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Old 11-20-2005, 09:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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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.
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Old 11-21-2005, 06:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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well first of all you can read up some guides on how to build a computer by searching www.google.com

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?
multitasking?

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
CNPS9500
NV5 for GTX

IF YOU DONT OC

MSI K8N NEO4-F
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
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Old 11-21-2005, 07:38 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I already posted this in your other thread, but...
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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:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112040

Optical drive - NEC Black 2M Cache IDE/ATAPI DVD/CD Burner - $39.99:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827152058

Motherboard - DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D - $125:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152

CPU - AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ Toledo - $497:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103546

Video card - BFG Tech Geforce 7800GTX 512MB - $749:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143044

Sound card - Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS - $275:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102189

RAM - G.SKILL Extreme Series 2GB (2 x 1GB) - $265:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231034

Hard drive - Western Digital Caviar SE16 250GB HDD - $130.50:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144701

Power supply - PC Power & Cooling Turbo-Cool 510 SLI - $219.99:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703001

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.
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Old 11-21-2005, 03:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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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.
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Old 11-21-2005, 03:48 PM   #5 (permalink)
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AND also is the Thermaltake Purepower 680 Watt Power Supply [SLI Ready] good?? someone gave me a tip to never get anything by thermaltake...
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Old 11-21-2005, 04:26 PM   #6 (permalink)
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No heres a better Power supply for the same price or less.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194001

Also

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103941

Can really lose between those 2 choices.
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