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Old 01-11-2012, 04:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, I'm currently planning on building a gaming pc (my first time building a pc), and I'm looking for advice. I don't really want to spend more than $600-$700. If anyone wants to recommend good products or offer advice I'd appreciate it.
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Old 01-11-2012, 04:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'd take a look at this thread:
http://www.techist.com/forums/f75/gaming-pc-650-budget-build-help-253272/
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Old 01-11-2012, 05:15 PM   #3 (permalink)
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my go at it

Newegg.com - AMD Phenom II X4 960T Zosma 3.0GHz Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor HD96ZTWFGRBOX

Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

Newegg.com - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL

Newegg.com - HIS H685FN1GD Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

Newegg.com - Antec BP550 Plus 550W Continuous Power ATX12V V2.2 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Newegg.com - HITACHI HDS721050CLA362 (0F10381) 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Newegg.com - ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - CD / DVD Burners

Newegg.com - Rosewill REDBONE Black SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Newegg.com - Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - Operating Systems

then these items come free

Newegg.com - Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 GMF-00046 Gold 1 x Wheel USB RF Wireless BlueTrack Mouse
Newegg.com - IMC IMC-black USB 2.0 Card Reader
Newegg.com - HIS Gift - DIRT3 Game Redemption Coupon

Grand total is 708.91 + 19.16(states) - 10.00 MIR
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You might find this link helpful as well.

The animated guide to Building a PC. Learn to build a PC from scratch with PCitYourself!
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Thanks everyone!
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