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Old 05-31-2006, 04:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im looking to build a good gaming computer that will play BF2 - FEAR - Doom 3 - CS - CS SOURCE.

As long as it runs those games and is in this price range.
500$-1000$ as you can see I dont have alot of money to spend but the computer im on now its a PIECE. It would be great if you helped me out.

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Old 05-31-2006, 04:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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First of all, where are you located, and are you willing to buy online, or does the computer have to be retail.

And are you willing to build a system? It will cost much less, but you have to put it together.

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Old 05-31-2006, 04:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I am going to build the system myself unless there is a better retial one. The processor doesnt make a dif on amd or intel. Yes I am willing to buy online.
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Old 05-31-2006, 04:19 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Aspire X-Dreamer II


Seagate 250GB hdd

XFX 7900GT

Fortron 450W power supply

G.Skill 2*1GB

AMD AThlon 64 3200+

Total 837 w/o shipping or tax

Dual core
X2 3800+

998 dollars w/o shipping or tax

You could also go AM2
AMD athlon 64 3200+ Orleans

For probably around the same price


Not included in price cause i forgot / floppy drive or fans/ cold cathodes/ etc

DOH i forgot the MIB rebates dont get included in the cart so you'll have to figure that out so it will be like 30 dollars cheaper
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Old 05-31-2006, 04:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Would you need the other basics as well?? keyboard, mouse, speakers, OS, monitor/LCD, etc... Or are you going to use what you have now? The OS might be the big one if you have a retail machine with it already loaded. If you have the OS disk, then I'll shut up, but...

I am not the one to suggest what part you should or should not get, this video card or that... This size hard drive or that one, etc... Just something to consider if you need to get the basics.

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