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[New Build] $800-$850 Gaming PC

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November 22, 2010 9:27:45 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: Today or tomorrow

Budget Range: $800-$850

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming

Parts Not Required: (e.g.: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS) Mouse and monitor, nothing too expensive with the speakers, though.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg

Country of Origin: USA

Parts Preferences, by brand or type: No real preference

Overclocking: Yes / No / Maybe: Most likely

SLI or Crossfire: Yes / No / Maybe: I don't know what this is

Monitor Resolution: (e.g.: 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1600x1200, 1680x1050, 1920x1080, 1920x1200) 1024x768

Additional Comments: This'll be the first custom PC I've ever gotten, so could you help explain to me what the parts do individually? Otherwise, thank you so much.

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a b C Monitor
November 22, 2010 10:27:38 AM
a b C Monitor
November 22, 2010 10:40:13 AM

Athlon II X3 445 CPU and 4GB DDR3 1333 RAM $130
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

ASRock 870 motherboard and Sapphire 5770 video card $225
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Rosewill case and Windows 7 $145
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Seasonic 520W power supply $60
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Samsung spinpoint F4 hard drive $43
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

DVD burner $19
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Speakers $25
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Monitor $120
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Because your monitor is too small.

As to the rest of your questions, please see my guide to parts, linked in my sig.

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November 22, 2010 11:43:38 PM

oops the optical I posted is an IDE
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a b C Monitor
November 22, 2010 11:45:41 PM

That's a very nice build but it's wasted on a 1024x768 monitor :) 
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November 22, 2010 11:50:34 PM

Oh wow 1024x768 =[.. I guess I need to polish my reading comprehension.
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November 23, 2010 6:22:54 AM

I would go on the side of setting aside a little extra for a new monitor. Games will look much better on a bigger res.
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a b C Monitor
November 23, 2010 2:24:26 PM

Here's a build with a nice monitor:

LG 22x SATA DVD Burner: $16.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Samsung F3 1 TB HDD: $54.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Acer 21.5" 1920x1080 monitor: $139.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

AS Rock 770 Extreme 3: $69.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Sea Sonic S12II 520W 80+ Bronze PSU: $59.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Mushkin 4GB DDR3-1333 kit: $52.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

gigabyte GTX 460 1GB + AMD Athlon II X4 640 + HAWX: $263.99 + $10 MIR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Windows 7 + Rosewill Destroyer: $139.98
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

4 pk. Rosewill 120mm fans: $6.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

total: $805.90
Shipping: $18.22
Total: $824.12
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a b C Monitor
November 23, 2010 7:49:50 PM

That's a great build for the price.
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