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Old 02-22-2008, 12:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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what do you all suggest for a decently priced gaming rig..

i need to upgrade from my old imac......

i miss gaming terribly
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Old 02-22-2008, 01:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That depends on your definition of decently priced. And are you looking for a complete system with os and monitor or just the case and components.
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Old 02-22-2008, 01:42 AM   #3 (permalink)
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case and compnets... i plan on using my 32 lcd as my monitor... i wanna try to keep the price under 1100 or 1200
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pretty much just summed it up there. of course hdd , optical drives (dvd burner, dvd-roms), and case are up to you in the end because it depends on your needs and wants.
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Micro Center Online - the center of .computer shopping
e8400 for $200.

If you live near a microcenter you can get the q6600 for only $200 (instore only).
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Micro Center Online - the center of .computer shopping
e8400 for $200.

If you live near a microcenter you can get the q6600 for only $200 (instore only).
is that e8400 only for the time being because of their 20% BYOC sale going on? or is that their regular price now? im REALLY thinking about picking up a q6600 for that great deal :/ but i no i don't need it. plus i told myself i'd wait for the q9450 but we will see how that goes.
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i'd stay away from that ultra psu if i were you. plus 750w is a little overkill, i'd recommend the corsair 520hx, 550vx, or 620hx. However if you think you need more this should be the most you'll ever need and its a pretty good psu.

Thermaltake ToughPower 700-Watt ATX 140mm Fan SATA Ready SLI Ready PFCEPS Power Supply W0105RU at TigerDirect.com
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The X Pro models are of quality. he can still get a better one for cheaper.

Cough PC power and cooling 610 silencer cough

Really should look at the power supply guide for more choices.
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