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New $800 gaming build

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March 16, 2011 3:43:56 PM


Approximate Purchase Date:April - May

Budget Range: $890 After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Country of Origin: US

Parts Preferences: Intel CPU

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution:1920x1080

Additional Comments: want a good gaming pc with a intel quad core processor

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Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W Continuous Power ATX12V Ver.2.2 / EPS12V version 2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC "compatible with Core i7/Core i5" Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $65

SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $175

Rosewill DESTROYER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 120mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan, option Fans-2x Side 120mm Fan, 1x Top 120mm Fan, 1x Bottom Fan
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $50

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March 16, 2011 4:08:53 PM

So the GTX 460 is better then the radeon hd 6850
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March 16, 2011 4:10:23 PM

Depends on the game. They're about equal, but the 460 is cheaper.
March 16, 2011 4:18:49 PM

can u give me a link for the gtx 460
March 16, 2011 4:25:10 PM

i meant to put what about the other p67 motherboards
March 16, 2011 4:36:22 PM

gamerkila57 said:
i meant to put what about the other p67 motherboards


I was looking at the ASRock P67 Extreme4 but since no one was selling it, I went with the

MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Had absolutely no problems with it so I highly reccommend it.
March 16, 2011 4:39:35 PM

^That's become kind of the default option, as it's the on that's most likely in stock. The only other one that I've seen floating around is the Asus P8P67 Pro. Though, if you're waiting a few weeks (a.k.a. April), then I'm sure the ASRock board will be released by then. It's really the only cheap option, as all the other similar boards are $30-40 more expensive.
March 16, 2011 5:03:17 PM

whats a good psu under $80
March 16, 2011 6:00:10 PM

The one I linked to in my first post...
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