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Old 01-27-2008, 10:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My buddy wanted a computer in the 1200-1400 range.. This is what I got him.
What do you guys think?
He does game alot, but he is not looking for outrageous resolutions or a lot of AA/AF in his games. 1024x768 is what he plans on running everything at.

Case: - LIAN LI PC-65B Black Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail

PSU: - OCZ GameXStream OCZ700GXSSLI ATX12V 700W Power Supply 100 - 240 V - Retail

CPU: - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor - Retail

Motherboard: - GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3L LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

Video Card: - EVGA 512-P3-N802-AR GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

Memory: - Crucial Ballistix 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail

Hard Drive: - Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD5000AAKS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

INTEL i7 930
3x2gb Corsair Dominators
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Too much power/wattage for that system. A quality 550W 35+ amp power supply, would do the job.

Other than that, everything else looks fine.



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Old 01-28-2008, 11:54 AM   #3 (permalink)
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This Corsair power supply is cheaper than the one you listed and fits the specs b1gapl recommended. - CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX ATX12V V2.2 550W Power Supply 90 - 264 V UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TUV, CCC, C-tick - Retail
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