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You are bidding on the custom built AMD X2 5600+ High Performance gaming system. This system post a near 10,000 3dMark06 score and cost more than half of what a similar performing system would. For complete hardware and software specification view information below. This system also supports the latest in multimedia support. Including Nvidia PureVideo for true x264 HD playback that offloads the CPU cycles to the 8800GTS graphics processor. The graphics card supports HDCP for Blu‐ray / HD‐ DVD s movie playback. And also features Directx10 for next generation gaming. This PC is fully Windows Vista compliant. If you would like to use this computer as an HTPC, an HD Tuner can easily be added and a price is quoted on the bottom of the page. Remember this system supports 8 channel surround sound /w an S/PDIF optical output. The system is configured as specified, however if other upgrades are needed more upgrades are listed on the bottom of the page. This system has been pre‐configured and is ready to ship. I am highly technical and informed please if you have any questions feel free to contact me via ebay. Enjoy, Extreme Gamer X2 Gaming Computer Processor AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ 2.8GHz Socket AM2 Dual Core Processor 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Memory 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 PC2 6400 800Mhz 5-5-5-15 Low Latency Memory Motherboard XFX Socket AM2 nForce 590 SLI ATX Hard Disk Drive Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3320620AS (Perpendicular Recording Technology) 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive 2nd HDD Installed and configured Dual 320GB in RAID 0 ( means 100% read / write performance gain) ~ 100 Disk Drive LITE-ON Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 24X CD-RW 48X CD- ROM 2MB Cache E-IDE/ATAPI DVD Burner with LightScribe Technology - OEM Ethernet Dual 1000 Gigabit Ethernet /w Teaming and FirstPacket Technology Sound Card High Definition Audio, Features 32-bit , 192kHz quality for 8 channels Case RAIDMAX SMILODON SECC STEEL ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Video Card Leadtek PX8800 GTS TDH 320MB Extreme GeForce 8800GTS 320MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card Power Supply RAIDMAX KY-500ATX ATX12V 500 Watt Power Supply Unit Unit OS Genuine Microsoft Windows Media Center 2005 /w Rollup update 2 Performance Specifications *New Performance Comparison 8800GTS GDDR3 320MB vs 8500GT GDDR2 256MB 8800GTS 8500GT Cost Systems cost 20% more System cost about 20% less Performance 3dMark06 9930 2259 Mainboard Nvidia 590 SLI Nvidia 590 SLI Memory DDR2800 DDR2800 Ethernet Built‐in teaming functions, First Built‐in teaming functions, First packet technology support, dual packet technology support, dual gigabit Ethernet gigabit Ethernet • *Test system configured with AMD Althlon 64 X2 Dual core 5600+ clocked at 3.185 GHz (245 FSB x 13 CPU Multiplier) and GeForce 8800GTS core clock 630 MHz, memory clock 950 MHz (effective 1900 MHz) http://home.rochester.rr.com/x2benchresults The 8500GT is about 8 or 9 times slower than an 8800GTS. Check out the stats below. It has 1/6th the Stream processors, slower clock speeds all around not to mention a worse heatsink/fan, the memory interface is also much worse, it has 1/5th the memory bandwidth, and almost 1/7th the texture fill rate. You could have quad 8500GT and you still would need 4 more to equal 8800GTS performance. GeForce GeForce 8800 GTS 8500 GT Stream Processors 96 16 Core Clock (MHz) 500 450 Shader Clock (MHz) 1200 900 Memory Clock (MHz) 800 400 Memory Amount 320MB 256MB Memory Interface 320-bit 128-bit Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec) 64 12.8 Texture Fill Rate (billion/sec) 24 3.6 Price Comparison DELL ~ XPS 710 Core2 E6700 / 2GB 677Mhz* / 320GB HDD / Nvidia 8600GTS 256MB* / 16x Burner* / Integrated 7.1 Sound / Office 2007 ~ $2,368 ALienWare ~ X2 5600+ / 2GB 800Mhz Low Latency / 250GB HDD* / Nvidia 8800GTS 320MB / 20x Buner / Integrated 7.1 Sound / Office 2007 Basic ~ 2,193.00 Note to eBay buyers, a lot of people are selling "so called" gaming computers on eBay built with an nVidia 8500GT ( similar is nVidia 7 series less then 7600GT, 6 series less then 6600GT series and 5 series less than 5600GT ) please be advised. To compare gaming computers you must compare with at a bare minimum graphics cards to graphics cards (the single most important component in a gaming computer). And then I would recommend