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July 23, 2010 11:52:45 PM

im looking to build a new computer i already have a case, hard drive, and cd drive

im looking to get a motherboard,cpu,ram,graphics card and spend around $600-$700 i know intel cpus are faster but are amd alot better for gaming... the only real requirment i have is 4gb of ram but ya im ready to order i just cant decide what way i should go

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July 24, 2010 12:02:54 AM

jackjoson1205 said:
im looking to build a new computer i already have a case, hard drive, and cd drive

im looking to get a motherboard,cpu,ram,graphics card and spend around $600-$700 i know intel cpus are faster but are amd alot better for gaming... the only real requirment i have is 4gb of ram but ya im ready to order i just cant decide what way i should go



this is what iv come up with so far

GIGABYTE GA-P55A-UD3 LGA 1156 Intel P55 intel motherboard -$140


G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 -$100

EVGA GeForce GTS 250 1GB 256-bit DDR3 graphics card -$155

Intel Core i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz LGA 1156 -$195 TOTAL-$590
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July 24, 2010 1:56:08 AM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: (e.g.: within the next 14days BUDGET RANGE: (e.g.: 600-800) after rebates

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: (e.g.:, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies)

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: (e.g.:keyboard, mouse, speakers, case, hdd, cd drive)

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: (e.g.: newegg.com,g) COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: (e.g.: usa )

PARTS PREFERENCES: cpu doesnt matter what ever is better for gaming/multi tasking and atleast 4gb of ram i like asus but if there is a better mobo out there i dont mind trying out a new company

OVERCLOCKING: maby SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: not sure

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: i dont need the best pc out there but i deff want it to stand out i play lots of mmorpgs and have many websites and music going at the same time sometimes i even multibox(2-3 accounts on 1 computer)
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July 24, 2010 2:09:05 AM

tyvm deff glad u told me that what would u reccomend as far as mobo and chipset i figure ill spend 130-230 on a mobo and 150-250 on a cpu what would be my best bet for that price range
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July 24, 2010 2:12:37 AM

Actually $600-700 u dun have to deal with a GPU like GTS 250 @@ For the entire tower @ $660AR for example:

Removing hardware u have on hand you could easily land a HD 5850
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July 24, 2010 3:32:34 AM

i dont need a case hard drive or cd drive im trying 2 use the $800 2 get the best out of the motherboard,cpu, memory, and graphics card

i guess all i really need 2 know is what motherboard and cpu would u guys suggest for someone who doesnt do much ocing and only using 1 graphics card im willing 2 spend up to $250 on the mobo and $250 on the cpu if needed that is
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