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Old 11-07-2005, 05:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 1500-1700$ build here......

can anyone recomend my friend a good 1500-1700 build he wants to game alot alot...and play all the new games....hes not good at overclocking but wants to try. thanks.

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Old 11-07-2005, 05:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-07-2005, 07:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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My sig . Although to get it in budget take out the watercooling, get the 7800gtx instead of the x1800xt, and maybe get an OCZ or Antec PSU instead.
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Old 11-07-2005, 08:37 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Okay, from my research for my build roughly the same price range this is what I would say to get (these are estimates)

4000+ or 3800+ dual core CPU------$330
DFI Lanparty Ultra-D-------------------$130
Creative SB X-Fi-------------------------$120
Antec TruepowerII 550 watts--------$90
2GB OCZ Platinum RAM----------------$250
Seagate Barracuda 250GB----------- $100
DVD-ROM or DVD Burner---------------$20 (Player) or $40 (Burner)
Nice Speakers/Headphones----------$40+

Total = $1600+ depending on what case, speakers/headphones, hard drive, and optical drive you get and assuming you have your own monitor.
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