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Old 01-23-2006, 09:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default noob needs a gaming computer

Ok I dont know much about computers.I have installed vid cards memory ya know the easy stuff but I want to have a gaming computer built for me and I am looking to spend around 1300-1400$ I want to have something reliable this overclocking stuff which I have no idea what that means scares me and it sounds like you need to know what you are doing.I already have a dell with 1.5 gig ram 800 pro card and 2.8 processor and it bearly plays battelfeild so I am looking to make better.I want to use the dell for internet and downloading and the new computer for gaming.So what do you guys suggest for 13oo-1400 just for the computer.The reason I ask is becouse I know my guy will be getting parts from newegg and I want to see what he is charging me for labor becouse I know I can assemble the thing I just dont know what hardware is good for gaming and compadable with each other.Thanks for the help

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Old 01-23-2006, 11:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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PM PZEROFGH he has a whole bunch of configurations for all budgets lined up

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Old 01-24-2006, 08:01 AM   #3 (permalink)
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ok i'm sorry but i'm getting annoyed with the number of people who just turn up and throw a number at us!!! we are not mind readers and can not have a clue what currency you are talking in because there is a big difference if say you were talking australian dollars and we assumed US. i'm assuming US dollars. just guessing here but you would be looking at something like an Opteron/Athlon X2, a 7800gt and a bare minimum of 1gb decent ram (perhaps OCZ). its kind of late here otherwise i could get more specific and do some conversions and browsing for you.
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Old 01-24-2006, 12:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You wanted a system, get these parts and build yourself. You can also forego the monitor if you have already. I'm sure someone will recommend a better PSU, but this one is pretty good reviews fora cheap price.

CPU - $313

Hard drive - $105

Motherboard - $129

Power Supply - $39

RAM $194

Case - $65

CD/DVD - $60

Video Card - $189

Monitor - $360

Floppy drive - $10

Total $1464 - not bad with a great monitor included
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thats how much i spent to get my rig

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