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Old 10-12-2009, 12:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright well i made a post earlier about makeing a computer for my friend. I did some looking around on a new egg, and with the help of Trotter i've spec up a computer that would be good for gaming with good memory. The budget is 644$ with shipping so this is a perfect fit.

Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Elite RC-310-BWN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives

Newegg.com - XFX HD-487A-YWFC Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

Newegg.com - APEVIA ATX-CW500WP4 500W ATX Power Supply - Power Supplies

Newegg.com - CORSAIR 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X4096-6400C5 - Desktop Memory

Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, Digital Cameras and more!

Newegg.com - LG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 22X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache IDE 22X DVD▒R DVD Burner - CD / DVD Burners

feel free to critique me, and if you have a better build please post it! much thanks!

ps. he plays games like WoW, Aion, call of duty, guild wars etc etc..

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You shouldn't skimp on the power supply. And stay away from Apevia for PSUs too.
Newegg.com - Antec BP550 Plus 550W Continuous Power ATX12V V2.2 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies



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alright, thanks alot
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Newegg.com - BFG Tech GS-550 550W ATX12V V2.2 / EPS12V V2.8 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Power Supply - Power Supplies


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