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Gaming rig between 1000 and 1100

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February 5, 2010 4:58:32 PM

Hello all,

I'm looking to build myself a gaming rig for as close to $1000 as possible, although I will go up to $1100 if there is a reason to. I already own an nvidia GTX 260 (216 core, manufacturer EVGA) and a Corsair TX650W PSU. Other than that, I'd like to go with an i7 860 CPU, and the rest is going to be whatever you reccomend. Any help is appreciated and would help me a great deal.

Thank you kindly in advance,
Joe


APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Whenever it gets assembled

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, movies, school work

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Power supply and video card

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS:NewEgg

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Albany, NY, USA

PARTS PREFERENCES: Intel CPU, 22" monitor

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920:1080

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I'd like a bigger case, possibly the Coolermaster HAF 922

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a b 4 Gaming
February 5, 2010 6:18:13 PM

Why the i7 860 for gaming ? I would drop that to a i5 750 and save 80 bucks and get a good KB/Mouse



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-$5.00 Instant
$54.99
$49.99
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ASUS VH236H Black 23" 2ms(GTG) HDMI Widescreen Full HD 1080P LCD Monitor - Retail
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-$30.00 Instant
$20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card
$219.99
$189.99
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$159.99
$144.99
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$289.99
$279.99
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Subtotal: $1,044.90

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February 5, 2010 7:05:02 PM

Thank you very much for the help, this is right where I wanted it to be. Helped out a great deal
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February 5, 2010 7:05:21 PM

Best answer selected by JoeTheGreek.
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a b 4 Gaming
February 5, 2010 7:09:45 PM

GL with the build enjoy
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