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November 16, 2007 9:25:13 PM

My office pc had a virus so im replacing it with my old rig. Which leaves me room for a new rig. I'm not gonna do any crysis type gaming, just games like graw2, R6V, and COD4.
Cpu: Intel Dual-Core E2160 (I'm gonna Oc to 3.2ghz) -82.99
Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3L -94.99
Ram: G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 Model F2-6400CL5D-2GBNQ -54.99
Gpu: SAPPHIRE 100216L Radeon HD 3850 -179.00
Hd: Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS 160GB 7200 RPM -49.99
Psu: Silverstone ST50EF-Plus -99.99
Case: COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-WW -49.99
Drive: SAMSUNG 20X DVD±R DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-S203B -33.99
And Arctic Silver 5 -5.99

Total after shipping: $654.30
I'm trying to spend under $800
So any Suggestions?

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November 16, 2007 9:47:29 PM

Looks like a good build. Why don't you just format your old hard drive an reinstall the os?
November 16, 2007 9:59:05 PM

because if I reformat the old one I would need to buy a new OS besides xp will run like crap on my old one. windows 2k, p4 1.6ghz, 128mb ram, ati 8500
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November 16, 2007 11:29:10 PM

thanks for the ram recommendation. However I hate rebates cause
I never get them back. I have a no-cd coporate edition xp and an oem vista home premium. I've changes psu to Silverstone ST50EF-Plus