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Building New Gaming PC...Need Opinions..Thanks

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January 6, 2009 5:41:00 AM

Hi Everyone,

I am currently in the process of building a new Gaming Rig.


intel i7 920 $230
Thermaltake wings rs 201 $50
500 gig HD
keyboard and mouse

Thinking of purchasing:

LG 22X DVD±R DVD Burner Black SATA Model GH22NS30

LG 22X DVD±R DVD Burner Black SATA Model GH22NS30 - OE

($22.99 each)

BFG Tech ES SERIES ES-800 800W Continuous @ 40°C ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.92 SLI NVIDIA SLI Certified GTX 260 NVIDIA HYBRID SLI 9800 GX2 CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC SLI Power Supply

-$75.00 Instant
$30.00 Mail-in Rebate


OCZ Gold 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model OCZ3G1333LV6GK

-$25.00 Instant
$60.00 Mail-in Rebate


EVGA 132-BL-E758-A1 LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard


Scythe S-FLEX SFF21F 120mm Case Fan

Currently Struggling with purchasing:

GIGABYTE GV-R487-512H-B Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail
# Your Price:$209.99
# Mail-In Rebate $40.00
# Price after rebate):$169.99


EVGA 896-P3-1262-AR GeForce GTX 260 Superclocked Edition 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

Totally struggling with the videocard choice and a little iffy on the motherboard so opinions welcomed! thanks everyone.

More about : building gaming opinions

January 6, 2009 6:11:18 AM

What resolution do you plan on gaming at?
January 6, 2009 7:21:30 AM

NVIDIA is better than ATI if you wish to built gaming PC.
ATI do best on multimedia PC.
January 6, 2009 3:28:28 PM

Resolution doesnt matter to me i believe because i just choose the one where my eyes