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Old 09-07-2009, 10:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, this is my first desktop build. I'm looking to make a pretty high performing gaming pc, with my max $900. I might be able to spend more, but it won't be much more. Help on what parts to get, where to get them from, etc will be much appreciated! Any other tips or anything you have post too. Thanks!

PS - I would prefer a Intel i7 build, but just make sure it fits the budget!


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I'm sure someone will be on here to help with a build...

Here is the I7: - Intel Core i7 920 Nehalem 2.66GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor - Processors - Desktops $279.99 alone though...

HDD: I would say go with this - Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives

Case: - Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

Ram: Sucks they upped the prices on the OCZ platinum 6GB i don't know what other triple-channel would be good? G-Skill or OCZ gold?

Sorry for the short post... just a start for an I7... I'm sure someone will be on to make a list!
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