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Old 01-08-2010, 10:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Good Gaming Rig?

I am planning to build a rig, for around $2500 AUD, which is around $2300 American. This rig will be for gaming and a bit of video editing:

Processor: 2.8GHz Intel i7 860 - I am planning to overclock
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P55M-UD4
Memory: 4GB DDR3-1333
Graphics Card: Nividia GeForce GTX 295 or ATI equivilent
Hard drive: 4x 1500gb samsung HD154UI SATA2 (6000BG total)
Optical drive: LG GH22NS50 SATA
Monitor: 24 inch benQ g2420HD
Op. Sysyem: win 7 64 bit

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Old 01-09-2010, 08:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Good Gaming Rig?

that's a monster rig
the AMD Radeon HD 5870 performs just a tad bit under GTX 295
but it's a single GPU configuration, I'd suggest that over the GTX 295
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