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Having trouble on deciding a build...
Aug 31, 2008, 5:42 PM
Hey everyone. I've never learned much about computers so I'm having trouble deciding what to buy for a good gaming computer. Currently, I'm considering buying computer for $665 with these specs:
CPU: AMD Athlon™ X2 6000+ Dual-Core CPU w/ HyperTransport Technology
MOTHERBOARD: MSI K9A2 CF-F AMD 790X CrossFire Chipset DDR2/1066 Dual 16X PCIE SATA RAID MB w/GbLAN, USB2.0, &7.1Audio
MEMORY: (Req.DDR2 MainBoard)2GB (2x1GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory (Corsair or Major Brand)
VIDEO CARD: ATI Radeon HD 3870 PCI-E 16X 512MB Video Card (Major Brand Powered by ATI)
HARD DRIVE: Single Hard Drive (500GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
Optical Drive: (Special Price) LG 20X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER (BLACK COLOR)
SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
Now, my budget is about $1000, so could anyone help me match or beat the quality of this computer with that budget?
Aug 31, 2008
having trouble deciding build
Aug 31, 2008, 5:48 PM
I would get 4Gb of ram. Ram is good. You could probably upgrade to a 4850 for better performance.
The real question is......what do you plan to do with said computer?
Aug 31, 2008, 5:50 PM
I'm looking for a gaming computer. Sorry I forgot to put that haha.
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