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Old 04-15-2009, 09:35 PM   #31 (permalink)
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CAS:Titan A88 Xtreme Liquid Cooling Gaming 420W Case w/ Full Side Panel Reservoir
CASUPGRADE:12in COLD CATHODE NEON LIGHT [+10] (BLUE COLOR)
CS_FAN:Extra Case Cooling Fan [+3] (2 x Fans [+3])
POWERSUPPLY:680 Watts Power Supplies (Hush Power Supply SLI/CrossFire Ready)
CPU: (Quad-Core)Intel® CoreT 2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz 1333FSB 12MB L2 Cache 64-bit
FREEBIE_CU1:FREE! CyberPower Multi-Purpose Carrying Briefcase ($19.99 Value)
FREEBIE_CU2:FREE! Cyberpower Unleash The Power T-Shirt ($19 Value)
MOTHERBOARD: (3-Way SLI Support) Asus Striker II Extreme 790i Chipset SLI Mainboard Dual-Channel DDR3/1600 SATA RAID w/ eSATA,GbLAN,USB2.0,IEEE1394a,&7.1Audio [+96]
MEMORY:4GB (2GBx2) PC1333 DDR3 PC3 10666 Dual Channel Memory (Corsair Dominator [+12])
FREEBIE_RM:None
VIDEO:ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2 2GB DDR5 PCI-Express Dual DVI-I & TVO [+310] (Major Brand Powered by ATI)
VIDEO2:NONE
VIDEO3:NONE
MULTIVIEW:Non-SLI/CrossFireX Mode Supports Multiple Monitors
MONITOR:NONE
MONITOR2:NONE
HDD:Single Hard Drive (500GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
HDD2:NONE
FA_HDD:None
USBHD:NONE
CD:LG 20X Double Layer DVD+-RW Super Allwrite + Lightscribe Technology [+5] (Black Color)
CD2:NONE
SOUND:Creative Labs SB X-Fi Xtreme Audio 24-BIT PCI Sound Card [+64]
SPEAKERS:Logitech (BLACK) X-540 70Watts 5.1 Configuration Speaker System [+68]
NETWORK:Onboard Gigabit LAN Network
MODEM:NONE
KEYBOARD:Razer Lycosa Black USB Gaming Keyboard [+60]
MOUSE:Razer Copperhead Laser Blue Mouse [+47]
TEMP:THERMAL TEMPERATURE LCD DISPLAY WITH 3X FAN CONTROLLER [+12] (SILVER COLOR)
WNC:LINKSYS WMP110 802.11G PCI Network Card [+66]
FLASHMEDIA:INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer (BLACK COLOR)
VIDEOCAMERA:NONE
PRINTER:None
PRINTER_CABLE:None
IEEE_CARD:NONE
USB:Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
FLOPPY:NONE
OS:Microsoft® Windows VistaT Home Premium w/ Service Pack 1 (64-bit Edition)
FREEBIE_OS:FREE! (Halo 2) Game
TVRC:None
SERVICE:STANDARD WARRANTY: 3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PLUS LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT

I am sooo confused. i dont know what to buy
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Old 04-15-2009, 10:20 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Most of what you listed is junk. Hush power supplies, no way. Titan case? It will break. A 790i based motherboard, do you want your pc to explode? What brand is the video card? A 16meg cache hard drive, its 2009, not 2005.

I could go on, but you get the idea. I gave you a great build list. Work with that. The pc they are trying to sell you is far less capable and uses crap components.
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Newegg.com - ENERMAX Uber Chakra ECA5001B Black Aluminum &#47; Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V &#47; EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Power Supplies

Newegg.com - Intel Core i7 920 Nehalem 2.66GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor - Processors - Desktops

Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-EX58-UD3R LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

Newegg.com - OCZ 6GB &#40;3 x 2GB&#41; 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 &#40;PC3 10666&#41; Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory

Newegg.com - XFX HD-489A-ZDFC Radeon HD 4890 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb&#47;s Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives

Newegg.com - XION XON-MTR001B Color LCD Thermal Control Panel - Controller Panels

Newegg.com - Rosewill RCR-IC001 40-in-1 USB 2.0 3.5&#34; Internal Card Reader w&#47; USB port &#47; Extra silver face plate - Card Readers

Newegg.com - LG Black 20X DVD&#43;R 8X DVD&#43;RW 16X DVD&#43;R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 20X DVD&#177;R DVD Burner w&#47; SecurDisc Tech - CD / DVD Burners

Newegg.com - RAZER DeathAdder RZ01-00150100-R3M1 Black 5 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Optical 1800 dpi High Precision Gaming Mouse - Mouse

Newegg.com - RAZER RZ03-00181400-R3U1 Black 104 Normal Keys USB Wired Standard Lycosa Mirror Special Edition Gaming Keyboard - Keyboards

Newegg.com - Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 64-bit for System Builders - Operating Systems

That's around $1500 or so... I lost count and have already closed the tabs. i didn't look for any combos with any of it, but there may be some. There were some free shipping on some and rebates on some. I didn't add a sound card as I am not up on them.

You have no reason whatsoever to buy a system from CyberPower. We can give you the list and you can put it together. Building a computer is extremely simple, actually, and we can walk you through it. You might even be able to hook up with a member in your area who will help you out.
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See, that's 2 great builds we have given you. it's not that hard man. We have a lot of guides posted and we are walk you through it and hold your hand every step of the way.
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These are great builds, lots of bang for your buck. Definately!!!
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Do all the parts you have posted come with everything i need to build the computer ?
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I listed everything short of a keyboard, mouse and OS. Trotter listed absolutely everything. I'm not a big Razer fan myself. I use an OCZ equalizer for my mouse and a saitek eclipse keyboard. As for windows that's a no brainer, just buy OEM instead of retail. It saves you some cash.
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that's a good build trotter.

like every one else said, build it your self. it's a very rewarding experience and all of your friends will think you are some extreme wizard or something at building PC's.
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Default Re: some advice for a new computer builder?

Thanks for all the help guys

Some questions

What is the best mobo for overall gaming
What is the best Graphic card out today
Is it worth investing in liquid cooling for the computer
Is Newegg.com the best place to buy computer Parts
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Old 04-17-2009, 01:42 AM   #40 (permalink)
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Depends on what cpu you get.
Nvidia gtx295 or gtx285 if you don't want a dual gpu card (gtx295 is 2 cards in one.)
Water cooling has its advantages but you can get really good air coolers for cheaper.
Newegg is usually the best place but other places have deals to. For instance mircocenter and fry's often times have great deals on processors and you might have one of their retail stores near you.
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