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XMAS~GAMING~BUILD~$400~COD6~V2

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December 18, 2009 10:16:54 AM

KK, ppl this is another rig, im going to get 2, 2 different ones as i want to see which is better, and i will likely turn 1 of them into a server (going to be hosting cod6 server AUSSIES FTW!!!!). Anyway

Other thread... http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/forum2.php?config=tom...


Its a $400 build. Need everything but mouse keyboard / monitor / hdd / dvd drive, friend gave me his old bits.

So yea...

heres that template :

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: KK, will be no rebates. Buying from a certain shop, msy or diypcshop. there basically next to each other. $400 and Sunday 20th december in Aus, so Saturday for the americans., this coming Sunday / Saturday

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, youtube and movies, surfing web ... the usual

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: (e.g.: keyboard, mouse, monitor, OS)

PREFERRED SHOP: http:www.msy.com.au/ http://www.diycomputers.com.au/
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Down Under!

PARTS PREFERENCES: Umm, im on a Flatron L1917S LG, beleive it 19inch, so thats resolution and well i have no preference.

OVERCLOCKING/SLI/CROSS: Maybe, overclocking no but sli cross maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: read parts pref

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: This is what ive come up with so far, ive been using this for parts price, http://www.msy.com.au/Parts/PARTS.pdf

and well yea, i dont need keyboard + mouse but had an extra $35 and i do like logitech wouldnt mind a pair of logi's so i got a total of $400 by picking them, remember you dont need to put them in the build you come up with just to make it $400 made it alot easier.

I will be using 7/vista/xp what ever i feel like. have all


PARTS:

these are from msy parts.pdf

CPU Phenom ii 710 $125

MB 785GT-UD3H GIGABYTE $ 108

RAM 2gb g.skill $57

PSU + Case Coolermaster RC335 Case W/ PSU $75 ( not sure what psu, im going to call up tommorow and find out )

DVDR GOT

HDD GOT

$35 dollars to spare -

Keyboard + Mouse Logitech EX100 $35 No more money : )

hope you guys can find something of better performance/ quality for a cheaper price, thanks guys. Your all life savers!!!, i would like critisizing comments, (just not full on flaming!) on the parts ive chosen as so i can learn from it so i can choose better in the future!


THANKS FOR ALL COMMENTS, GL ON FINDING PARTS SO U CAN HELP ME xD


December 18, 2009 11:37:08 PM

can any1 comment like 25 ppl have viewed but no comments??? i just want to know if its good for the price, or i could upgrade for something else?? atleast tell me if there compatible
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December 18, 2009 11:40:53 PM

lol chill, go for ANTEC 300 YOU WILL LOVE IT.......go for 4 gb of ram, and did you forget bout video card?
If you gonna game cod6 get AT LEAST 9600gt or 3870 or 4850
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December 18, 2009 11:47:45 PM

hey mate, sorry buying tomoz, on my budget ill be vid card for bitrthday (26th december) i wanted 4gb ram, but dont know how??? on $400 and if i could get any case i would so get the Thermaltake Element G, but mate i gotta buy from http://www.msy.com.au and http://www.diypcshop.com.au

what should i get rid of to get 4gb ram
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December 19, 2009 5:12:43 PM

why there? NEWEGG is best!
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December 20, 2009 12:51:42 AM

if you have read im australian and geuss what NEWEGG IS *** over here cause hey we cant order from newegg!!! thats why
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December 20, 2009 12:54:51 AM

you dont need such a pricey cpu, 2gigs ram is fine!
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December 21, 2009 9:03:44 AM

oh i still have this??

Buying parts tomorrow

Here's the list~!!!

RAM 2GB G.Skill ddr3 $59

CPU 720 Phenom 2 x3core $125

PSU Cooler Extreme 500w $65

MBOARD 85GT-UD3H GIGABYTE ATX $ 108

HDD SeaGate 500gb $59

BURNER Samsung SATA $38

$454

With

gcard 1gb 5750 $161

SPEAKERS Logitech R-20 2.1 Speakers $16 MSY / Logitech LS21 2.1 $24 n

Keyboard + Mouse Logitech EX100 $35

Total--$674

Already bought an Awyun $59 case
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