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Old 01-28-2007, 11:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My budget is around $900, please help me get a good gaming rig.
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Old 01-29-2007, 12:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Here's one that Nukem has been recommending for around your budget. Thank him, not me.

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Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 - 187.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115005
MSI P965 Platinum - 135.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130055
Kingston 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 667 - 179.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820134046
XFX GeForce 7900GS - 190.00 (30 mir)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150202
Antec True Power Trio 550W - 100.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371002
Seagate Barracuda 250GB 7200/16MB - 80.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148144
G Black 18X DVD+RW - 30.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827136103
COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 - 50.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119068

951.00 without shipping
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Looks good^

But save $15 and get this and overclock it yourself:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150208

Non-SLi Board:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131030

SLI Board:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131142

and we can do way better on the memory at the same price:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231098
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Old 01-29-2007, 08:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Thank you helps alot!

How about this setup?

COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-WW Black/Silver Aluminum Bezel, SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail 49.99

GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3 LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail 132.99

eVGA 256-P2-N636-AR GeForce 7950GT 256MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card - Retail 214.99

FSP Group (Fortron Source) AX450-PN, 12cm FAN, version 2.2, 2 SATA, PCI Express, 450W Power Supply - Retail 53.99

Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 Conroe 1.86GHz LGA 775 Processor Model BX80557E6300 - Retail 187.99

G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2- 214.99

Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM 79.99

LG 18X DVD±R Super-Multi DVD Burner With 12X DVD-RAM Write Black IDE Model GSAH22N-BK - OEM 29.99

TOTAL:928.93
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Check out this thread, it might help:

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