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~$1000 gaming PC build, attempt #2

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December 27, 2009 9:11:00 AM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: (ASAP)
BUDGET RANGE: ($900-$1100)

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: (Gaming)

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: (Ones not listed.)

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: ( Newegg.com )

PARTS PREFERENCES: by brand or type (None)

OVERCLOCKING: Yes

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: (1920x1280 and up)

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LG DVD Burner Black SATA Model GH22NS50 - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F1 HD753LJ 750GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GIGABYTE GA-MA790GPT-UD3H AM3 AMD 790GX HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMX4GX3M2A1600C8
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor Model HDZ955FBGMBOX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SAPPHIRE 100282SR Radeon HD 5850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX30GXXX 2.5" 30GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

COOLER MASTER Intel Core i7 compatible V8 RR-UV8-XBU1-GP 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
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Sub-total: $990
+tax, ship
TOTAL: $1099

Any comment/advice is appreciated.

More about : 1000 gaming build attempt

December 27, 2009 9:32:12 AM

Very little to say about that. The F1 is fairly slow (the 500GB per platter F3 is a lot, and I mean a lot, faster but only comes in 500GB and 1TB). But you have an SSD so the HDD is just for data dump anyway.

Other than that, there's nothing I can say. Good build for sure.
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