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$700-800 Gaming Rig

This is only my 2nd build so when in doubt, turn to the experts.


APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: 1 – 4 Weeks

BUDGET RANGE: 700-800 After Rebates

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming: Mostly WoW and possibly any more MMO’s that may catch my eye. Plus the occasional CoH. Surfing

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor, OS, Speakers, Case (Full Tower Xclio)

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Preferably Newegg

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: US

PARTS PREFERENCES: I’m not a “fanboy”, I would just like good reliable components.

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1680x1050

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I’m still doing my own homework on this as well, hopefully after I get my list together I can bounce it off of your suggestions. Thanks ahead of time.
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  1. Intel or amd?
  2. Best answer
    optical
    $20
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118030

    MOBO
    GA 790 UD4 $140 w/ $15 MIR
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128416

    RAM
    G Skill Eco 1600 cas 7 $105
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231321

    GPU/CPU
    5770 and Phenom ii x4 955
    $305 w/ $20 MIR

    PSU/HD
    Corsair 650TX and 1tb spinpoint F3 $145 w/ $20 MIR
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.431396

    Total: $721 before $55 Rebates
  3. My current CPU is an Intel 2.8 Single Core, it was a hand me down and has worked flawless for the past 5 yrs....im just needing more power so im open to Intel or AMD for that matter. Thanks
  4. jrhii said:



    Eco's are same performance and timings rated at a lower voltage. Basically, just ripjaws that are better binned. A better buy since prices are same.
  5. Best answer selected by Mobedda.
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