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Old 02-18-2008, 05:36 PM   #51 (permalink)
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im thinking about this one for now

Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor - Retail

but i dont know if i sohuld spend more money on a video card or the processor....i just picked that processor randomly, but im tryna make a good computer that i can use for gaming purposes also so...i dont know which one to decide on.
looks good

any intentions of overclocking?
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Old 02-18-2008, 05:39 PM   #52 (permalink)
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what is overclocking?

another problem is that right now my build is coming out to be $150 and thats excluding a HD and Optical Drive and speakers...so is there any way that we can sub some stuff for more cost efficient stuff so i can get the other stuff too....

HERES THE stuff so far:

Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UB Black /Blue Aluminum Bezel , SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor - Retail
Newegg.com - XFX PVT88PYDF4 GeForce 8800GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
Newegg.com - ABIT IP35-E LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
Newegg.com - Crucial Ballistix 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
Newegg.com - SILVERSTONE OP650 ATX 12V 2.2 & EPS12V 650W Power Supply 100 - 240 V RoHS, FCC, CE - Retail
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change the PSU to a Corsair 520hx
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ok i changed the PSU but now im thinking should i just get this processor Newegg.com - Intel Pentium E2180 Allendale 2.0GHz 1MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - Retail or this one Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 Conroe 2.66GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - Retail so i can get a cooling fan along with it or should i just spend more money and get the Processor that i picked before wihout the cooler???
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i think you should stick with the q6600, but if you have to drop a few costs get an e2200
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i think you should stick with the q6600, but if you have to drop a few costs get an e2200
yea money is starting to be a problem so its either between getting

Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 Conroe 2.66GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - Retail

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Newegg.com - Intel Pentium E2200 Allendale 2.2GHz 1MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - Retail


But is there any big difference??? aside from the price....Which one would do me good to play games on?
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****BUMP****

Plus i had another questions. Which case is the best in your people's opinion

Power Up Black 2559 ATX Mid-Tower Case with Front USB, Audio Ports and 250mm Side Fan TC3J-4048 at TigerDirect.com
Ultra Grid ATX Mid-Tower Case with Clear Side, Front USB and Audio Ports ULT33138 at TigerDirect.com
Ultra Gladiator Black ATX Mid-Tower Case with Clear Side, Front USB, FireWire and Audio Ports ULT33182 at TigerDirect.com
Diablotek CPA-808 Black ATX Mid-T Case - Front USB, Audio Ports at TigerDirect.com
Diablotek CPA-802 ATX Mid-Tower Case - Clearside, Front USB and Audio Ports (Black) at TigerDirect.com


Basically i am tryna get a case for around $50 including shipping and handling if possible...and i wanted to knw what are the main things to look for in getting a good tower case..


Plus which CPU should i get from my earlier post...
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Both ultra cases are very well built, i would go with one of those.
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Cases are personal taste, but I believe the Coolermaster Centurion 534 is around that price (its what I'm using for my next build)

get the e2200 (because of its overclocking abilities)
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ok well i think i have everything set so i just need you guys to check out if everything is fine or not, but if it is im going to order all of the parts by tonight.

CASE - Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Centurion 534 RC-534-SKN2-GP Black / Silver Aluminum & Mesh bezel / SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail

CPU - Newegg.com - Intel Pentium E2200 Allendale 2.2GHz 1MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - Retail

MOBO - Newegg.com - ABIT IP35-E LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

RAM - Newegg.com - G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail

Video CArd - Newegg.com - XFX PVT88PYDF4 GeForce 8800GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

HD - Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST380815AS 80GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

Burner/optical drive - Newegg.com - SAMSUNG Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe - OEM

PSU - Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-520HX ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V 2.91 520W Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TUV, CCC, C-tick - Retail

Monitor & Audio combo special- Newegg.com - LG L1933TR-SF Silver 19" 2ms(GTG) DVI LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 3000:1 - Retail
Newegg.com - Logitech X-230 32 watts RMS 2.1 Black Speaker System - OEM


Total price including Shipping and handling = $982.90


EDIT - Fixed Broken link to PSU

So do you guys think this computer is good for gaming purspose as well as casual use???
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