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New Gaming System Build $2200

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September 29, 2007 1:26:30 AM

Hello, All i am building a new system. because i have the money right now. been savign for a while. here is my build i belive it will play cnc3/wow/cod2/fear/ and other's this is my new baby lol so please let me know what you think.

all from newegg

Case: Thermaltake Armor Series VA8003BWS Black Full Tower Case w/ 25CM Fan - Retail $188.98
Psu: Thermaltake W0106RU Complies with ATX 12V 2.2 & EPS 12V version 700W Power Supply $169.00
MB: ASUS P5K-V LGA 775 Intel G33 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail $146.32
Cpu: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail $277.99
Mem: CORSAIR XMS2 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail $279.00
Video:p OWERCOLOR X1950PRO512MBAC Radeon X1950PRO 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail $179.99
Hdd: Western Digital Caviar RE WD1600YS 160GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive $65.29
Hdd:Western Digital Raptor WD740ADFD 74GB 10,000 RPM 16MB Cache Serial ATA150 Hard Drive $159.99
Sound card:Creative 70SB046A00000 7.1 Channels 24-bit 192KHz PCI Interface Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Professional Series - Retail $162.54
Montior:LG L206WTY-BF Black 20" 2ms DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor W/ f-Engine and Tilt Adjustment 300 cd/m2 3000:1 - Retail $254.16
Speakers:Logitech THX Z-5300e 280 Watts RMS 5.1 Speaker - Retail $149.02
Mic:Logitech Extreme 3.5mm Connector Supra-aural PC Gaming Headset $20.00
Drives:LITE-ON LightScribe Black 20X DVD±R Burner with 12X DVD-RAM write Black IDE Model LH-20A1H-186 - Retail $37.99
Keyboard:Saitek PZ30AU Black 104 Normal Keys 4 Function Keys USB Wired Standard Eclipse Keyboard - Retail $51.33
Mouse:Logitech MX518 2-Tone 8 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB + PS/2 Wired Optical 1600 dpi Gaming-Grade Mouse - Retail $39.99

Total shipped $2181.59

I have 2 differnet o/s's Win xp Pro and Microsoft Windows Vista 64-Bit Ultimate

so let me know what you think of the system the only reason i did not get a 8800 is because of the 9800 nvidia's coming out

but i think this system should least me for a few years

Thanks :D 

September 29, 2007 2:08:33 AM

You might want to look into getting an EVGA card and you could step-up to another model within 3 months. For 2200 dollars I would think you would be getting a better video card.
September 29, 2007 3:03:59 AM

paq7512 said:
You might want to look into getting an EVGA card and you could step-up to another model within 3 months. For 2200 dollars I would think you would be getting a better video card.



i agree.. i just ordered the evga 8800 gtx yesterday and plan on using evga's step up program to get one of those 9800's. also if the new cards are not in stock you will be put on waiting list so as long as you send in your form within the 90 days you can still recieve the new card even past that period.
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September 29, 2007 3:35:41 AM

Get the P35 version of that mobo, not G33. Drop the sound card, you can always add it later if onboard sound doesn't satisfy you. Drop the Raptor. Get a $20 keyboard, for now. Get an 8800 GTS 320 or better. Never mind the 9800, their drivers will be useless. Even the 8800 drivers are still full of bugs 10 months after release.
September 29, 2007 5:57:55 AM

Quote:
Sound card:Creative 70SB046A00000 7.1 Channels 24-bit 192KHz PCI Interface Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Professional Series -Retail $162.54
Speakers:Logitech THX Z-5300e 280 Watts RMS 5.1 Speaker - Retail $149.02

$162 7.1 channel sound card driving a $150 5.1 channel surround-sound system......hmm; makes sense to me.
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