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Old 12-02-2006, 08:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im new to building computers. I was wondering if anyone had any ideas of the parts i need to build an ok gaming pc. It will be mainly used MMO's. It probably wont be super but Im looking for the best build for $800. Ive put together these parts.


MotherBoard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128017

Processor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115005

Memory(someone told me the ram you buy has to be compatible with the mother board, the mother board was DDR2 800)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820161067

HardDrive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144203

CD/DVD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827152058

Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102661

CASE
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119068

Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817148027

the total is about $690
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103937
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130073
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146438

i would get those instead.
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hmm, if you dont need the TV tuner things in the video card, i would bump it up to a 1600XT or a 7600GS (or GT)
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so the ram you suggested would be compatible with my motherboard?
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Yeah, the RAM would be compatible, but you wouldn't be able to overclock.

Get this instead. It'll let you overclock as far as you want to.

And LOL @ Aspire power supply.

Forton 400W is infinitely better.

If you're gaming, then the X1300 will be pretty useless. I agree with the 7600GT recommendation for a better videocard, or 7600GS if you don't want to spend quite as much.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150166

Is this video card good for gaming?
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Its not too good anymore, and its a very expensive version.

This one is better and for cheaper.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130062
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150166

Is this video card good for gaming?
and don't get pci-e and agp mixed up. You want a pci-e video card. Just making sure you don't pick the wrong slot type
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It'll run well. :P MMOs are weak games, not really PC-intensive.
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