First gaming pc - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-04-2008, 03:26 PM   #11 (permalink)
Grandfather of Techist

\_(ツ)_/
 
Trotter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: The South
Posts: 31,307
Default Re: First gaming pc

If you still have a military address, or have a friend who still has one, you can order from Newegg. Newegg likes our service men.

You have been ripped thus far, at least in comparison to what you could get it on Newegg for.
__________________

__________________


My Rig: SABLE
Antec 300 Illusion / Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W / ASUS GeForce GTX 960 GTX960-DC2OC-2GD5
AMD FX 8320 x8 Black Edition / Gelid Tranquillo / MSI 970A-G43
Sandisk Ultra Plus 128GB / Samsung 840 120GB / WD Black 750GB / WD Green 1TB
2x4GB DDR3 1600 - 2x2GB DDR3 1600
Win10 Ent 64-bit - Mionix Naos 7000 Mouse - CM Storm QuickFire Rapid Mech Keyboard


R.I.P. Danny L. Trotter ... 14 Nov 1945 - 4 Sept 2009
Trotter is offline  
Old 03-11-2008, 05:33 AM   #12 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Japan
Posts: 12
Send a message via Yahoo to Bonestock
Default Re: First gaming pc

Just a quick question about my graphics card. I know most of you guys were saying that my current card will bottleneck my system and here is where my question lies. I purchased the HIS ATI Radeon X1650 Pro. As far as I have read from the net, its 256/512MB-128bit 4-channel DDR2 memory at 800MHz. On the box it says I can also do 128/256MB-128bit 4-channel GDDR3 memory at 1.4Ghz. Which would be the better setting to go with? If neither of these settings are any good please let me know, and Ill start looking for a better card. Thanks.
__________________

Bonestock is offline  
Old 03-11-2008, 05:20 PM   #13 (permalink)
Master Techie
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 2,012
Default Re: First gaming pc

A good video card for that build would be either a 9600GT or 8800GS, they re both pretty cheap
__________________
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 3.2Ghz
16GB CORSAIR Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 Ram
Crucial M500 240GB SSD (boot drive)
500GB WD 5000AAKX-001CA0
1.5 TB Seagate ST1500DM003
Zotac Geforce GTX 950 2GB GDDR5
Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
mikee is offline  
Old 03-12-2008, 09:07 AM   #14 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 3,479
Default Re: First gaming pc

I strongly recommend Q6600
maroon1 is offline  
Old 03-12-2008, 04:54 PM   #15 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Japan
Posts: 12
Send a message via Yahoo to Bonestock
Default Re: First gaming pc

Quote:
Originally Posted by maroon1 View Post
I strongly recommend Q6600

Your not the only one. LOL. It was originally what I was going to go with, but I had cash constraints for most of the parts. I wanted the Asus Commando or Striker mobo with a Q6600 but since I dont have a credit card/debit card, it kind of limits my options. Plus my wife doesnt want me to spend huge amounts of money on it. I have a friend who is willing to order parts from me, but it takes him forever to do anything. Im not a hardcore gamer, but I want something that performs well. I know most of you talk about OC'ing, but Ive never done it and probably wont in the future until I gain alot more knowledge about PC's. Ill see how this system works out. If its not good enough for what I need it for, Ill sell it, and put a new one together.
__________________

Bonestock is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Gaming Rig Mordred New Systems | Building and Buying 19 01-19-2008 11:07 PM
I need help picking a gaming computer rcnjsn9 New Systems | Building and Buying 14 11-21-2007 01:01 AM
New Gaming Computer...Great Specs??? mattseboltx7 New Systems | Building and Buying 17 11-11-2007 07:13 PM
GAming PC: Bonked out (symptoms).... freshchops Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 1 10-24-2007 02:48 AM
Best Gaming Headset MacDaddyGator PC Gaming 10 09-13-2007 08:42 AM



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:49 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.