comparing CPUs, RAM (Speed and Latency), Computer case ( what material is it made out of? plastic? then size of the case for proper air flow, number and size of fans, finally ease of access to remove / install hardware) and Power Supply Unit ( Can it supply enough power to the Video Card, CPU, HDD, and other components? Does it support SLI?), Hard Disk Drive ( How much space you need? Is it SATAII 3.0G/bs, what cache does it have? 16mb?, DVD Drive *Components selected are worse performing then custom built X2 system. They were selected because competitor did not offer similar performing hardware. NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI Motherboard Segment Enthusiast Chipset nForce 590 SLI MCP Socket AMD Socket AM2 Athlon 64 FX CPU Athlon 64 X2 Athlon 64 Graphics Yes NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology 2 x 16 Memory SLI-Ready Memory (MHz) with EPP 800 MHz JEDEC DDR2 Memory (MHz) 800 MHz SATA 3.0GB/s 6 Gigabit Ethernet Ports 2 Audio HD Audio 8 Channels ( S/PDIF Out 1x Optical) USB (rear/onboard) 6/4 Slots PCIe x16 slots 2 PCIe x4 slots 1 PCIe x1 slots 1 PCI slots 2 Storage RAID 0,1,0+1,5 NVIDIA MediaShield™ Storage Technology Yes Networking NVIDIA FirstPacket™ technology Yes NVIDIA DualNet® technology Yes Teaming Yes TCP/IP Acceleration Yes Performance Utility NVIDIA nTune™ Utility Yes Engineered for Enthusiasts NVIDIA nForce® 590 SLI™ media and communications processors (MCPs) deliver the tools and performance PC enthusiasts demand. When combined with select system components, you get automatic access to faster bus speeds. Ready for system overclocking and greater data throughput. Designed for NVIDIA SLI technology NVIDIA SLI technology is a revolutionary platform innovation that allows users to intelligently scale graphics performance by combining multiple NVIDIA graphics solutions in a single system with an NVIDIA nForce SLI MCP. 2 x16 PCI Express SLI Support for NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCPs Two full-bandwidth,16-lane PCI Express links ensure maximum graphics performance for next-generation GPUs and games. Offers twice the PCI Express bandwidth of x8 SLI solutions. NVIDIA MediaShield™ Storage Suite of features that safeguards your most important digital media assets; always reliable, scalable, and accessible. Includes RAID and SATA drive support. Multiple Disk Setup Through a simple wizard-based interface, you can effortlessly set up your drives for better data protection, faster disk access or maximum storage capacity. MediaShield automatically selects RAID 0, 1, 0+1 or 5 configuration according to your needs. Advanced users can access RAID options directly. DiskAlert System The event of a disk failure, MediaShield users see an image that highlights which disk has failed to make it easier to identify, replace, and recover. RAID Morphing MediaShield allows users to change their current RAID set-up to another configuration in a one-step process called morphing. This eliminates the need to back up data and follow multiple steps in the process. Bootable Multidisk Array MediaShield storage fully supports the use of multi-disk array for loading the operating system at power-up. Six 6 SATA 3Gb/s Drives* Combine up to 6 SATA drives into one volume for bigger, faster RAID. More drives mean more configuration options such as 6 RAID 0 (striped) drives for maximum throughput, or Dual RAID 5 arrays. Take advantage of the latest SATA-2, 3Gb/s hard disk drives with full support for native and tagged command queuing and hot plug. Native command queuing provides higher disk performance in a multi-threaded environment by performing out-of- order disk accesses. *Feature not available on NVIDIA nForce 550/520/520 LE MCPs Networking with NVIDIA nForce NVIDIA networking delivers the highest network throughput at the lowest CPU utilization. The manageable and stable NVIDIA networking solution results in better networking management and a lower total cost of ownership. Only NVIDIA integrates this level of networking features to allow you to take your online experience to the next level. NVIDIA Native Gigabit Ethernet The industry’s fastest Gigabit Ethernet performance eliminates network bottlenecks and improves overall system efficiency and performance. NVIDIA FirstPacket™ technology Be the 'King of Ping' with NVIDIA FirstPacket technology. Get the crystal-clear phone conversations and online gaming performance you expect. NVIDIA FirstPacket technology assures your game data, VoIP conversations, and large file transfers are delivered