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Old 06-14-2007, 05:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, I plan to get a new gaming rig this summer. I have been looking around, and I found CyberPower

I configured this:

-CASE: X-Discovery Mid-Tower Case 420W W/ WINDOW & LCD Temp Display

-CS_FAN: Extra Case Cooling Fan [+3] (1 x Fan)

-CPU: (Sckt775)Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6600 CPU @ 2.4GHz 1066FSB 2x2MB L2 Cache EM64T

-CD: 18X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER

-FAN: CoolerMaster Liquid CPU Cooling Fan System Kit + 2 EXTRA CASE FANS

-HDD: Single Hard Drive (80GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 8MB Cache 7200RPM HDD

-MOTHERBOARD: Asus P5N-SLI nForce 570 SLI Chipset LGA775 Supports Core 2 Duo CPU FSB1066 DDR2 Mainboard w/GbLAN,USB2.0,&5.1Audio

-MEMORY: (Req.DDR2 MainBoard)2GB (2x1GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory (Mushkin Brand)

-NETWORK: ONBOARD 10/100 NETWORK CARD

-OS: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium

-PRO_WIRING: None

-POWERSUPPLY: 650 Watts Power Supplies (Apevia ATX-LCD650W Quartz Aluminum LCD w/ Voltages and Fan Speed Controller & Display)

-SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO

-SPEAKERS: (BLACK) Logitech X530 70Watts 5.1 Configuration Speaker System

What do you guys think? Stable setup? Will this set up run the latest DX10 games for the forseeable future? Thank you for any and all input. It's greatly appreciated.
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What graphics card does this come with or am I missing something?
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Ah, forgot to add that.

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB 16X PCI Express (EVGA Superclocked)
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Honestly i would seriuosly suggest building your own, rather than getting one prebuilt.
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Old 06-14-2007, 05:11 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Honestly i would seriuosly suggest building your own, rather than getting one prebuilt.
Not an option...I am a complete hardware noob and none of my friends or family would be able to help. I would screw it up. Really would rather get a prebuilt.

Unless you want to come over and hold my hand throughout the entire ordering/build process

Plus I want the 3 year warranty, upgrade options and cust support.
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How much (roughly) are you paying for that?
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about $1300-1400. By budget is something under $1500.
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ok thats decent, remember, i hope u took this one:

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and upgraded what they gave u.... it has free shipping
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Unless you want to come over and hold my hand throughout the entire ordering/build process
LOL I think I will pass on that.
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ok thats decent, remember, i hope u took this one:

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and upgraded what they gave u.... it has free shipping
good catch, tyvm!

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