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Old 06-03-2007, 12:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok. heres the deal. theres a person on another forum who wants to build the ultimate computer w/ a 20k budget. there all noobs, and i dont want to give him the wrong things. so if anyone could do this, and not a cent over, everything would be nice. he needs everything, so include monitors mice ect.
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20k? the best computers dont cost 20k....thats like 20 c2d builds
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no, like a server mobo with 2 quad core zeons with scsi 15k rpms in raid 5
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the server wont run games as efficiently as regular mobos
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If you go to the Mac page u can custom build a Mac with all the bells and whistles and it comes to 15,000 dollars. It has like 16 gbs of ram and lots of other craziness.
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how is that? you're saying 2 quad core xeons with 15k rpm hdds in raid with 2 8800ultras in sli with a pc power & cooling 1k psu wont run good O.o
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Well you're talking about Xeons. They don't game as well as C2Ds. And 15k rpm hard drives, is just a waste of money, for an average PC user. It's mostly for big businesses. 8800 Ultras are another waste of money, even though he has alot. Just get GTXs. He can save $18k and and just build an awesome $2k+ computer. And if he spends $20k on a computer right now, I'll be laughing in his face in a few months, because there'll be something better.
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thats what i was going for...i just had to leave it to a more experienced techie
lets put it this way: buying a formula one car isnt gonna make drifting any better
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somethings that not meant for gaming will not game as well
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