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I just wanted to see if I can get some suggestions for building a gaming rig to compare with my own ideas so that I get the best money will buy. The price range I am looking at is $2000 to 2500 to include a 24" or larger monitor and of course the operatin system. Thanks for your suggestions.
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    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advice
  2. rebourne2187 said:
    I just wanted to see if I can get some suggestions for building a gaming rig to compare with my own ideas so that I get the best money will buy. The price range I am looking at is $2000 to 2500 to include a 24" or larger monitor and of course the operatin system. Thanks for your suggestions.




    Approximate Purchase Date: By December 31st

    Budget Range: 2000-2500

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Surfing the internet, movies

    Parts Required: Total System Revamp, buying everything including, keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, Windows 7 system builders

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Tiger, NewEgg, any other suggestions that you may have.
    Country of Origin: U.S.A

    Parts Preferences: Full Tower Case, No Red Led's(Last 2 builds were red Led's, looking for a change), Running Dual monitor setup (Current monitor is 24"), SLI/Crossfire, Windows 7

    Overclocking: Maybe (Quite Possible)

    SLI or Crossfire: Yes

    Monitor Resolution: 1920 X1080 or Higher

    Additional Comments: Would like to keep it neat, don't mind if its a little loud or not. Once again Thanks for your help.
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    i7 950 + ASUS Sabertooth X58
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.566445

    Corsair Dominator 6GB DDR3
    $20 off w/ promo code EMCZNZR62, ends 12/20
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145295

    CASE - These might interest you
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146068
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146067
    Or the Lain-Li
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112239

    Video card -
    2x HD 6870
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150506

    PSU - XFX 750W
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207003

    SSD for boot
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227601

    For data
    Samsung F3
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

    LCD Monitor
    ASUS VE247H Black 23.6" 2ms Full HD HDMI LED BackLight LCD
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236112

    KB + Mouse
    http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=bsd&cs=04&sku=A3567554&dgc=BA&cid=58996&lid=1496016

    Speakers - High-end 2.1
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002SQ2P2?ie=UTF8&tag=logicbuy-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B0002SQ2P2
    http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-THX-Certified-Speaker-System-Z623/dp/B003VAHYTG/ref=dp_ob_title_ce
    Or a very good 5.1
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003VAK1FA?ie=UTF8&tag=logicbuy-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B003VAK1FA

    But you should know that Intel is going to launch newer i5/ i7 Sandybridge CPUs by Jan 5th, and from the previews, even the i5s seem to be as fast as the current gen i7s, so you might want to check those out,...
  4. ooo interesting I am going to consider waiting for the Sandybridge cpus. I'll have to dig up some info on them.
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