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Old 03-24-2011, 07:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, thanks for reading my thread! I am buying a new computer, for gaming. I am very interested in computer technologies, however, I don't know a lot yet. I am trying to learn my best. Anyway, as I said just a few seconds ago, I am buying a new computer for gaming. I am buying from a site called I heard it was a pretty good site, and I trust them. However, I am not sure how I should set up my computer. Basically I am asking, will this configuration be good for my gaming needs? (I want to play games, such as crysis 2 and other shooters, aswell as strategy games such as Total war, on high settings. If this setup won't let me do that, what will?) Here is the setup now-Gamer Mage D295
1 x Case ( Thermaltake V9 BlacX Edition Gaming Case - Black )
1 x Case Lighting ( Cold Cathode Neon Light - Blue ))
1 x Processor ( [= Quad Core =] AMD Phenom II X4 840 Quad-Core CPU )
1 x Processor Cooling ( Liquid CPU Cooling System [AMD] - [Free Upgrade] Standard 120mm Fan )
1 x Memory ( 8 GB [2 GB X4] DDR3-1333 Memory Module - ** FREE Upgrade to DDR3-1600 ** Corsair or Major Brand )
1 x Video Card ( AMD Radeon HD 6870 - 1GB - HIS Fan Turbo - Core: 920MHz - Single Card )
1 x Video Card Brand ( Major Brand Powered by ATI or NVIDIA )
1 x Motherboard ( ASUS M4A87T -- AMD 870 )
1 x Motherboard USB / SATA Interface ( Motherboard default USB / SATA Interface )
1 x Power Supply ( 700 Watt -- Standard )
1 x Primary Hard Drive ( 1 TB HARD DRIVE -- 64M Cache, 7200 RPM, 6.0Gb/s - Single Drive )
1 x Optical Drive ( [10X Blu-Ray] LG BLU-RAY Reader, DVDR/RW Burner Combo Drive - Black )
1 x Flash Media Reader / Writer ( 12-In-1 Internal Flash Media Card Reader/Writer - Black ))
1 x Sound Card ( 3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard )
1 x Network Card ( Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100) )
1 x Operating System ( Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium + Office Starter 2010 (Includes basic versions of Word and Excel) - 64-Bit )
1 x Keyboard ( iBUYPOWER USB Keyboard - Black )
1 x Mouse ( iBUYPOWER Internet Mouse )
1 x Monitor ( 22" LCD 1920x1080 -- Sceptre X226W-1920 (21.5" Viewable) )
1 x Monitor Cable ( 30 ft. DVI to HDMI Cable (Resolution up to 1080P) )
1 x Speaker System ( iBUYPOWER 2.1 Channel Stereo Super Bass Subwoofer Speaker System )------------------------- This is just shipping and build stuff below--------
1 x Advanced Build Options ( iBUYPOWER Specialized Advanced Packaging System - Protect your investment during transportation! )
1 x Advanced Build Options ( Professional wiring for all cables inside the system tower - Achieve exceptional airflow in your chassis )
1 x Advanced Build Options ( Professional wiring for all cables inside the system tower - Basic Pro Wiring )
1 x Warranty ( Standard Warranty Service - Standard 3-Year Limited Warranty + Lifetime Technical Support )
1 x Rush Service ( Rush Service Fee (not shipping fee) - Deferred Delivery (Ship Out in 15 Business Days) - 5% OFF on systems over $999 (Coupon Code: defer) )
It will cost me around $1200, including shipping.

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