according to preferences set by you in an intuitive wizard. NVIDIA DualNet® technology Get Double-Barrel Gigabit Ethernet with two integrated networking connections on your NVIDIA nForce 500 series MCP. Dual Gigabit Ethernet with Teaming Teaming allows the two connections to work together to provide up to twice the Ethernet bandwidth for transferring large amounts of data from home file servers to other PCs. It also provides network redundancy through fail-over capability. TCP/IP Acceleration Delivers the highest system performance by offloading CPU-intensive packet filtering tasks in hardware, providing users with a PC networking environment that is faster. NVIDIA nTune™ 4.0 Utility Now with access to more settings from this Windows-based utility. NVIDIA nTune performance manager allows automatic tuning for optimal performance and the ability to customize. Once configured, nTune automatically chooses the right system settings for the application that is being run based on your saved profiles and personal rules. PCI Express Designed to run with PCI Express bus architecture. This bus doubles the bandwidth of AGP 8X, delivering 4GB/s of upstream data transfer and 4GB/s of downstream data transfer. High Definition Audio (HDA) High definition audio brings consumer electronics quality sound to the PC delivering high quality sound from multiple channels. Using HDA, systems can deliver 192kHz/32-bit quality for eight channels, supporting new audio formats. USB 2.0 A standard plug-and-play interface that provides easy-to-use connectivity for USB devices. Hardware Specifications AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+ Windsor 2.8GHz 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Socket AM2 Processor • Series Athlon 64 X2 • CPU Socket Type Socket AM2 • Core Windsor • Operating Frequency 2.8GHz ( Overclocked 3.1GHz ) • HT 2000MHz • L2 Cache 2 x 1MB • Manufacturing Tech 90 nm • Vista Ready Yes • 64 bit Support Yes • Hyper‐Transport Support Yes • Virtualization Technology Support Yes • Multimedia Instruction MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, 3DNOW! Professional Leadtek PX8800 GTS TDH 320MB Extreme GeForce 8800GTS 320MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card • Model PX8800 GTS TDH 320MB Extreme • Core clock 540MHz ( Overclocked 630Mhz ) • Stream Processors 96 • Memory Clock 1680MHz ( Overclocked 1900Mhz ) • Memory Size 320MB • Memory Interface 320‐bit • Memory Type GDDR3 • DirectX DirectX 10 • OpenGL OpenGL 2.0 • Ports DVI 2, TV‐Out HDTV / S‐Video Out • Max Resolution 2560 x 1600 • SLI Supported Yes • Vista Ready Yes • HDCP Ready Yes XFX Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCP ATX AMD Motherboard • Brand XFX • FSB 1000MHz Hyper Transport (2000 MT/s) • Chipsets North Bridge NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCP • Memory Standard DDR2 800 • Maximum Memory Supported 8GB • Dual Channel Supported Yes • Expansion Slots PCI Express x16 2, PCI Express x4 1, PCI Express x1 1, PCI Slots 2 • Storage Devices PATA 1 x ATA100, up to 2 Devices SATA 3Gb/s, 6 SATA RAID 0/1/0+1/5 • Onboard Audio Audio Chipset AC97 Codec Audio Channels 8 Channels • Onboard LAN Max LAN Speed Dual 10/100/1000Mbps • Rear Panel Ports PS/2 2 USB 6 x USB 2.0 IEEE 1394 1 x IEEE 1394a + 1 x IEEE 1394b S/PDIF Out 1x Optical, Audio Ports 5 Ports • Onboard USB 4x USB 2.0, Onboard 1394 1x 1394a G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory • Type 240‐Pin DDR2 SDRAM • Capacity 2GB (2 x 1GB) • Speed DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) • Cas Latency 5 • Timing 5‐5‐5‐15 • Voltage 1.8V ‐ 2.0V • Heat Spreader Yes Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 (Perpendicular Recording Technology) 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive • Model Brand Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 • Interface SATA 3.0Gb/s • Capacity 320GB • RPM 7200 RPM • Cache 16MB • Average Seek Time 8.5ms • Average Write Time 10ms • Features Perpendicular recording technology for maximum drive capacity and reliability, Ultra‐ fast performance, Superb reliability, Whisper‐quiet operation and Enhanced G‐Force Protection against handling damage LITE-ON Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD- ROM 48X CD-R 24X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache E-IDE/ATAPI DVD Burner with LightScribe Technology • DVD‐ROM Access Time 160ms • CD‐ROM Access Time 160ms • Cache 2MB • WRITE Speed DVD+R 20X, DVD+RW 8X, DVD‐R 20X, DVD‐RW 6X, CD‐R 48X, CD‐RW 24X, DVD+R DL 8X, DVD‐R DL 8X, DVD‐RAM 12X • READ Speed DVD‐ROM 16X, CD‐ROM 48X • LightScribe Support Yes • Load Type Tray • Interface E‐IDE/ATAPI • Support LightScribe direct disk labeling to LightScribe media RAIDMAX SMILODON Black SECC STEEL ATX Mid Tower Computer Case http://www.raidmax.com/specs/smilodon.htm • Type ATX Mid Tower • Color Black • Case Material SECC STEEL • With Side Panel Window Yes • Expansion External 5.25" Drive Bays 4, External 3.5" Drive Bays 2, Internal 3.5" Drive Bays 4, Expansion Slots 7 • Front Ports 2 x USB2.0, 2 x Audio • Cooling System 1 x 80mm blue LED on the side, 3 x 80mm(rear and sides), 1 x 120mm front intake fan RAIDMAX KY-500ATX ATX12V 500 Watt Power Supply Unit • 500 Watt Power Supply Unit • +3.3V @ 22.0A, +5V @ 38.0A, +12V @ 22.0A Software Specification • Genuine Microsoft Media Center Edition 2005 XP /w COA and 3 CD Installations Disks • All Windows updates have been installed and configured • Microsoft Office 2007 Professional ( Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, Infopath, and Office Tools ) • Nero 7 Essentials with Lightscribe software CD Installation Disk Included • Nvidia Forceware Access Manager • Windows Internet Explorer 7 • Windows Media Player 11 • Windows Defender • Nvidia nTune 5.05.38 • CyberLink PowerDVD 7.0 DVD Included • Adobe Reader 7.0 GAMES • Serious Sam II • SpellForce 2 Shadow Wars • Quake IV Demo • F.E.A.R Demo Warranty • All Hardware has 1 year warranty, end user pays for shipping (except CPU 3 year warranty through manufacturer), further warranty is carried via manufacturer. Upgrades • Leadtek PX8800 GTS TDH 320MB Extreme GeForce 8800GTS 320MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card o Install another 8800GTS in SLI configuration. o Increase graphics performance by 30% at high resolutions o Installed and configured ~ $330 added to final selling price • Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 (Perpendicular Recording Technology) 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive o Install another Seagate Barracuda 320GB Drive in RAID 0 o Increases READ / WRITE drive performance by 100% o Installed and Configured ~ 140 added to final selling price • KWORLD ATSC 120 HDTV PCI Interface Digital / Analog Tuner /w FM Tuner http://www.kworld.com.tw/en/index_D%2BA.htm IR Remote Control Included Supports 1080i HDTV Quality both Widescreen (16:9) and Standard (4:3) Supports Dolby Digital AC3 Audio Output PVR Functions ( Personal Video Recorder) FM Tuner /w Antenna Installed and Configured ~ 80 added to final selling price • Genuine Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit / 64bit DVD Installed on separate partition, allowing you to run your games and such with MCE2005 and your multimedia needs with Windows Vista Home premium. (Your choice on default OS ) Installed and configured ~ $135 Note: Genuine Microsoft Windows Media Center Edition 2005 /w Rollup update 2 is included in base priced. • Additional upgrades can be discussed between buyer and selling post auction. Please view other BIGCAT Computers @ http://stores.ebay.com/bigcatcomputer PC Comparison Vista Dual Core Media Center X2 High Performance Gamer Processor AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ 2.4 GHz Socket AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ 2.8GHz Socket AM2 65W Dual Core L2 Cache 1MB ( 2 x AM2 Dual Core L2 Cache 2MB ( 2 x 1MB ) 512MB) Oc’d 3.1GHz Memory 2GB ( 2x 1GB ) DDR2 PC2 6400 800Mhz 2GB ( 2x 1GB ) DDR2 PC2 6400 800Mhz 5‐ 5‐5‐5‐15 Low Latency Memory 5‐5‐15 Low Latency Memory OC'D Motherboard Nvidia 570 SLI ( 8x SLI Support) Nvidia 590 SLI ( True 16X SLI Support) Hard Disk Drive 500GB SATA 3.0Gb/s 16MB cache 320GB SATA 3.0Gb/s 16MB cache 7200RPM 7200RPM Disk Drive 20X DVD, 48X CD Burner / 16X DVD, 48 20X DVD, 48X CD Burner / 16X DVD, 48 CD‐R Read CD‐R Read /w Lightscribe Video Card 8500GT 256MB GDDR2( No comparison 8800GTS 320MB GDDR3 (over 8 times in 3D performance to the 8800 However faster with faster memory, and faster supports all the multimedia features memory interface. 6 times the Stream needed for home theater pc Including Processors and higher GPU core clock HDCP for Blu‐ray HD‐DVD playback, rates. Also supports all the multimedia Nvidia HD Pure video and DirectX 10 functions of the 8500GT TV Tuner KWorld HDTV 1080i Tuner /w IR Remote Not Included OS Microsoft Windows Vista Home Microsoft Windows Media Center 2005 Premium 32Bit /w rollup update 2 32bit Price $1,299 MSRP $1500 MSRP
"Enjoy You are bidding on the custom built AMD X2 5600 High Performance gaming system This system post a near 10"