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Old 12-31-2006, 03:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well i am thinking of buying a new PC for my Home....My brother likes playing games so which configuration would be best such home needs... my Budget is around $700....please suggest some good combinations......
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$700 is a really tight budget. If you need a monitor/keyboard/speakers too, id say save up some more money. Even with the parts (cpu/ram/mobo/graphics card), its still a tight budget. Ill try to come up with something with just the components.
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here you go:

lite-on dvd-rom $20
linkworld 431 $27
WD 80gb $44
corsair valueselect $105
gigabyte s3 $119
froton 400w $41.50
e6300 $184
evga 7600gt $120

total: $711.84

Use evga's step up program to upgrade to a midrange dx10 card when they come out (should be in January).
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RAM: 2GB G.Skill HZ PC6400
Mobo: ASUS P5B Deluxe
GPU: Sapphire HD4870
Soundcard: Creative Labs X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1ty
HDDs: 250GB WD + 750GB WD + 2x1TB WD
Monitor: Samsung 226BW
PSU: OCZ GameXStream 600W
Case: Cooler Master Stacker
OS: XP Professional SP3
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