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Old 02-27-2007, 08:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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so looking to put together a new vista 32-bit computer. I already have vista along with xp so I will not need a OS. Basically I do a some gaming and such. What I am looking to buy is:

-Case
-Mobo
-Processor
-CD/DVD R/W drive
-Hard Drive

I already have a graphics card along with sound and network card.
Looking to get everything for under $450-500

If everything could be from Newegg.com that would be great to thanks!
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Old 02-27-2007, 08:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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first off what graphics card do you have?

Case
Coolermaster centurion

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idk anything about am2 mobos so i cant help

CPU
AM2 X2 3800

DVD
Liteon DVD burner

HDD
Seagate 250GB or more or less depending on your needs
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Geforce 7900 GTO PCI-E
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Old 02-27-2007, 11:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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CPU: Core 2 duo E6300 or 6600 if you can afford it
MOBO: Gigabyte Ds3
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CPU: e6300
Mobo: Gigabyte DS3
Case: Coolermaster Centurion
Optical Drive: LG dvd-rw (i see some of these at 30 bucks after rebates on newegg)
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Old 02-28-2007, 12:30 PM   #6 (permalink)
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-Case: cm centurion 5 $49.99
-Mobo: Gigabyte DS3
-Processor: e6400 $221.00 (dont understand why no one is recomending the best price/performance core 2 duo there is :s)
-CD/DVD R/W drive: lg super multi $28.99 (cheap and works fine imo)
-Hard Drive: seagate cuda 320gb $89.99
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Old 02-28-2007, 12:32 PM   #7 (permalink)
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What Power supply are you going to use?
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Old 02-28-2007, 04:08 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Both of their builds look good, but if you don't already have a power supply, go with the e6300 or e4300 for the processor and buy a decent psu with the rest of the money.
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Old 02-28-2007, 05:09 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Any of the recommended stuff above along with that 7900 GTO will make for a kick a$$ system
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Old 02-28-2007, 06:22 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Do you already have some ram also? If so what is it?
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