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Old 05-21-2009, 12:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So my brother wants a new computer since I have my new one and he wants to be about equal so was thinkin.....

CPU + MOBO (720 BE + 790GX 128)
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RAM ( G.Skill 2x2BG PI 800MHz)
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Case (Antec 300)
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GPU (Either the HD 4770 or the HD 4850)
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Old 05-21-2009, 01:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks Great to me on GPU i would suggest this one if you are interested
HIS Hightech H485FN1GP Radeon HD 4850 1GB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail
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Build looks good.

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Personally I wouldn't recommend that, it's a cheap-o brand and I wouldn't trust a cheapo brand to last as long as the XFX one mentioned in OP. And besides, the XFX has a lifetime warranty compared to the HIS 2 year's.
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HIS a cheapo brand? They're actually a pretty good brand on the mid level. XFX is better, of course, but that's not to say HIS sucks.

Your build looks good mate.
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HIS a cheapo brand? They're actually a pretty good brand on the mid level. XFX is better, of course, but that's not to say HIS sucks.

Your build looks good mate.
Never said it sucked :P And I use cheapo loosely.
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