Gaming PC for 1500$ USD -New builder

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  1. I found some pre-built systems for you:

    iBUYPOWER Gamer Extreme 564Q6 Phenom II X6 1090T(3.2GHz) 4GB DDR3 750GB NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883227259

    1,000.00 Above^

    CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra 2049LQ Phenom II X6 1055T(2.8GHz) 8GB DDR3 30GB SSD+1TB HDD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470 Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883229186

    1,500 Above^

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    CyberpowerPC Gamer Xtreme 1059 Intel Core i7 860(2.80GHz) 4GB DDR3 1TB ATI Radeon HD 5750 Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883229168

    1,000.00 Above^

    CyberpowerPC Gamer Xtreme 1074LQ Intel Core i7 875K(2.93GHz) 8GB DDR3 1TB HDD+30GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465 Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883229198

    1,550.00 Above^

    Well I hope these might help you out.

    I will also post some custom builds if you would like?
  2. If it's not to much to ask i'd like to see some custom setups you got for gaming. I'd prefer Intel and Nvidia if possible.
  3. Here's what you can get:
    CPU:
    Intel Core i7-930 Bloomfield 2.8GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor ----- 290$
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115225

    Motherboard:
    ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard ------- 250$
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131365

    Memory:
    CORSAIR DOMINATOR 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TR3X6G1600C8D ------- 210$ with rebate.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145224

    Case:
    Antec Twelve Hundred Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case ------ 135$ with rebate.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129043

    PSU:
    CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX 850W ATX12V 2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply ----- 120$ with rebate
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139009

    HDD:
    SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive ----- 80$
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

    GPU:
    EVGA 015-P3-1480-AR GeForce GTX 480 (Fermi) 1536MB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card ----- 503$
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130552

    Total : 1588$
  4. Sony Optiarc Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA CD/DVD Burner - OEM 19.99 w Free Shipping.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118039
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    1. Antec P183 Black Aluminum / Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

    2. Antec CP-1000 1000W Continuous ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

    Combo Price: $259.98
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.410767
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    1. Intel Core i7-860 Lynnfield 2.8GHz LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80605I7860

    2. Foxconn Inferno Katana GTI LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard

    Combo Price: $402.98
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.404717
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    HITACHI Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $74.99 w Free Shipping

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822145304
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    G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (4 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7Q-8GBRM $249.99

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231329
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    Palit NE5TX465F1002 GeForce GTX 465 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card $279.99 w Free Shipping and Just Cause 2

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814261072
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    Grand Total: 1288.00

    Well I hope this build looks alright.

    Thanx for having me do that. :)
  5. Hey thanks for the input guys, I'm leaning for towards Tamz atm. The only thing I'm iffy about is the MoBo. The reason i chose the board above is because it is semi future proof. It has Sata6gb and Usb3. Plus i heard better reviews on that board than the P6t v2
  6. No thank you for your questions.
  7. If you want the EVGA then go for it.I was just suggesting.It is a good motherboard.
  8. No time to post a full build right now, but for $1500, you should consider going with an i5-750 build or an AM3 build, as there's really no need to go with an i7 just for gaming. You should be able to save about $200-300 with an i5/AM3 build on mobo/CPU/RAM, which you can then put into a better graphics card.

    CPU - i5-750 - $200
    Mobo - ASUS P7-P55D-E Pro - $180 - USB 3.0, SATA 6 Gb/s
    RAM - Mushkin Enhanced Redline CAS 6 1600 MHz - $135 if you want to get ultra-low latency
    or
    G.Skill Ripjaws CAS 7 1600 MHz - $110

    Approximately $250ish saved off of Tamz's build...either pocket that, or get an SSD, or consider 470 SLI?
  9. Antec 750W PSU + Antec 900 Case $190 - $25 mail in rebate
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.410715

    Processor + 6GB RAM $440 - $30 mail in rebate
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.419174

    5870 + X58 motherboard $580
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.416170

    1TB Spinpoint F3 HDD $80
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

    Corsair H50 $60
    http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2086386

    Total: $1350 - $55 in mail-in rebates.

    Motherboard is one of the best, recommended buy for 2010 here at Tom's Hardware http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/x58-usb-3.0-sata-6-gbps,2614-15.html

    I had a similar system with a 5850,4gb ram, 650w psu for a similar price. Combo deals at newegg pretty good right now.
  10. If you want it only for gaming(top priority) get a i5 750+P55 mobo and save 200-250$.With that amount saved get a SSD.The intel x-25mg2 80gb ssd is really good.A single GTX 480 is more than enough for most games.A SLI setup is not viable, especially with the fermi cards, unless you are sure that you can pay your electricity bills.:-)
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