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July 9, 2010 9:03:58 AM

Hi Friends,I am soon going to have a new desktop. It;s my first build. I have thoroughly researched Indian market for a while now and have decided upon following components.
I would be using it for gaming {COD:MW2, FIFA, NFS Carbon, Shift, and applications like AUTO CAD, Pro E etc. }. I will not use it aggressively :non:  :D 

So here I go with confiig:

Intel® Core™ i5-750 Processor clocked at 2.66GHz (overclockable up to 3.2GHz) with 8MB Intel Smart Cache
2GB corsair DDR3 MEMORY 1333 mhz
Gigabyte GA-P55M-UD2 board
XFX HD5750 1GB GDDR-5
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 @ 500GB SATA Internal Hard Drive
Coolermaster Elite 310 With Side Window (blue)
Sony DRU-870S-ZR dvd writer
Coolermaster eXtreme Power Plus 500W or 460 watt [yet to decide?]

This was the best I could get acc to my budget. [Rs 37000] .If u want to comment on less memory , then for ur info I ll shortly buy 2 gb more memory as soon as the price of DDR3 memory comes down, It's costly at the moment.
Thanks for reading Do comment , how is this rig ?

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July 9, 2010 1:47:20 PM

Honestly, it's not that great. You're going overboard on the CPU and sacrificing the GPU for it, which means poor gaming performance.

Here's what I recommend.

CPU: X3 440
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-790XTA-UD4 (Crossfire) or Gigabyte GA-770TA-UD3 (non-Crossfire)
RAM: Same or whatever's cheapest (excluding OCZ's sticks)
GPU: At least the HD 5770, possibly the 5850
HDD: Same
Case: Same (or the Antec 200, Antec 300, Antec 300 Illusion, Coolermaster Centurion 5, Coolermaster 690)
Optical: Same (assuming it's the cheapest you can find)
PSU: 650W-750W (Crossfire) or 400W-500W (non-Crossfire) from Antec, Corsair, SeaSonic, Silverstone or OCZ

The decrease in CPU should save a lot of money (in the US, it's about $200), which will allow you to upgrade the GPU to at least the 5770, possibly the 5850. Either of these GPUs would greatly increase the gaming performance, and the lower powered CPU won't make a difference.
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July 11, 2010 1:14:37 PM

I would actually recommend going with a Phenom 955, since it sounds like there's also an emphasis on things other than gaming. Then get a 5770 for the graphics with the money saved. (sorry I don't know good AMD mobos..)
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