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Old 01-10-2009, 06:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im looking to buy a computer for the latest games, maximum around 900 dollars. I am completely new and want some suggestions.
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Does this money include a os, monitor, keyboard, speakers and mouse?
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no i already have that stuff.

I was looking through ibuypower.com and i was looking to customize mine there. i want to get an amd PC but if you guys disagree let me know, when you scroll over AMD you get a selection of computers, which one should i start with.
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How much are you willing to spend?
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How much are you willing to spend?
around 900 dollars.
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Intel all the way straight out beats amd for price performance in gaming unless your budget is less then $150 for mobo and cpu which its not. get this

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Newegg.com - G.SKILL PI Black 4GB &#40;2 x 2GB&#41; 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 &#40;PC2 6400&#41; Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory

little bit cheaper RAM

you'd probably get away with a 600-650watt cooler unless you want to SLI/xfire in the future
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I would change the motherboard to a Biostar TP45HP, it's cheaper and a better overclocker.

Newegg.com - BIOSTAR TForce TP45HP LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards
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lol, maybe a Gygbyte UD3P for a mobo. Crossfire, good overclocker, blue..
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