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June 29, 2010 2:52:21 AM

Hello,
im building a new gaming computer and i want some suggestions on what i should get. i bought an intel pentium g6950 clarkdale LGA 1156 processor from a friend and i got it 20 bucks off and it was brand new. i can spend around 700-750 dollars on the rest, what should i get?
(i have to buy windows 7 also)

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June 29, 2010 6:18:44 PM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: within 2 months
BUDGET RANGE: 700-750 the cheaper the better

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: (gaming, watching videos and movies, surfing the web) (they are all important)

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: (keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, processor)

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA

PARTS PREFERENCES: ive already got the intel pentium g6950 clarkdale LGA 1156 from a friend and its still in the box.

OVERCLOCKING: Yes

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes in the future

MONITOR RESOLUTION: im not sure. how can i tell?

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: i will get a better proccesor in a year or two.

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June 29, 2010 7:06:33 PM
June 29, 2010 9:59:16 PM




i didnt realize it at first but ive also got to get a cd drive and windows 7 so this would be to much money
June 30, 2010 5:07:37 AM

sure sure!
June 30, 2010 5:08:50 AM

^ Nice setup...
Here is one with DVD and OS
ASUS P7P55D-E Pro LGA 1156 - This is a very good option if you want to SLI/ Crossfire
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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

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

Video card - HD 5770 - When you upgrade your CPU, then add 1 more later on in Crossfire
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU - Any of these(Get the one which has good combos and is cheaper)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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

CASE - IMO a very good Mid Tower @ sub $50
SILVERSTONE PS05-B Black Steel ATX Mid Tower
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU Cooler - CM hyper 212+ -> Get this only of available for ~$30...
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002G1YPH0/ref=s9_simh...

The above setup should come within $700-$750...
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