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Old 11-23-2007, 02:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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my friend wants a build for 400-500, hopefully to game as well at possible. he wants to play ut3, but i told him for 500 thats probally not guna happen. This is without a monitor, case, keyboard, mouse, just cpu ram mobo and if possible hd, and psu

Thanks so much, Tainted

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Old 11-23-2007, 02:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Look at my Recommended PC Components thread, in my sig, for an idea on what to get on a low budget.

But for a quick suggestion:
Intel Dual Core E2180
Abit IP35-E
2 x 1GB G. Skill DDR2-800 NQ (Red colored heatsink)
FSP Group (Fortron Source) AX400-PN 400W
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 160GB or 250GB
Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro (No need for thermal paste) (If overclocking...)
and maybe an HD 3850



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Old 11-23-2007, 04:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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UT3 runs great on my system and the build b1gapl suggested is a good bit faster.
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