GT 256mb pci express x16 SLI video cards in SLI mode AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Manchester Processor 2gigs of Corsair XMS DDR in Dual channel mode (can be upgraded to 4gigs, ask me more) Also comes with vista, and many games Creative Soundblaster X-Fi XtremeMusic 7.1 Channel Sound card (2) Raid-0 Western Digital Raptor 74gb 10,000 RPM Serial ATA hard drives (fastest hardrives you can buy without going scsi) (1) Raid-0 Seagate Barracuda 300gb hard drives Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s Vantec Hot Swap SATA removeable hard drive rack. Great for hot swapping a SATA hard drive for video editing or holding your media. Also can be used to back up your system. Coolmaster Wave all aluminum case. NEC DVD burner CD burner Intel Core2Duo E4500 Dual Core Processor Gigabyte GA-945GCM-S2L/S2C motherboard w/overclocking ability 2GB Dual Channel DDR2-667 RAM 160GB SATA 300mb/s Hard Drive 18x DVD-Burner Multi Reader 256mb ATI x1650 Pro PCI-E CROSSFIRE READY Video Card High Speed Ready Windows XP Pro also come with Microsoft Office 2007,Photoshop CS3 amd Macromedia Studio 8 programs installed. Also comes with Gears of War,Call of Duty 4,Shadowrun,CounterStrike Source and a couple demo games installed.....everything is less than a month old cost $465 and thats not counting the games or software and the work involved in programming it all.Also have a 19" widescreen 16:10 hd flat panel monitor for $150 xtra if bought with PC not for sale seperately.....Great gaming computer!! the top one costs 700 and the bottom one costs 650 THANKS
Asked By: jmuir17 - 2/28/2008
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The first one is actually good but socket 939 is a dying technology! The 2nd one sounds good but its a con job with that motherboard lol! Both have sub par graphics cards if gaming is to be considered :( Conclusion: DIY one for $700ish... More
Answered By: darthgeeku - 2/29/2008
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amd=fail never ever ever do that
Answered By: elul89 - 2/28/2008
buy the 2nd one cuz intel are really good processor and have their name in market.....and again you get what u pay for so spending 50 more is better than not gettong what u want..
Answered By: Daniel K - 2/28/2008
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