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Old 07-24-2007, 12:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Please advise me a good config for a gaming PC.........and my budget is around 1200$ and please if some one can advise for both intel and amd.....Thanx...
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There are a lot of posts concerning this I believe... anyway... use my spec in green below. You can switch the graphics card to 8800gtx instead of x1950xt. There is one Intel config. For AMD... wait for an AMD fanboy to reply. haha
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Intel:

Case - Thermaltake Armor or Antec 900 or Your choice...
Motherboard - Gigabyte P35-DS3R
CPU - Intel Core 2 Duo E6750
RAM - 2 x 1GB Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 CAS4
Graphics - EVGA 8800GTS 320MB
Power Supply - Corsair 520HX (From buy.com)
Hard Drive - Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB 16MB Cache
Optical Drive - Sony NEC Optiarc DVD Burner
Optional Aftermarket HSF - Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro (From svc.com)


AMD:

Case - Thermaltake Armor or Antec 900 or Your choice...
Motherboard - EVGA 590 SLI MCP
CPU - AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+
RAM - 2 x 1GB Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 CAS4
Graphics - EVGA 8800GTS 320MB
Power Supply - Corsair 520HX (From buy.com)
Hard Drive - Samsung Spinpoint 500GB HD 16MB Cache
Optical Drive - Sony NEC Optiarc DVD Burner
Optional Aftermarket HSF - Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro (From svc.com)



Intel build is around $1200.
AMD build is around $1000.
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thanx!! guys
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I would go with intel build

He can save money by getting E6550 and Asus motherboard

Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 Conroe 2.33GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail
Newegg.com - ASUS P5K SE LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
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agreed of the e6550
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