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Old 12-02-2006, 10:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Thought I could at least choose the parts I wanted for my build, but I keep going over. My Budget is $1600 for EVERYTHING (including mouse,keyboard, os, etc...except for speakers) I also need a good gaming monitor to be included in price.

This computer is for gaming...Thanks in advance!
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Old 12-03-2006, 06:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 - 182.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115005
Foxconn P9657AA-8KS2H - 100.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813186102
pqi 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 667 - 196.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820141017
Antec SmartPower 2.0 500W - 75.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103937
BFG Tech 7950GT - 260.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143071
COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-WW - 50.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119077
SAMSUNG Black 18X DVD Burner - 31.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827151133
WD 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s - 75.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144701
Logitech Standard KB/Mouse - 14.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823126017
ViewSonic Q19wb Black 19" 5ms 700:1 - 190.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824116014

1173 without shipping... so that gives you room to play with.
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like 8800gts playing with... lol
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yeah, 7950 GX2 is no-longer the king of graphics cards (though actually, it's more like two graphics cards)

I'd say go for the 8800 GTX

(no, you don't need Vista and DirectX 10 to run it. but it means you have that option)
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yeah, 7950 GX2 is no-longer the king of graphics cards (though actually, it's more like two graphics cards)

I'd say go for the 8800 GTX

(no, you don't need Vista and DirectX 10 to run it. but it means you have that option)
no one here mentioned a gx2 .... lol, and would a gtx fit in the budget with shipping?
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oh, my mistake. I'm just not used to seeing 7950's that are not GX2's.

anyway, I found this 8800 GTX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127224

$620 + $6.41 shipping

with that, the total will be under $1600.
expensive, yes; but then again, this is a really powerful card. Plus it's DirectX 10 compatible.
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very true... its a large leap from 8800gts to gtx.. i too would go with the gtx if it'll fit.. if not.. then try to save a lil more cash.. its worth it
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eVGA 640-P2-N821-AR GeForce 8800GTS
$449.99
($429.99 after $20.00 Mail-In Rebate)
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I'd personally get the GTS.
unlike the 6000 and 7000 series, the second model (GTS) has lost more than clock speeds and video memory; it also has 96 shaders instead of 128
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1600 Huh, I can make a monster gamer out of 1600. lets see how i'd spend it.

2Core 2 Duo E6600- 309
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115003

ASUS P5B-E- 150
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131070

Xion Xion Xon- 60
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811208006

Rosewill 500w PSU - 48
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182044

BFG Tech 7950GT- 260
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143071

2x G.Skill DDR2-800 1GB RAM- 230
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231085

Sceptre 19in Monitor- 180
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824112002

Logitech MX-518 Gaming Mouse- 40
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826104178

Western Digital 250gb SATA 3.0 HD- 75
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144701

Samsung 18x DVD Burner- 31
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827151133

Artic Cooling Freezer 7- 30
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186134

Keyboard is up to you since its just a keyboard

Total Price- $1,373.89

Leaves you plenty enough room for shipping keyboard and any extras. An 8800GTS can be fit in there if you want to downgrade your CPU to just an E6300. Also everything i added will make your C2D an overclocking machine if you want to go with E6300. The E6600 will not give you nearly as many FPS extra over the E6300 compared to an 8800GTS over another video card. While the 7950GT is an awesome card you might just want to do that.

Also if you take a little time you could OC the E6300 with those parts to pretty high, to where it would beat a stock E6600 easily. Then again these are just suggestions and you can pick whatever you want.

have fun~ I only had 850 to go on with this christmas (not including monitor keyboard and mouse)
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