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Old 03-14-2008, 07:29 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I found a PC online as was wondering if anyone had recommendations. I am looking for a Gaming PC and Here is what I found for $650 US.

Intel PENTIUM E2180 DUAL CORE PROCESSOR
Asus P5B SE LGA775/ Core 2 Duo/ P965/ SATA2/ A&GbE/ ATX Motherboard
8GB (4x2GB) DDR-2 800MHZ PC-6400
500GB SATA2 7200rpm 16MB CACHE (HIGH PERFORMANCE)
20X DVD-RW DUAL LAYER W/LIGHTSCRIBE
nVidia GeForce 8500GT 512MB DVI/HDTV PCI-Express Video Card
ROSEWILL MID-TOWER ATX (BLACK)
All driver disks and manuals are included.
DVD/DVD-RW & CDRW software also included.

No Operating System?

Does this sound like a Good system, or not what I am looking for?
crappy for $1k (outdated Chipset, crappy video card, overkill on the RAM [4gb is enough nowadays] integrated PSU???)

for $1,000:

q6600
ep35-ds3r or DFI Lanparty DK
Crucial Ballistix 2gb Kit
8800gt/ hd3870
Corsair 520hx
TRUE w/ Scythe S-Flex
Case, HD and Optical Drives needed
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crappy for $1k (outdated Chipset, crappy video card, overkill on the RAM [4gb is enough nowadays] integrated PSU???)

for $1,000:

q6600
ep35-ds3r or DFI Lanparty DK
Crucial Ballistix 2gb Kit
8800gt/ hd3870
Corsair 520hx
TRUE w/ Scythe S-Flex
Case, HD and Optical Drives needed

what he said
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I think you can build that budget build there for $600..
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