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Old 02-21-2006, 02:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Well I know this is my first post but this is the question I need to ask.

Can anyone, using newegg, build a computer under $1500 incoperating the 7800gt and 2gb of ram?

Thanks in advance.

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Old 02-21-2006, 02:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes. The Rig in my sig cost me about $1600, but if you get what is in my sig you should be fine. It would probably cost you a little under $1400 cuz i got some extra things (new CPU heatsink, "good" overclocking RAM). Plus prices have gone down since I bought it. The HDD is like $15 cheaper, CPU is $10 less, 7800gt is like $80 less

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Old 02-21-2006, 03:02 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Ok now heres a stupid question could I take my current harddrive and move everything to a new one then wipe out the old one and make the new one the main harddrive?

Also could I get a more detailed build?
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Old 02-21-2006, 03:23 AM   #4 (permalink)
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yes, its called drive imaging. or if you mean just tranfer all your data minus windows and programs i would suggest "dividing" the hdd into partitions, copying all your files to a large storage partition and leaving a smaller partition for windows and programs to be installed to
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Old 02-21-2006, 03:28 AM   #5 (permalink)
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hrmmm when i first put my compaq hard drive into this computer it loaded exactly the same as before, only it didnt have some drivers for the mobo.. it still had windows and everything.. but over course i reformated it anyway.. i didnt want all that compaq crap on it
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Old 02-21-2006, 03:58 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Well Hey I decided to go off and do a lil build on my own but im new to this but tell me if anything is missing. Btw I did take some things from your builds I think.
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Old 02-21-2006, 08:16 AM   #7 (permalink)
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We can't see your shopping cart without logging in as you, put it all in a wish list then post a link to that.

Or just copy and paste it and post it.

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