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[Help] Nov 9, 2010 $750-800 Gaming pc! Help me Build it!

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November 10, 2010 2:36:15 AM

:bounce:  Hello,
Well First id like to say MERRY x-mas to everyone, I hope u guys have a great Holiday! Well As im no Expert But still an Enthusiast, For my X-mas this year My wife is allowing me to Buy my First Gaming Desktop Pc! After my gaming laptop broke Last Year. We just had Our First Baby so Budget is tight, But i have a Max of 800 to spend on The BEST gaming pc I can get. Now Im an AVID user i play Mostly MMORPG'S and FPS. Crysis, H.A.W.K 2, Aion, Guild war's 2, starcraft 2, WOW:cataclysm, and Blade and soul are Examples of the games i wish to play at The highest setting's possible for 800 USD. I dont really have the Tech Backround to decide what I need, or what i COULD get if i only knew about the deal's, the bargains or just the plain Fact's!

Goal: Build 100% THE BEST pc i can for 800 that will Play the example games at the highest setting's i can and utterly defeat the competition. Im a Guild leader so the quality of my pc Must be on-point!

Iv been searching newegg, and found some good deal's that i think could be nice, but without advice i dont wana spend the money and regret it later! Can anyone help me? Post The Best Build for My Buck here! and make my X-mas Wonderfull! I would be very thankfull!

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This is what I was looking at on newegg.com package deal's, is this Bullshit or the best i can Get?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?I...

Is The Gigabyte GTX 460 (Fermi)
A Quality card? Can i get better n stay within my Budget?

Please Post Entire Build's!
November 10, 2010 3:52:24 AM

need a monitor? any preference between amd/nvidia and amd/ati? im almost done settin up a budget computer with newegg for amd/ati and without a monitor
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November 10, 2010 4:06:22 AM

my bad, here is what it looks like.
antec 300 case 60$ (obviously you could pick whichever case you want)
msi 890gxm 130$
amd athlon 2 x4 640 #ghz 100$
kingston valueram 2x2gb ddr3 1333 70$
corsair 650 watt psu 90$
wd 640gb sata2 70$
asus 24x dvd burner 20$
6870 240$
total at newegg came to 779.88$
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November 10, 2010 4:23:56 AM

This is what I put together, what do u think? can u explain your choices vs mine i noticed u got a way better card than i did?
LITE-ON CD/DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM
Item #: N82E16827106289

Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm ...
Item #: N82E16811147153

Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #: N82E16822136319

ASUS M4N98TD EVO AM3 NVIDIA nForce 980a SLI ATX AMD Motherboard
Item #: N82E16813131636

MSI N460GTX Hawk GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
Item #: N82E16814127518



1 Nvidia Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X 2 Game Coupon - Gift PC Game Free game
Item #: N82E16800999249

SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
Item #: N82E16817151094

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL
Item #: N82E16820231277

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGMBOX
Item #: N82E16819103808

Subtotal: $777.92
Shipping: $20.94

Grand Total: $798.86
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November 10, 2010 4:43:24 AM

that motherboard doesn't support sli, might want to look into amd cards or find a sli supporting motherboard.

gtx 460s scale really well, I feel it'd be kind of short sighted to not keep the option open.
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November 10, 2010 4:50:20 AM

Hmm? if your speaking of My Bourd choice, im affraid your wrong it ddoues support sli, In-fact Its SLI ready.
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November 10, 2010 4:58:12 AM

Cerrevox said:
Hmm? if your speaking of My Bourd choice, im affraid your wrong it ddoues support sli, In-fact Its SLI ready.


My bad, I was referring to the board from the bundle, your board is the one I'd link you for sli.
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November 10, 2010 5:09:20 AM

looks fine to me, gtx 460 is a pretty solid card for your budget
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November 10, 2010 5:14:40 AM

The MSI Geforce GTX 460 1GB sometimes gets close or slightly outperforms the Radeon HD 6850, AND FOR SURE the hd 5830, Id say more than solid ;) 
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November 10, 2010 5:16:30 AM

I dont Plan on SLI, 1 card is enough untill i can Upgrade the system witch i dont require for a Long time.
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