February 28th 2003
Synjynns' Koolance Build and Benchmarks
First, I'd like to thank BitBender and the great folks at BitBendertech.com
for their guidance and support. And also to Newegg.com
for their quick handling and service. What I'm putting together is:
ASUS A7N8X-Deluxe, Corsair 256MB 32MX8 PC-3200C2, AMD 2600+ /333 ATHLON XP TBRED, ARCTIC SILVER 3, and a Copper Shim
Note: Using a Sapphire 9700Pro from my last system
Now, let's start off with the day of arrival. The following pic is of all the hardware and the packaging
Though the cardboard was dinged a little, no damage due to the inside packaging.
NewEgg did a great job making sure nothing got damaged during shipment.
OK, now lets get down to business. First let's start with the motherboard ASUS A7N8X-Deluxe. This thing came with EVERYTHING,