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Old 11-21-2007, 10:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was thinking of getting my son a rig for christmis and came accross this, XFX nForce 680i LT SLI Socket 775 Barebone Kit - Intel Pentium D 925 3.0GHz OEM, 2 x 512MB Video Cards, 2GB DDR2 PC6400, ATX Mid-Tower Case, Clear Side, 500 Watt Power Supply in Canada at

Do you think this is a good buy? I don't know the CPU and GPU but it might work. Please let me know if for the price its a good deal.

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well the price is resonable but all the parts are junk to tell you the truth. if you give us a budget will give you the best build you can get for the price.

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Old 11-21-2007, 10:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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if he's not gaming then yes
ebay both 8500gt and get e3850 if he is
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Old 11-22-2007, 08:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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give us a budget

we'll help you build one for FREE. maybe you can owe us a beer sometime.

If you build yourself.. your gonna have a more powerful computer for the price.. and it aint that hard to do.
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