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Gaming Budget $1000!!

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February 4, 2010 4:05:07 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: this week

Budget Range: $1000-1100 including tax/shipping

Usage: Gaming mostly and some internet surfing

Parts Not Required: monitor, mouse, keyboard, speakers, and case(antec 900 mid)

Preffered Website: Newegg

Parts Preference: anything

Overclocking: yes

SLI or Crossfire: maybe

Additional Info: I'm really not sure about which graphics card to go with but with this current build I'm just right under $1000 including shipping/handling so the graphics card would have to be around $190

Intel Core i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Processor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS P7P55D-E Pro LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBNQ
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PNY VCGGTX260CXPB GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-730SS 730W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Modular LED Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Sony Optiarc Black
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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February 4, 2010 5:12:56 AM

I would change the memory to this

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

The PSU to this

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

or this corsair

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

Change the hard drive to a samsung F3 or barracuda 7200.12

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

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

The graphics card I would wait for the 5830 for around $200 or grab a 4890 based on performance or a 5770 for comparable performance to a 260 and it has DX11. I would personally go go for the 5770

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

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

Everything else looks good
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