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Old 10-16-2008, 11:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I want to build a gaming computer that is around $800 (give or take). I want all the parts to be from newegg. Also include an OS.
I want to be able to play games such as crysis, and other games like it.
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Old 10-17-2008, 12:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I would say to just go here Best gaming computer for 700$ Max

But change out the 4670 video card for a 4850. Like Newegg.com - HIS Hightech H485F512P Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
Or spend a little more on one with a better cooler like
Newegg.com - HIS Hightech H485QT512P Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported IceQ4 Turbo Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
or which ever company you like.

You could also get a different case and/or change over to a q6600 processor if you wanted to.
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I would say to just go here Best gaming computer for 700$ Max

But change out the 4670 video card for a 4850. Like Newegg.com - HIS Hightech H485F512P Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
Or spend a little more on one with a better cooler like
Newegg.com - HIS Hightech H485QT512P Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported IceQ4 Turbo Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
or which ever company you like.

You could also get a different case and/or change over to a q6600 processor if you wanted to.
+1 to that. Also, if you dont need a case, use the extra cash for a slightly bigger PSU, like a Corsair vx550, and put it toward an HD4850.
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I believe if you go with the cheaper 4850 the cost is only $720. So theres some money to work with.
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Yeah, and if you change that RAM to this:

Newegg.com - G.SKILL PI Black 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory

I would also recommend this motherboard:

Newegg.com - BIOSTAR TForce TP45HP LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

-This way you'll have crossfire possibilities and more overclocking ability.
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