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Old 03-15-2008, 05:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok from everyone's reponse to my last post, the deal i found was Not such a deal. So if I wanted to build an excellent gaming PC, suggestions would be?
Notes: I have built PC's in the past, I have not done overclocking, my budget is between $1200 and $1600. Use mainy for Online Gaming, Remote work (connected to multiple servers), music etc. I upgrade my computers about every 4 years or so.
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Old 03-15-2008, 05:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Is this for the whole system including monitor, keyboard, mouse, etc? Or just the tower?
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That's a nice sized budget in any event but yeah is that tower only or includes extras?
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This would be for just the Tower as I have a Nice Monitor, Mouse, Keyboard, and Logitech X-530 Speaker System with Subwoofer.
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Here's a nice build I've just thrown together:

https://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion...budget+TFbuild


Got you pretty much the best of everything while still being frugal. That setup should be quick at stock but is also perfect for overclocking. Should do 3.2-3.6ghz easy.


**edit** Oh, that budget was just for the tower! Then take the components you don't need out of that wishlist and save yourself a bunch of money.

Also you can add your choice of operating system. I recommend Vista 64 because of the 4gb memory.
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Have you had a look through this thread? Might give you some ideas of the more recommended products around here.

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clearing a hard drive ?

Consider this setup I just recommended and pick whatever case you want instead of the Raidmax in that one.
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