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  1. images/bd10265.gif If I were Building a System Today... (8/15/05) by Joe Whinery
  2. images/bd10265.gif Joe Whinery's Excel Spread Sheet List of PC Build Specs: (3/1/06)

For proper Display (1024x768). When Printing, change your Printer Driver properties from Portrait to Landscape mode. Otherwise, you may not be able to print this worksheet with all Part Numbers viewed. Enjoy! GB

    DDR By Joe Whinery 8/15/2005    
           

Directron

 
  Item Brand Model Est. Price

Actual $

Part Numbers

S/N

1.) Case Athenatech A747CC.300

$33.95

 

63367

Axiontech item #

1a.) Case P/S CoolerMaster RS430-OMSR

$33.99

 

PS-RS-430-PMSR

Directron

2.) DVD-ROM Lite-On OEM DVD-LT-16

$23.99

 

DVD-LT-16

 
3.) DVD+-RW Lite-On OEM SOHW1693S-BLK

$45.99

 

DVR-SOHW1693S-BLK

 
4.) CPU Athlon 64 3000+ ADA3000BPBOX (939)

$152.00

 

ADA3000BPBOX

Retail Box

5.) Fan (CPU) Included with Retail Box Athlon XP     ^  
6.) Floppy Mitsumi OEM D359M3D (pdf)

$7.99

 

D359M3D MIT

 
7.) SATA HDD Maxtor OEM 6B080M0 80GB SATA/150 $62.00  

6B080M0

Shop Around!

8.) Hard Drive Maxtor OEM 6B080M0 80GB SATA/150 $62.00   8 MB Cache

<$0.50 per GB

9.) Keyboard Logitech LX700 $79.99  

KB-967418

 
10.) Memory Kingston (2) 256 Meg Sticks $54.99  

KVR400X64

Shop Around!

10a.)   Crucial (2) 256 Meg Sticks        
11.) Modem Lucent Agere 56K - V.90 Modem Drivers OEM $8.50  

MDM Lucent

 
12.) LCD Monitor Planar PL1910M 19" $289.94  

PL1910M

eCOST.com

13.) MotherBoard Gigabyte GA-K8NS Ultra-939 $109.00  

MB-GAK8NS-ULTRA-939

 
14.) Mouse Logitech Included in Wireless Desktop        
15.) OS Windows XP XP Pro OEM $129.50    

 

16.) Speakers Altec Lansing SPK-VS2121W OEM $36.99  

SPK-VS2121W

 
17.) Video Card Gigabyte VD-GV-R955128D Radeon 9550 $57.95  

VD-GV-R955128D

Axiontech In Stock

  Total ...

=

$1,188.77

     
             
  Something else to consider!!  
18.) Mobile Rack Kingwin KF-72 (SATA Only) $29.99  

MR-KF-72

 
19.) Router LinkSys BEFSR41 $55.95  

3527

On Sale <$40.00

20.) Monitor CRT AOC 9KLR  Flat Screen 19" $165.00  

AOC 9KLR

Directron

               
               
Additional PC Build Considerations & Information:
  1. images/bullet2.gifBuild Check List
  2. images/bullet2.gifAssembling your PC by Joe Whinery

     

  3. Other Component Options:
  4. www.microsoft.com:  Windows Catalog - This link is provided in case you need to check other component additions not listed for Win XP Pro HCL (Hardware Compatibility List).

 

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