Help Me Buy A New Comp - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-20-2005, 08:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 455
Default Help Me Buy A New Comp

i need alotttttttttt of help, i am going to buy a new computer very soon, sometime december or early early 2006, i was going to buy a brand name computer but ppl telling me i can make my own computer even better then that, so i need to kno how da hell i build a computer LOL, i got absolutely no idea, i woud pay stores to build it but i dont really trust them, i think theyll switch the parts or somin lol, and please can someone gime a good build for a gaming compuuter. 2000-2300 budget, thanks.

123Justin is offline  
Old 11-21-2005, 05:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
Lord Techie
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 7,553
Send a message via AIM to PZEROFGH

well first of all you can read up some guides on how to build a computer by searching

second of all 2000-2300 is a lot of money, time to have fun

do you OC(overclocking)?
is this for hardcore gaming?
school work?

IF you OC

DFI nF4 ultra-D
X2 4400+
eVGA 7800GTX (actually i think we could fit a 512MB here :P)
2GB el platinum OCZ
74GB raptor
250GB seagate
thermaltake soprano
antec truepower 550W power supply
couple of case fans
NV5 for GTX


X2 4400+
eVGA 7800GTX
2GB valueselect
250GB seagate hdd
thermaltake soprano
antec truepower 500W power supply
couple of case fans

If your a hardcore gamer go with everything in the non OC section and switch the cpu for maybe an X2 3800+ and go for a eVGA 7800GTX 512MB

AIM/Xfire - pzerofgh
PZEROFGH is offline  
Old 11-21-2005, 06:38 AM   #3 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 3,312

I already posted this in your other thread, but...
Originally posted by 003
you can spend up to $2500? here is a monster gaming build for you:

Case - Lian Li PC-65B Black ATX Mid Tower Case - $125:

Optical drive - NEC Black 2M Cache IDE/ATAPI DVD/CD Burner - $39.99:

Motherboard - DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D - $125:

CPU - AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ Toledo - $497:

Video card - BFG Tech Geforce 7800GTX 512MB - $749:

Sound card - Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS - $275:

RAM - G.SKILL Extreme Series 2GB (2 x 1GB) - $265:

Hard drive - Western Digital Caviar SE16 250GB HDD - $130.50:

Power supply - PC Power & Cooling Turbo-Cool 510 SLI - $219.99:

Total cost - $2426.48

if you ware to buy a premade computer with these specs, prepare to spend a hellofa lot more.
read the stickies on info for building your own pcs.
so, umm, err yeah
003 is offline  
Old 11-21-2005, 02:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 455

you guys think x2 4400 is better than the x2 4200? if so, how much better in performance? alot or very little, cuz i can save like 100 - 120 bucks if the performance isnt that huge.
123Justin is offline  
Old 11-21-2005, 02:48 PM   #5 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 455

AND also is the Thermaltake Purepower 680 Watt Power Supply [SLI Ready] good?? someone gave me a tip to never get anything by thermaltake...
123Justin is offline  
Old 11-21-2005, 03:26 PM   #6 (permalink)
Do not Stare at my Avatar
Ste's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Upon Gleaning Infinity
Posts: 9,571
Send a message via MSN to Ste

No heres a better Power supply for the same price or less.


Can really lose between those 2 choices.

Ste is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:48 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.