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 09/01/2004 01:22 PM
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Hi guys,

I've just completed my first build and was wondering what you guys think from an more experince view in building 64bit computers

Here goes...

Processor

Name: AMD Athlon 64 2800+
CodeName: ClawHammer
Brand ID: 1
Package: Socket 754
Technology: 0.13
Voltage: 1.5v
Family: F
Ext. Family: F
Model: 4
Stepping: 8
Revision: SH7-C0

Clocks

Core Speed: 1796Mhz
Multiplier: x9.0
HTT: 199.6Mhz
Level 2: 512Kbytes

MainBoard

ASRock K8S8X
Chipset: SiS 755

Memory

2 X Crucial 512MB DDR PC3200

Timings

Fequency: 163.3Mhz
FSBRAM: CPU/11
CAS# Lat: 2.5 Clocks
RAS# to CAS# Delay: 3 clocks
RAS# Precharge: 3 clocks
Cycle Time: 7 clocks
Bank Cycle Time: 10 clocks
DRAM Idle Timer: 16 clocks

With a 550W Golden Silent PSU, ATI Radeon 9600 Pro 128MB x8 AGP, SATA 80GB Seagate, an Gigabyte 3D Cooler (PCU21-VG) for CPU, all in a ThermalTake XaserIII Lanfire Case…

What you thoughts on the above? Any suggestions on improving? This is my first 64 bit build! 

Thanks

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ASRock K8S8X
2800+ AMD 64 (NewCastle)
ATI Radeon 9600 Pro
2x512GB Crucial DDR400 PC3200
80GB SATA Harddrive
GigaByte 3D HSF Cooler
ThermalTake XaserIII Lanfire
550W Golden Silent PSU
 09/01/2004 01:54 PM
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step up to a 9800 pro would be beneficial but other than that everything looks good.

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 09/01/2004 02:03 PM
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what made you decide on your choice of motherboard and power supply?
 09/01/2004 02:16 PM
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I choose the ASRock as there the ones I've used at home before...and the power supply i wanted powerful as possible and quiet as possible (which it is)

Thanks for you feedback guys

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ASRock K8S8X
2800+ AMD 64 (NewCastle)
ATI Radeon 9600 Pro
2x512GB Crucial DDR400 PC3200
80GB SATA Harddrive
GigaByte 3D HSF Cooler
ThermalTake XaserIII Lanfire
550W Golden Silent PSU
 09/01/2004 02:32 PM
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by the way...your choice of case rocks I have the same case.
 09/01/2004 02:37 PM
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Its certainly COOL i find it keeps the temps on mb constant 31C at idle and full....also the cpu with the 3d cooler keeps the cpu down to 32 at idle and after playing a intense game it goes 38C

So overall I'm happy with my first 64 bit build, as i said above i needed to hear you guys expert opioins

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ASRock K8S8X
2800+ AMD 64 (NewCastle)
ATI Radeon 9600 Pro
2x512GB Crucial DDR400 PC3200
80GB SATA Harddrive
GigaByte 3D HSF Cooler
ThermalTake XaserIII Lanfire
550W Golden Silent PSU
 09/02/2004 03:32 PM
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I have a 64 bit 3200/asus k8v deluxe running with the stock heatsink and fan in the xaser III case. I get about 35 celcius on idle and 42 on load. I also added a vantec fan card and a pc ventilator.I also have a small (approx 5300 btu) air conditioner in the room.
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