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$1000 and need help

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April 13, 2008 9:39:49 PM

I got 1k to spend on my new computer and want someone to help me decide.

Few Requirements:
1. Needs to have a monitor with it
2. Also needs vista 64bit.
3. And i have picked my video card. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130318
4. would rather an intel build.

Thanks all help is appreciated.

More about : 1000

April 13, 2008 10:23:16 PM

CPU: Q6600
Mobo: Asus P5K-E
Ram: 4 gigs CL4 (i like Crucial)
HDD: However large u want it. Seagate and WD are good. Also Samsung (for person below)
Optical: Samsung SH-203B
PSU: Corsair VX550 at buy.com is like $70
Case: Personal preference

Give me other details, questions and concerns

***Edit***: Agreed with below, any overclocking and what are ur actual uses
April 14, 2008 11:48:42 AM

^^^ Great list.

What are the uses of the rig? Any overclocking?
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April 14, 2008 11:55:28 AM

What will you use it for? Do you need Quad core, (video editing etc) or will Duo (gaming) suffice? I agree, stick with a decent brand of HDD, I'd add Samsung to the list.
April 14, 2008 12:14:09 PM

For the motherboard you could also go with Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L.
Very popular here.
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