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Old 12-03-2007, 02:11 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Default Re: budget just went up around 200$

k well i have to days to get a build or no comp for x-mas soo...

heres the build with the exeption of the video card, i am getting this Newegg.com - VisionTek 900202 Radeon HD 3870 512MB 256-bit GDDR4 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
--but i want a diff motherboard, unless alot of you think that one is fine--
Originally Posted by gurusan View Post
that build is...ehhh....

Well I assume you have a 450-500 dollar budget...

so here, try this:

Newegg.com - EVGA 122-CK-NF66-T1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 650i Ultra ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
75 after rebate

Newegg.com - Intel Dual-Core E2180 Allendale 2.0GHz 1MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail

Newegg.com - A-DATA Extreme Edition 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
20 after rebate

Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100216L Radeon HD 3850 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail
179 (or buy the 8800GT 256mb when its out)

Newegg.com - FSP Group FX600-GLN V2.2/EPS12V 600W Power Supply 100 - 240 V CB, CE, CSA, TUV, UL, FCC - Retail
85 after rebate

Newegg.com - HITACHI Deskstar T7K500 HDT725050VLA360 (0A33437) 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

Total is 547 + case....which is over your budget. Hmm....can't you scrape any more money together? Because this build really is a million times better than the other one.

Because then down the line you can get an aftermarket heatsink and overclock the processor to 3-3.4ghz.....

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Default Re: budget just went up around 200$

This mobo is better
Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3L LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

|| 2500K @ 5GHz 1 thread, 4.8 2 threads, 4.6 3, 4.5 4 1.284V ||
|| P8P67-M Pro || 8GB @ 2133MHz ||
|| 5850 @ 1000/1225 || XFX 650W || Silverstone FT03B ||
|| 37" LCD TV || CM Hyper 212+ || Samsung 2.1 Soundbar ||
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Default Re: budget just went up around 200$

Looks like a great system right there! You are smart to trust gurusan, and you'll be happy you went with this build. Like others have said, if you have any money left over grab a nice aftermarket CPU cooler and overclock that E2180.

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