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Old 01-02-2006, 08:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Building my first computer. Look and rate.

I have an emachine and think it would be better worth my time to build a nice budget gaming system than trying to upgrade my emachine.








$708.23 if my math is correct.

This will be gaming only. So will this set-up play almost any game? Any compatability issues?

Thanks ahead of time for any help.

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Old 01-02-2006, 09:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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get the evga 6800 gs, everyone here seems to really love that card, and i may be buying one myself, only 200 dollars on newegg, it could keep you occupied until the g80.. so save ur pennies! haha

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Agreed, for $30-$35 more, you can get a much better vid card (6800GS). The 6800GS performs considerably better, with a little bit more money.

Everything else looks really good

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Old 01-02-2006, 09:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You bet it would be. E-machines are horrible, IMO.

Looks good. Maybe get a Geforce 6800 instead for the graphics card?
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Old 01-02-2006, 09:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I was looking at a 6800GS. What's the difference between these two. Since it seems teh eVGA seems to be missing power cables for some people.
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Old 01-03-2006, 01:02 AM   #6 (permalink)
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throw out an extra $100 & get this

or get this & pay less

you REALLY wont regret going to the latest gen Nvidia

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