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Old 06-24-2006, 10:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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New member and need some advice,I have between 800 and 1000$ to spend on a new rig and want to know whats the best way to go. I have thought about getting one from CyberPower cause I dont have the time to build myself...

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what will u be using it for? specifically.
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mostly gaming and a little office work.
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Old 06-25-2006, 12:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Gaming=High Power Needed

$1100...hmmmm....

I'd recommend getting a good monitor and speakers for starters. You'll have to replace the really hi-tech stuff (CPU, RAM, GPU, possibly PSU) in the near future, but the monitor and speakers will probably last substantially longer. If those are crap, you'll have to buy new ones in a couple of years when your system gets old, along with everything else.

You could have just searched (yes, there's a search feature) for your kinda build. There are about 10 topics for a $1000 build posted in the past 3 weeks.

Oh. You're not building? Configure some ****e on Cyberpower then, it's probably overpriced by ~$100-200 compared to building, so don't expect to get much.

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it depends on you have to buy monitor, keyboards, mouse, speakers and stuff. or do u only need just a computer?
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Just a computer the rest of it is pretty much new.
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my rig cost 1550 on cyberpower, alil more now that the 10% off isnt going on.

u can get a cheaper case and no aftermarket PSU for like 1350

no watercooling will be like 1290

one HD <1000

ther u go

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NEC 16X DVD¬ĪR DVD Burner Black IDE/ATAPI Model ND-3550A - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827152058
COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UW Black Aluminum Bezel, SECC Chassis ATX Mid
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Western Digital Caviar SE WD800JB 80GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache IDE
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MSI K9N Neo-F Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 550 MCP ATX AMD Motherboard
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eVGA 256-P2-N564 Geforce 7900GT KO 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16
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FSP Group (Fortron Source) AX400-PN, RoHS, 12cm FAN, version 2.0, 2 SATA, 20+ 4 pin,
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G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM Unbuffered DDR2 533 (PC2 4200) System
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AMD Athlon 64 3800+ Orleans 2000MHz HT 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 Processor -
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OR 3200+ and overclock - save 50 bucks.
If I'm missing anything tell me..other than a rig like this you can go for conroe coming out next month on the 23rd. If you dont know how to build get it to a computer service center.
$850.96 total w/ shipping
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