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Old 02-23-2010, 10:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New PC Build

Well Here's a new build. comes to 680

AMD Phenom II X4 955 3.2Ghz Black Edition AM3 Processor
8GB DDR3 1333Mhz Memory
GigaByte MA770T- UD3 AM3 Motherboard
1Gb Nvidia Geforce 250 GTS 738Mhz Core / 1100Mhz Memory
1Tb 7200rpm 16mb Hitachi hard Drive
CD/DVD R/RW Optical Drive
Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Any thoughts?

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Old 02-23-2010, 11:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: New PC Build

8GB seems like a lot. What you planning on doing with this computer?

Get the 5770 instead of the GTS 250.

I wouldn't get the hitachi drive, get a caviar black or samsung F3.

What power supply will you be getting?

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Old 02-23-2010, 11:42 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: New PC Build

Basically what was said above:

Are you stuck on the GTS250? For a little more $ you could go with a 5770 and future proof the system and gain a little more performance.

You wont be needing 8GB of ram for gaming so You could pull the money from that.
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