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Old 02-27-2007, 07:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New computer time!

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:

-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 that would be great to thanks!

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Old 02-27-2007, 07:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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first off what graphics card do you have?

Coolermaster centurion

idk anything about am2 mobos so i cant help

AM2 X2 3800

Liteon DVD burner

Seagate 250GB or more or less depending on your needs

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Old 02-27-2007, 07:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Geforce 7900 GTO PCI-E
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Old 02-27-2007, 10:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 02-28-2007, 06:54 AM   #5 (permalink)
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CPU: e6300
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Old 02-28-2007, 11:30 AM   #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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Video - BFG 8800 GTX OC
DVD - LG Super Multi
HD - WD Raptor 36gb
HD2 - Maxtor Diamondmax 10 250gb
PSU - Corsair HX Series CMPSU-620HX 620W
Case - Cooler Master Centurion 5
Sound - Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS
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Old 02-28-2007, 11:32 AM   #7 (permalink)
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What Power supply are you going to use?
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Old 02-28-2007, 03:08 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, 04:09 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
Cooler Master CM Stacker Case
Asus P8Z68 V Pro/Gen 3
Intel i5-2500K
Cooler Master V6 GT Heat Sink
8 GB G-Skill DDR 3 1600
Asus Xonar Essence STX Sound Card
Grado RS1i & AKG Q701 Headphones
MAD EAR + HD Headphone Amp
Corsair CMPSU 850 Watt
Western Digital Black 500 GB
Crucial M4 64 GB SSD For Windows 7 64 Bit
Samsung 2494SW 24" LCD
Logitech G5 Mouse
Logitech G110 Keyboard
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Old 02-28-2007, 05:22 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Do you already have some ram also? If so what is it?

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