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Gaming Computer For 500-700 Dollars

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August 1, 2010 4:31:18 AM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: ASAP

BUDGET RANGE: 500-700 After Rebates

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming - And then the rest of normal use for computers.

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers. Might need an OS unless I can use my XP disc on two computers (dell XP disc). Might also take a good deal on a monitor suggestion (please leave out of total)

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: No preferred website though newegg.com seems to be the best.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA

PARTS PREFERENCES: None

OVERCLOCKING: Would prefer not to have to overclock.

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No clue what this is.

MONITOR RESOLUTION: Don't know.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Want this computer to run SC2 (on low to medium graphic settings) and be useful in burning movies, encoding, and work for future games.

The standard build that batuchka posted in here looks good, but was wondering what I could cut/increase to fit my budget.
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/291371-31-starcraft

Basically want the CPU RAM Mobo and Graphics card to be sick.
HDD can be basic just 250GB is fine.
CD/DVD can be basic too.
August 1, 2010 2:51:39 PM

here is a build for $766.41 before $60 rebates includes win7 and a 5770 gpu and a quadcore processor and you can cf in the future

case+os: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

mobo+ram: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

cpu+gpu: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

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

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

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

or if u don't care about usb3 and sata 3 change the mobo+ram combo to this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

it will make the total $741.41 before $65 rebates

batuchka's build is excellent but the combo's are over.
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