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July 8, 2010 2:26:24 AM

I'm trying to build the best gaming PC I can with $1000.
Thanks for your help!
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APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: ASAP
BUDGET RANGE: ~$1000
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, mouse, speakers, monitor, OS
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com,
OVERCLOCKING: Maybe
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe
MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1200
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: This is my first build. Not really sure about the mobo. Any suggestions are welcome. Thanks!
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ORIGINAL BUILD: ~$1063

CPU - AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W
$180
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MOBO - ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890GX HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
$140
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU - XFX HD-585X-ZAFC Radeon HD 5850
$295
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
$100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU - CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified
$110
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD - SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5
$75
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

DVD - ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner
$23
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CASE - COOLER MASTER HAF 932 RC-932-KKN1-GP Black Steel ATX Full Tower
$140
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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July 8, 2010 3:41:26 AM

Thanks Davcon,

Any other improvements to this build before I buy? I'm trying to get biggest bang for the buck. Thanks again!

UPDATED BUILD: ~$973

CPU - AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W
$160
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MOBO - ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890GX HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
$140
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU - XFX HD-585X-ZAFC Radeon HD 5850
$295
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
$100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU - CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC
$90
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD - SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5
$75
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

DVD - ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner
$23
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CASE - COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
$90
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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July 8, 2010 5:20:56 AM
July 8, 2010 2:56:29 PM

Here's another 5870 build

HD
F3 500gb $55
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Mobo
GA 790 UD4 $140 w/ $15 MIR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case/OPtical
Antec 300 Illusion and Lite on $74
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

CPU/GPU
Phenom ii x4 955 and 5870 $520
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

RAM/PSU
Ripjaw 1600 cas 7 and Corsair 850TX $210 w/ $10 MIR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Total: $999 before $25 MIR
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