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Old 03-27-2006, 12:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, thanks in advance for the help but here we go, I'm gonna have 800 bucks to spend next week and really miss having my pc so I need to build/buy a pc for 800 including the monitor/os and everything, I would like this pc for gaming and at least be able to run f.e.a.r, half life 2, elder scrolls 4 etc...if you wouldn't mind taking the time to help me I would very much appreciate it, thanks.
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Old 03-27-2006, 12:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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a video card will be an issue to run games like that you will need a decent one taking a chunk out of your budget. and you need a decent amount of ram
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Yeah I was hoping to be able to at least get a geforce 6600 and 1gb ram but i have no idea
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Old 03-27-2006, 12:49 AM   #4 (permalink)
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lol im might build a computer i have about 650 right now (CDN) im guessing you have american (lucky) i might get this thing here lol its a good deal (i think) im not sure if it comes with a processor though

>>>> http://www.bcom.ab.ca/

its about half way down the page some evga package
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well. not half way down the page but more towards the top
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if you have to buy monitor and os then you're lookin at a basic gaming comp. let me see what i can do.. oh and you also need mouse/keyboard right..?
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if you live somewhere where telus is an internet provider, if you get there high speed you get a free 17inch lcd ?
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lol thats if you sign a big a$$ contract
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Yeah i need a keyboard/mouse
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unless you wanna sign the 1 yr and get a 15 inch? :P
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