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$1200 gaming build, please help!

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a b 4 Gaming
November 8, 2009 11:27:44 PM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This month.
BUDGET RANGE: $1200

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming!

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com

PARTS PREFERENCES: Video card preferably Geforce since radeon seems to be out of stock everywhere.

OVERCLOCKING: Yes. SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1680x1050, 23 in widescreen (probably upgrading on Black Friday)

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I want a lot of room to upgrade later.

More about : 1200 gaming build

a b 4 Gaming
a b C Monitor
November 8, 2009 11:54:11 PM

I would probably do this

i7 920
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Asus P6TD Deluxe
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

OCZ Platinum and 4890
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...


850TX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CM Storm Sniper
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Caviar Black 640GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Optical drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

That would give you the strong PSU and big case, and the board to handle CF or SLI well.

Obvously finding a 5850 would be ideal.....

5770 is in stock though, and two would be pretty strong. I would hold out for the 5850 myself.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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