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by RichardMcN
Tue Jan 27, 2009 4:34 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Computer Build - Difficulty: New Zealand Dollars
Replies: 14
Views: 1187

Re: Computer Build - Difficulty: New Zealand Dollars

So is it worth getting a system like this: CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ 3.2GHz ($245.00) Memory: 2x Kingston DDR2 2GB PC2 6400 ($85.10) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2H ($121.50) Case: Antec NSK1380 MicroATX Case (w/ 350w PSU) ($151.88) Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 4830 512MB ($242.70) Total: $846.18 ...
by RichardMcN
Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:31 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Computer Build - Difficulty: New Zealand Dollars
Replies: 14
Views: 1187

Re: Computer Build - Difficulty: New Zealand Dollars

So is it worth getting a system like this: CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ 3.2GHz ($245.00) Memory: 2x Kingston DDR2 2GB PC2 6400 ($85.10) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2H ($121.50) Case: Antec NSK1380 MicroATX Case (w/ 350w PSU) ($151.88) Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 4830 512MB ($242.70) Total: $846.18 (...
by RichardMcN
Sun Jan 25, 2009 11:36 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Computer Build - Difficulty: New Zealand Dollars
Replies: 14
Views: 1187

Re: Computer Build - Difficulty: New Zealand Dollars

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 ($376.82) Memory: 2x Kingston DDR2 2GB PC2 6400 ($85.10) Motherboard: ASUS P5QL-PRO ($184.50) Case: Antec Sonata III (w/ 500w PSU) ($241.88) Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 4850 512MB ($299.99) Total: $1188.29 (NZD) I think it's worth spending a bit more now to get a good base th...
by RichardMcN
Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Computer Build - Difficulty: New Zealand Dollars
Replies: 14
Views: 1187

Re: Computer Build - Difficulty: New Zealand Dollars

I also dislike pricespy, but I checked out some of those US shops and none want to ship internationally, so I'll just have to stick with what I've got. I think I'll have to move from mATX to ATX though, I don't need 9 drive bays, but it can't help to be prepared for extra hardware. So; CPU: Intel Co...
by RichardMcN
Sun Jan 25, 2009 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Computer Build - Difficulty: New Zealand Dollars
Replies: 14
Views: 1187

Computer Build - Difficulty: New Zealand Dollars

I currently use a 2 year old Compaq laptop (3019au - AMD Turion X2 1.6GHz, 2gb ram, 60gb hdd) for everything, dual booting Ubuntu and Win XP. I use Ubuntu for day to day use and web dev stuff (LAMP stack) and use windows if I'm doing image editing (Photoshop/Fireworks) or playing the occasional game...
by RichardMcN
Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:03 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kingdom of Loathing
Replies: 449
Views: 59610

Re: Kingdom of Loathing

Long time XKCD reader, not really active on the forums (but I'm going to start trying!) and new KoL player (I played in 04, but that account is gone). May I join you? My username is the same here and there.
by RichardMcN
Mon Oct 06, 2008 1:38 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [NZ] New Zealand!
Replies: 470
Views: 218122

Re: New Zealand meet up

Dunedin. There must be some more xkcders from Otago Uni here somewhere...

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