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Old 09-08-2008, 01:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I should have the funds at the end of the month to do a build. I have been on the boards for a couple years now, just reading and always hoping I would have the money. Now it looks like I finally will. I do NOT need the following: Monitor, Mouse, keyboard, OS. Price needs to be around $800 shipped to zip code 46845

What I want is at least 4gb of RAM, a decent sized HDD, a good video card (if its only mediocre, then at least make it by EVGA so I can step up within the 90 days), an Intel CPU, and a mobo that will overclock well. As far as case, I do not care as long as it has good size and airflow. I honestly do not care if it looks great....Also for PSU I was thinking something along the lines of the Corsair 550 Watt.

I primarily want this for gaming...I play COD4 in all my free time so if it can do that, that would be PERFECT.


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P5Q Pro~140
WD 640GB ~85
OCZ Reaper DDR2800 2x2gb~100
Anten Nine Hundred~100
VisionTek 4850~185
Cd drive ~ 25
Total ~ 810


CPU E8500MB Asus P5Q Pro
RamOCZ Reaper ddr2800 GPUVisiontek 4870
PSU Toughpower 700 HDD WD 640 GB
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^same, but consider G.SkiLL RAM also... something like this
Newegg.com - G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory
would save u 15 bucks.
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Old 09-08-2008, 02:15 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Ventriac View Post
P5Q Pro~140
WD 640GB ~85
OCZ Reaper DDR2800 2x2gb~100
Anten Nine Hundred~100
VisionTek 4850~185
Cd drive ~ 25
Total ~ 810
You forgot a psu.

I would go with these parts for $778 before mail in rebates.

Newegg.com - 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 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 20X DVD±R DVD Burner - CD / DVD Burners

Newegg.com - Antec Three Hundred Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD6400AAKS 640GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives

Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100245L Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX 550W ATX12V V2.2 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies

Newegg.com - OCZ Reaper HPC Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory

Newegg.com - BIOSTAR TForce TP45HP LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 Wolfdale 2.53GHz 3MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - Processors - Desktops

2x Newegg.com - Rosewill RFA-120-BL 120mm 4 Blue LEDs LED Case Fan - Case Fans

Newegg.com - Rosewill RCX-Z775-LX 92mm Ball CPU Cooler - CPU Fans & Heatsinks

AMD Phenom II x4 955 Black Edition : Asus M4A89GTD PRO : Corsair 550VX
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4x2gb DDR3 1600 : MSI Geforce GTX 770 2gb : Antec 300
OCZ Agility 2 60gb SSD (OS) : SanDisk Ultra 120gb SSD (Apps) : Crucial M500 240gb (Steam) : Win 8.1 Pro 64bit
2x Samsung 2494LW & 1x Dell U2312HM Eyefinity

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