under 1k gaming rig help me plz Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: June 4, 2008 11:54 PM in Systems Share morgarrett June 3, 2008 9:47:54 PM hello i looking to build a system for bf2, aoc, and company of heros. other games 2 any help would be great ASUS 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe Black SATA Model DRW-2014L1T $35.99 COOLER MASTER Centurion 590 RC-590-KKN1-GP Black SECC / ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $64.99 Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250410AS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive $59.99 XFX PVT88PYDF4 GeForce 8800 GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card 179.99 CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX 550W ATX12V V2.2 Power Suppply $99.99 ARCTIC COOLING MX-2 Thermal Compound CORSAIR 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X4096-6400C5 $85.00 GIGABYTE GA-EP35-DS3L LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard $89.99 Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 Wolfdale 2.53GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80571E7200 $131.99 Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 64-bit English 1pk DSP OEI DVD $179.99 ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro 92mm CPU Cooler $26.99 total cost $961 More about : gaming rig plz gators1223 June 3, 2008 9:52:05 PM if you can afford a 8800gts that would be nice, or wait to see what the new cards will look like, otherwise it looks nice, you dont need the thermal compound i assume you have monitor speakers os ... nhanandmel June 3, 2008 9:58:51 PM your 8800GT is already solid I wouldn't stress on getting the GTS. One thing I did notice you didn't have was a sound card. You would definately want one if you are gaming. Related resources New rig - 1k - Advice Plz - Forum Best Gaming PC for Diablo 3 under $ 1k - Forum New Gaming and working rig PLZ check over - Forum 1k budget gaming Rig Intel based, Huge gift for me so plz input - Forum New gaming computer under $ 1k (need advice!) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer efx92 June 3, 2008 9:58:51 PM There's an 8800GTS on Newegg right now for $159.99 after rebate. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I've never heard of the brand but it got good reviews so I ordered it for my new build yesterday, just thought I'd recommend that to you. efx92 June 3, 2008 9:59:54 PM nhanandmel said:your 8800GT is already solid I wouldn't stress on getting the GTS. One thing I did notice you didn't have was a sound card. You would definately want one if you are gaming. Most people say onboard sound is plenty good for gaming unless you are using really good speakers and since he's on a 1k budget I don't think a sound card would be necessary. gators1223 June 3, 2008 10:03:48 PM i got a motherboard for ecs seems they are a budget brand, got it free with e6750 from fry's roadrunner197069 June 3, 2008 10:12:35 PM http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item... Cheaper and warranty. morgarrett June 3, 2008 10:21:33 PM dam u guys on this forum respond fast and are helpfull i do have a pair of bose around ear headphones that i will probally use for sound also i was gonna pick up a 24 inch specter or w.e at costco its cheaper that newegg i wanted to get the xfx because of company of heros game Shadow703793 June 3, 2008 11:51:41 PM If OCing: GUIDE: Overclocking On P35-DS3L Every tining looks good! If possible grab a 7200.11 HDD, which is almost as fast as the Raptor. Also swap the Freezer Pro to: XIGMATEK -S1283 Review: http://www.frostytech.com/top5heatsinks.cfm#INTELHEATSI... it's only about $10 more than the Freezer Pro. morgarrett June 4, 2008 2:53:39 AM what would be the best monitor that is hd ? i was thinking of this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...\ SCEPTRE X24WG-1080P Black 24" 2ms Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 4000:1 Built in Speakers - Retail chuckm June 4, 2008 2:59:58 AM The Shadow Knows; swap that cooler! gators1223 June 4, 2008 11:54:45 PM go for the kds one not the specter they are less likely to have stuck pixels etc. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp me cut some corners on a 1k build ForumGaming rig for under 700 dollers ForumNeed advice for my < 1k gaming rig Forummy first computer gaming rig under 1000 plz help ForumNew Gaming Rig - ~ 1k - would like to purchase today/tomorrow ForumNeed recommendation for CPU [ gaming rig under $ 1k ] ForumGaming Rig . Gaming and video under $ 1k . HELP ! ForumWhat is the best gaming Laptop under 1k right now? ForumGaming rig under 45k..needs sugessions.. ForumHelp with under $ 1k gaming build ForumSub - 1K Gaming Rig ForumIs this a good budget gaming build?? ForumBuilding a new School/Gaming PC ForumPlease help! (SATA/install problems) ForumBlack boot and no monitor output. Need help! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !