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Old 01-08-2011, 08:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Help me put together my first build.

Ok, so in the next month or so, hopefully sooner, I am going to be doing my first build. It's going to be a general use PC with some gaming, Mostly WoW for now and maybe more games in the future. I'm going to be buying a GPU in the future but for now I'll just be using the on board, But keep that in mind for the PSU. I also want at least a 500 Gig hard drive.

My budget is going to be right at $500, that's including shipping and Win7 64bit which is $99. So that leaves right at 400 for the hardware. I would prefer to get everything from newegg because I'm familiar with the site.
Throw the best system at me that you can within those parameters. thanks in advance guys!

If I left out any info let me know =]

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Old 01-09-2011, 08:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Newegg sales and combo deals change regularly so you should wait until the week you plan on ordering. Right now you should be reading reviews and other members build requests, you can gain a lot of insight.

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Default Re: Help me put together my first build.

Also note that Windows 7 64-bit is around $200 for the retail version; the OEM version is $99..
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Old 01-09-2011, 11:34 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks guys, Will do. and I plan on getting the OEM
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