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$1500 Budget Gaming Computer

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February 6, 2010 12:53:39 AM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Next Month.

BUDGET RANGE: $1500, Give or take $100.

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Mostly Gaming, some editing.

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Need Everything

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.com

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: US

PARTS PREFERENCES: intel i7 920 CPU, HAF 932 or Antec 1200 Case.

OVERCLOCKING: No

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: First time building a computer. I've been stuck using an old, single core processor for quite some time now and now that I have the money, I'm looking for a biggg step up. Any and all information would be incredibly helpful.

Thanks in advance.
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a c 224 4 Gaming
February 6, 2010 1:07:06 AM
a b 4 Gaming
February 6, 2010 1:23:04 AM

This is what i came up with the budget didn't allow a 932 so i went with a 922 < Still a grate case with a lot of room

Anyways you can work off this build



Sony Optiarc 24X DVD/CD Rewritable Drive Black SATA Model AD-7240S-0B - OEM
Item #: N82E16827118030
Return Policy: Limited Replacement Only Return Policy
Protect Your Investment (expand for options)
Service Net Replacement Extended Warranty Plan
The product will be replaced and shipped directly to you at no charge(more info)
• 1 year: $6.99
• 2 year: $11.99
$24.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Item #: N82E16811119197
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
-$10.00 Instant
$109.98
$99.98
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #: N82E16822152181
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
-$5.00 Instant
$54.99
$49.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS VH236H Black 23" 2ms(GTG) HDMI Widescreen Full HD 1080P LCD Monitor - Retail
Item #: N82E16824236059
Return Policy: Monitor Replacement Only Return Policy
-$30.00 Instant
$20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card
$219.99
$189.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power ... - Retail
Item #: N82E16817139006
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
-$20.00 Instant
$20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card
$139.99
$119.99
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 w/ATI Eyefinity - Retail
Item #: N82E16814102857
Return Policy: VGA Replacement Only Return Policy
Protect Your Investment (expand for options)
Service Net Replacement Extended Warranty Plan
The product will be replaced and shipped directly to you at no charge(more info)
o 1 year: $29.99
o 2 year: $49.99
• Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM
Item #: N82E16832116754
Return Policy: Software Return Policy
-$10.00 Instant
-$20.00 Combo
$414.98
$384.98
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...


• Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80601920 - Retail
Item #: N82E16819115202
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
• OCZ Gold 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model OCZ3G1600LV6GK - Retail
Item #: N82E16820227365
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy
-$15.00 Combo
$20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card
$448.98
$433.98
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
Subtotal: $1,588.89
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