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Old 02-03-2007, 05:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default First time build, High performance Gaming Rig <900?

Hey, I'm new to the forum, as well as to the world of building my own rig. I 'm not particular to Intel or AMD, but I'll tell you what I'm looking for. I have a budget of...say...900 dollars, and I would like a rig that can play Battlefield 2 at the highest quality settings without any lag. As well, I do minor word processing, and play a ton of music off of my computer, but I already have a 250gig external HD that I'd probably make internal on a new desktop. Also, I'd like a case with a window and maybe some neons. Hmmm, I think that's all I'll mainly use it for. Thanks!
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Welcome to TF!

Heres a list, that I have made. It can play any game at high to max settings, right now:
https://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion...stTitle=%24900
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Old 02-03-2007, 06:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hey, thanks a ton! I love this forum already :-)
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Not bad at all bigapl

Personally ive had very good experiences with building computers with used parts that I get very cheap.

My latest build is
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My old case

Wound up spending about 650-700 to put it together

So, take a look around the Buy Sell Trade section and you might be able to score some sweet deals.

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My gaming rig in my sig plays BF2 at highest settings with no lag.

You might want to wait on the neon's and *bling* till after you have the PC built, and put that extra money into hardware.
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You do realize that it costs something like 6 bucks to buy a set of cold cathodes...

Not like it really affects the overall cost significantly...
Maybe a day or two of lunch money...
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Haha, it's 6 bucks I could put into a video card, apparently :-) Well, anyways, I'm headed to MicroCenter (best brick and mortar store EVER) to check some stuff out. If I buy, I'll let you guys know. Thanks for the help! Keep it comin!
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Here's an AMD system I was gonna build a little while back... under $800...
http://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion/...Number=3133852
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Welcome to TF!

Heres a list, that I have made. It can play any game at high to max settings, right now:
https://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion...stTitle=%24900
hi, how do u guys make ur wishlist in Newegg public?? Thanks
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What I do is, make the wishlist, and then I send it to my email....then I post it here.
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