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Old 01-20-2006, 07:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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can you guys tell me how to spend 1600 on a good gamming comp
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Old 01-20-2006, 08:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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AMD 64 4000+
Graphics 7800GT Nvidia
120 gig HD
A Thermaltake sapranoe case (My favourite case)
A asus or gigabyte mobo
LG Disk drive
2 gigs of Kingston Ram

See how much money you stand with that because if ya have more theres alot more room to upgrade.
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Looks good above but i personnaly would go with a dual core processor and the ocz modstream psu. The psu has better cable managment and thus your system will cool better.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103562

The opterons overclock really well:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103588

Psu:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104155

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Old 01-20-2006, 10:38 PM   #5 (permalink)
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dude! look at the combo deals that come with the 7800gtx! all those cpus are $100 off, you can just take your pick
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I would go with a Toledo dual core myself.

AMD Athlon X2
7800 GTX
DFI Lanapart nForce4 Ultra-D
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x2 3800 or opteron 165
DFI Lanparty Ultra-D or ABIT An8-Ultra
2g good OCZ or G.Skill memory
evga 7800gt
seagate 250g hdd
Benq dvd-rw with lightscribe or NEC dvd-rw drive
Antec Sonata II(personal pref)
Fortron fx600w, ocz powerstream 520w, or antec trupowerII 550
Audigy 2zs

Should be around 1600 bucks.
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Old 01-21-2006, 10:55 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Yea, I was looking at the 4400+ cause I might be buying this weekend and said that it was 100 dollars off with the eVGA 7800GTX and a bunch of other video cards, and I said "screw the GT I am going for the GTX." It's only 30 dollars more then the GT I was going to get.
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