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Old 06-20-2006, 11:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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well my mom is gonna be making a cutom house soon and i was gonna build 4 pc's for the gaming room and i was wondering if this is a good pc to build for gaming

here's the pc part list
http://www.build-your-own-cheap-comp...uter-part.html

if i build this will it be god enough to play battlefield 2 atleast? if i need to ill change the video card if i need to so just tell em what you think

thanks in advance i also added up the price it will be 471 without th moniter and i guess the S%H (shipping and handling) also
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Old 06-21-2006, 12:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I think that build could use some improving. I'll edit my post in a bit once I sort something out

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MOBO: Gigabyte GA-M51GM-S2G Socket AM2 NVIDIA GeForce 6100 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail $79.95
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Orleans 2000MHz HT 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 Processor - Retail $94.00
VID: eVGA 256-P2-N436-LX Geforce 7300GS 256MB 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail $64.99
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3808110AS 80GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM $50.99
DVD: LG Black 16X DVD-ROM 52X CD-R 32X CD-RW 52X CD-ROM 2M Cache IDE Combo Drive - OEM $27.99
RAM: OCZ Platinum 1GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM Unbuffered DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) System Memory - Retail $108.99
CASE:
Xion II Black ATX Mid-Tower Case with Clear Side Front USB and Audio Ports and 450-Watt Power Supply (Already mentioned)
$49.99
MS/KEY: Logitech Internet Pro Desktop 967451-0403 White 103 Normal Keys 8 Function Keys PS/2 Wired Standard Keyboard Mouse Included - OEM $15.99
TOTAL: $492.99
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EDIT: i thought it would work with bf2 since the parts are the same as the req. for bf2
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Mm I would go with a case with 120 MM fans

I like this one. A little more expensive and it comes with all the fans.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...Tab=2&NoMapp=0
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i like it but the motherboard wont fit into that one will it?
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Well which motherboard are you planning on buying ?


Compatible Motherboards
ATX
Micro ATX

Just as long the Motherboard is ATX or micro ATX it will fit.
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well i was thinking of buying the one it offers from the website on there
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Its ATX so yes it will fit in the case.

Have you ever built a computer before?
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Old 06-21-2006, 01:35 AM   #9 (permalink)
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yes but not actually put a mother board i jst took old parts out and put upgraded stuff but i know how to build a pc from the beigining anyways
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I updated my original post to include my recommended build for your budget
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