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Old 12-19-2005, 03:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi all..i wanna ask something.

i have 400 us$, and hope to build a new great gaming pc (without monitor, keyboard, mouse).

can anyone configure this for only 400 bucks? thanks
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Old 12-19-2005, 03:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sure... Buy an XBOX 360.

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Why is this in the high performance pc systems forum.... Yes, get an xbox360 if possible.
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Get a high performance dell.
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Old 12-19-2005, 05:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Get a high performance dell.
hahahahahaha

u arn't gonna get a HIGH PERFORMANCE system for that price
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you can't build a "best" gaming pc for $400. save up $200-$300, then you'll be able to play half of the decent games out now.
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I agree, if that is your pricerange, XBOX360 is the way to go. PCs are for those who are willing to spend a little more.
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^ agreed, my system is a 1000$ one and it barely plays games on full settings BUT HEY...IT DOES it lol and im happy
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lol 1k na but u will need like 600-700 for a decent system
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Old 12-19-2005, 05:46 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I'll give it a shot.

AMD64 3000 939- $140
GigaByte GA-K8U-939- $65
WD SATA 80GB hard drive- $60
DVD Burner- $40
Patriot 1GB ram (512x2)- $75
Rosewill Case and 400W PSU- $50
Linux OS
9600XT AGP- $90

Total- $520
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