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$1000 gaming desktop

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May 29, 2009 3:29:33 AM

Well this summer I want to build a computer. Anyways I tried figuring out parts myself, but it makes me head spin(probably not good sign, but I'll stick with this attempt anyways) I need absolutely everything: monitor, keyboard and mouse, the parts etc. which is why I didn't just look at another topic since generally they don't need everything.

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Maybe a month
BUDGET RANGE: $1000 maybe a bit over but not much
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, Internet, Movies, and general use it will be my primary system. So it needs to be well balanced

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: I need everything

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: I hear newegg is good so I guess that

PARTS PREFERENCES: Whatever is goos
OVERCLOCKING: Maybe
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: Not sure. you decide what is best

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Quiet, and is set for the future( I don't want to have to completely rebuild in a year)

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May 29, 2009 6:40:41 AM

Phenom II 940 build:

Antec 900 - $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductCombos.aspx?Item=N...


Corsair TX 750W - $110
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

AMD Phenom II X4 940 and Asus M4A79 Deluxe - $335
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Sapphire Radeon 4870 1GB - $180
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

4GB OCZ Platinum DDR2-1066 - $60 -$20 MIR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


WD Caviar 1TB - $95
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

LG Sata DVD Burner - $24
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Sunbeam Core Contact Freezer - $40 -$25 MIR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6835207004

ASUS 21.5' 1920-1080 moniter $160 -$10 MIR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$1105 -$55 MIR = $1050

Solid all-around build with room for up to quad crossfire in the future. Quad-core.

Good luck, and enjoy whatever build you choose.
May 29, 2009 6:45:31 AM

I highly recommend a 1600x900 or 1600x1200 or 1680x1050 monitor.....go look at the benchmarks...you will save atleast....AT THE LEAST...100$ on each gpu purchase/sli or crossfire upgrade.....

Otherwise Smithereen has a great set of parts picked out....
May 29, 2009 1:42:27 PM

Alright thanks I'll look into what you both said. Anybody else got a build?
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