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RAGMAN
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Reged: 01/15/14
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Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer!
01/16/14 04:20 PM


> This is really good memory for $84.99. Probably the highest rated memory on Newegg.
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314
>
> Personally, I'd go with a small-ish SSD as the boot drive to hold the OS and the
> emulators. Whatever's cheap. Then pair it with a quiet, low power, 5400RPM 1TB
> Western Digital "Green" drive for storing ROMs.
>
> I'm all about the quiet and low power consumption.
>
> I'm not a huge fan of Asrock motherboards. I know a lot of people like them though.
>
> Personally, one of my favorite motherboards is the ASUS P8Z77-M, though it's no
> longer available at Newegg.
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131832
>
> Definitely get a "normal" case, not a "test rig". PS components cool much better in a
> case because you can control the air flow through the case with the placement and
> orientation of the fans.

I swapped out my memory for the G Skillz so thank you!!!

The foundation for my build actually came from an article on building a solid PC for $600. I then started tweaking, making it MAME specific. That's where I read about that particular Asrock MB. I am certainly open to other options! I'll see if that Asus pops up on PcPartPicker.

Thanks!!







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Subject Posted by Posted on
* Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! RAGMAN 01/15/14 05:22 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! krick  01/16/14 05:33 AM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! italieAdministrator  01/24/14 06:19 AM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! RAGMAN  01/16/14 04:20 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! Ramirez  01/15/14 06:10 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! Reznor007  01/15/14 06:04 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! RAGMAN  01/15/14 06:22 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! Sune  01/15/14 06:35 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! RAGMAN  01/15/14 06:42 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! Reznor007  01/15/14 07:44 PM
. * But it wouldn't matter because.. Sune  01/15/14 08:19 PM
. * Re: But it wouldn't matter because.. Reznor007  01/15/14 08:59 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! RAGMAN  01/15/14 07:54 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! Sune  01/15/14 08:04 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! RAGMAN  01/15/14 08:11 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! Sune  01/15/14 08:14 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! RAGMAN  01/15/14 08:27 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! Sune  01/15/14 06:21 PM
. * Re: Intel based MAME Build. 1st timer! Reznor007  01/15/14 06:41 PM

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