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Old 12-05-2005, 05:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default First attempt at a gaming PC 1000.00 budget

Ok been considering this for months, still not excited about building my own and im concerned with all the specifics with BIOS and CMOS and Drivers and getting this thing to run well together. Does it look like this kind a set up will work well? My budge was is $1000.00

Thermaltake Tsunami VA3000BWA Black $115
ASPIRE ATX-AS520W BLACK ATX 520W Power Supply $55.99
AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego $233
ASRock 939Dual-SATA2 $68
Corsair Value Select 512MB X2 $104
DVD-ROM from LiteOn (SOHD-16P9SBLK) $21
Western Digital Caviar SE WD800JD 80GB $57.5
eVGA 256-P2-N516 Geforce 7800GT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 VIVO PCI Express x16 Video Card $299.99

Total: $954

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Old 12-05-2005, 05:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Better Power supply.

If you want a cool glowly and Good Power supply youll have to save more money.

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Old 12-05-2005, 05:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I agree get an ANTEC, ENERMAX, HIPER, TAGAN or OCZ power supply.
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some of your prices are messed up - you can find them for way cheaper

i.e. the memory - zipzoomfly has it for $74.89
and 212.00 on the processor
and last, $105.00 on the case.

I'm sure there's more for the other things, but you'll find them.
the old system...
EVGA GeForce 6600GT
Enermax Whisper II 535W PSU
1.2 TB
1GB Ram
Chaintech VNF4 Ultra
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