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Old 12-27-2009, 08:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi and im now going to build a computer. Forget about buying one. My budget is 600-750. I was going to build onne for 1500. But no money right now for all that. All i need is a GAMING COMPUTER. thats can handle MW2 and L4D2 and new High end games. I wanted them t be on High settings and I need a comp that will last me 2-4 yrs. And in the future i can upgrade it .
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you already have a monitor? what about OS? Would you be able to get maybe an optical drive from somewhere? Less things to buy means more money for performance parts.
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you already have a monitor? what about OS? Would you be able to get maybe an optical drive from somewhere? Less things to buy means more money for performance parts.
I have a monitor. But i need a OS Windows 7. I can just take the optical drive from my old computer. Its brand new.
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here's one direction you could go:

Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, Digital Cameras and more!
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Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100283-2L Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Newegg.com - Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - Operating Systems

total: $773.89 + shipping on the PSU, everything else free shipping.

looks like its slightly over your budget. Tried to get the right combos to just sneak it under $750 but i couldn't good combos for video card and windows 7. I kinda wanted to get a 4890 in there but it just didn't work.
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lol clown, we pretty much chose the same parts. Only difference is the case/psu and HD. I had originally tried to go with a 4890 so i went for the 620watt PSU, but with the 5770 the 520watt is enough.

Since you came within budget, i'd go with yours
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ha, I was pretty surprised also

but that cpu/mobo/ram combo is an insanely good deal
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If you see the motherboard CPU socket it looks wierd like theres no place to lock in the CPU?

But the graphice card is amazing beacuse it supports DX11 .

Will the CPU handle high end games? And in the future if i want to upgrade my CPU. will i need to upgrade all my other parts?

ps. will this computer by clown be able to handle mw2 l4d2 crysis and other high end games?Or do i need a better CPU?

I have been reading reviews on the CPU and people saidthe mother board cant handle W7 :S
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yes, the x4 955 is fine for gaming.

depending on what resolution your monitor is, if it isnt a huge monitor you should be able to max out mw2 and l4d2. crysis is a little more demanding so probably on medium-high settings.

were you reading the newegg product reviews? you shouldnt really rely on those for detailed reviews because alot of times, people dont know wtf theyre doing and give bad ratings for a mistake they made.

you shouldnt have a problem installing win7.
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Newegg.com - XFX HD-577A-ZNEC Radeon HD 5770 XTreme Edition 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

I was thinking of this card is it better than the sapphire? or just stay with the other one?
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