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Old 06-04-2007, 06:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,

I am looking to build a new computer and I have about 500 US dollars. I don't need a monitor, mouse, or keyboard.

The only real requirements that I would like are that it have an AMD dual core processor and a geforce 7 series video card.

Alright, have at it!
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Old 06-04-2007, 06:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Case - Cooler Master Centurion 5
Motherboard - Biostar TForce 550
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RAM - G. Skill 2GB NQs
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Total is $523.93 w/o shipping. For about $50 more, you can get a better graphic card, like the 7900GS.
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you should spend extra 50$ more and get the 7900gs as suggested
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na spend about $30 for a 7800 and spend the rest on an artic freezer 7 and overclock that bad boy
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well, u could go as saltnay suggested, if u can find a 7800 for cheap, coz i dont think there is a huge difference between the 7800 and the 7900
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i think pci-e 7800 cards are really hard to find (and according to newegg, fairly expensive). i would just look for a deal on a 7900gs.

(unless for some reason you want an agp card)
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7800's are easy to find what are you on about atleast in the uk they are if you go to your local shop they will probably have one on the cheap
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lol.... go search on newegg.com.
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On newegg.com the 78xx series are like, $50+ more than the 7900s. So I'd go for the 7900GS.
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Cool. Thanks guys, I really appreciate it.
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