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Old 07-08-2007, 04:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i am trying to have a computer with a solid case preferbaly black and i want it to operate with out any lag because i love using alot of programs and apps at the same time. i am not sure if i am gonna use it to play games .but i might i hate when my computer slows down

the current pc i have is a p4 2.8 80 gb and 512 mb memory

budget would probaly be about 1600 or more if need be
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C2D build with Antec 900
this build will obliterate the computer you are currently using
i suggest spending 1500 on this and you will be in disbelief
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C2D build with Antec 900
this build will obliterate the computer you are currently using
i suggest spending 1500 on this and you will be in disbelief


whats a c2d build?
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Core 2 Duo.
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Core 2 Duo

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thanks besides that processor

and which one would you guys recommend e 6600 e 6700 etc

what type of dvd burner

mother board

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what type of antec case

video card etc help!!!!
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yea, your going to have to wait for computer build recommenders like b1gapl to go on and answer this thread
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Nah, just browse...you'll find his reccomendations to other people.
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Gigabyte DS3 Motherboard - $109.99

Core 2 Duo E6600 - $222.90

Samsung DVD-RW - $29.99

Thermaltake Armor - $149.99

Acer 19" display - $179.99

eVGA 8800GTX - $536.99

G.Skill 2GB DDR2 800 RAM - $89.99 (Amazing price for amazing RAM!)

Thermaltake ToughPower 650w - $144.99

Logitech X-230 Speakers - $40.99

Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard - $71.99

Logitech G5 Gaming Mouse - $45.99

Total: $1,623.80

This will be able to handle everything you throw at it, it's not super ultra omega top of the line, but, heck, my 3 year old Athlon XP can still handle today's games.
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Crap, forgot an OS.

Windows XP Media Center Edition -$109.99

You can upgrade to Vista for a few dollars more, but I wouldn't recommend it.
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