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Old 01-28-2006, 09:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default budget gammer maybe??????

i have a friend who works at systemax and he said that he can get me this system for 550$

budget gamer

i know that it doesn't have a graphic card with it but i wold maybe buy a card for like 400 dollars so if i got like 7800 and put it in thta sys tem will that be a good gamer

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Old 01-28-2006, 09:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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LOL dont get this PC its like for ppl that wana do homework and crap this motherboard doesnt have an PCI-E slot and most graphic cards need a PCI-E.. so i think u should just find another pc


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Old 01-28-2006, 09:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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sorry and it only has a 350 watt power supply so if u wanted to get a 7800 u would have to buy another powersupply and that PC only has the max of 1 gig or ram and in the future ull need atleast 2 gigs but 1 gig is good for now.... but i would suggest you look for another pc

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Old 01-28-2006, 09:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You have 950 bucks then? You could build a decent computer with that.

Get a 7800gt video card

Search for a decent motherboard with pcie socket 939

Get a 3700+ (3200+ if you're running out of cash)

Get a decent 500+ watt power supply and a decent case.
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Old 01-28-2006, 09:59 PM   #5 (permalink)
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a decent case would be antec sonata II

or thermal take soprano

get full tower if you are going to get high end graphic cards
PC Specs:

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Conroe 2.13ghz
Gigabyte P35-S3 Motherboard
A-DATA 2x1GB DDR2 800mhz memory
Geforce 8600GT 256MB GDDR3 PCI-Express
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