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Old 02-27-2011, 12:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, I am new to the forums, but I hear this is a all around good place. I am currently building my first Desktop. I am trying to keep it under $1000, I have a mid end build all ready to order. Could you please help me out? I need to know if it is 100% Compatible, if I missed ANYTHING, what you would change, and what you think. Thanks!

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Old 02-27-2011, 01:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Everything seems compatible, I would change the hard drive to a "black" version. Maybe get a better video card if you plan on gaming.

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Old 02-27-2011, 09:30 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Okay, could you recommend a video card? I would prefer if it was under $100, however I can make an exception if it is absolutely necessary. What I will be doing on this build is browsing the web, playing WoW, and maybe some other mid end games. Thanks
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Old 02-28-2011, 11:38 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I think youll see a bit of improvement by going with the 5770. this one seems pretty solid: - SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100283VX-2L Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity but it's around $120ish and may be more than you require as you mention.
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This site can be very helpful for the 1st time builder.

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