Can you build a Q9550 base pc cheaper... Tags: Build DDR2 Systems Product Last response: August 12, 2008 11:02 PM in Systems Share cwhiteh2 August 10, 2008 12:02:43 AM Ok, here's the challenge... build a better, faster, cheaper PC.... start with the 9550 at $340 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115041 budget mainboard at $109 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157133 Video card at $180 http://www.circuitcity.com/ccd/Search.do?c=1&searchType=user&keyword=4850&searchSection=All&go.x=0&go.y=0 Seagate 1TB at $150 http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDetail.jsp?ProductCode=10005936 2GB ddr2 at $20 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227139 This puts you at $800. I use my pc for the basics, I play Star Wars Galaxies (with 3 instances) and I par/unrar 8GB HDWMV files so I there may be some overkill.... currently I run vista ult on a Pentium D 805 with 2GB ddr2 and a radeon x850xt so this would be a huge upgrade... thanks for the input. More about : build q9550 base cheaper cwhiteh2 August 11, 2008 9:46:43 AM /bump ghostmann August 12, 2008 11:02:19 PM I would keep everything you except change the processor to the Q6600 which for $190 and get a after market cooler for about around $30 overclock to 3.0-3.2 are set. Its still quad core this will save you over $100. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSuggest me cheaper alternates for this gaming pc build Forum Solved1st Pc Build- Are these parts comppatible? Can it be better /cheaper? Forum SolvedCheaper gaming pc build options Forum SolvedCheaper gaming pc build Forum SolvedBuilding a "cheaper" pc that isn't junk. Forum How to build a gaming PC that's around $500 or cheaper??? Forum SolvedAble To Get PC Gaming Build Any Cheaper? Forum I'm trying to build a gaming PC . Please suggest any changes or improvement or any cheaper option Forum Would it be cheaper to buy a ready made pc or build one? Would this PC work? Forum SolvedIs it cheaper to purchase or build pc? Forum Can I use this desktop as a base for a gaming pc build Forum Building Gaming PC $1000 CAD budget after taxes ($884.00 base price w/o ship/handling) Forum ok so I know nothing about building pc's etc. i would like to know if buy parts from say the Asian market would be cheaper? Forum hello, i need your help....i am building my red and black pc. I want you to show me where can I find those specs cheaper than Forum Solvedwhat's cheaper; buying a pc as a whole or buying parts for a pc and putting them together Forum SolvedMake this build cheaper Forum SolvedPc won't even post after base clock accadent. HELP! Forum Solved$1400 AMD Based Gaming PC Build Suggestion Forum Building PC, Can You Get It Cheaper? Forum Llano gaming PC? cheaper than i3 build? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !