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Quake 3 Arena build, need help

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March 16, 2011 9:24:13 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP

Budget Range: < $1,500 (The cheaper, the better!)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: I'm just going to be playing Quake 3 Arena

Parts Not Required: None (I need a mouse, keyboard, and monitor)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg

Country of Origin: USA

Parts Preferences: None

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: I'm computer illiterate and I don't know what these are/what is best.

Monitor Resolution: Again, no idea... whatever is good for Quake 3 Arena (First person shooter)

Additional Comments: I just want my desktop to be reliable lol. So parts from good brands is encouraged.

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March 17, 2011 4:25:21 AM


Intel Core i3 2120 $130
Asus P8P67-M Pro $150
Vengeance 4Gb $60
WD Black 1Tb SATA $80
Geforce GTX 460 $160
LG Super Multi $30
Armor A30 $100
ANY MONITOR $120
CM Hyper TX2 $40
Corsair TX750W $100

SUB-TOTAL = $970

Extras

W-7 Home 64 bit $100
Razer Arctosa $50
Roccat Kone [+] $100
Razer Carcharias $80

SUB-TOTAL = $330
TOTAL = $1,300

The case, keyboard, and monitor were really just my own personal choices so you can change them around as much as you want.

Cheers.

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March 17, 2011 7:13:09 AM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Combo Discount: -$5.00 Combo Price: $149.94 $10.00 Mail-In Rebate Price After Mail-In Rebate(s): $139.94 FREE SHIPPING
Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Combo Discount: -$13.00 Combo Price: $116.98 $15.00 Mail-In Rebate Card Price After Mail-In Rebate(s): $101.98
CORSAIR Builder Series CMPSU-600CX 600W ATX12V v2.3 Active PFC Power Supply
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Combo Discount: -$14.99 Combo Price: $294.99
Intel Core i5-2500 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500
ASRock H67M-ITX LGA 1155 Intel H67 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Combo Discount: -$15.00 Combo Price: $419.98
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBRL
EVGA 012-P3-1570-AR GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $17.99 Free shipping w/ promo code EMCKGJE65, ends 3/21
ASUS Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $189.99 - $179.99 after mail-in rebate card FREE SHIPPING
ASUS VH238H Black 23" Full HD HDMI LED Backlight LCD Monitor w/Speakers 250 cd/m2 ASCR 50,000,000:1

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $64.99 FREE SHIPPING
Logitech G110 Black USB Wired LED Backlighting Gaming Keyboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $51.99 FREE SHIPPING
Logitech G500 10 Buttons Dual-mode Scroll Wheel USB Wired Laser 5700 dpi Gaming Mouse

Total: $1,306.90 *not including shipping, rebates, promo codes, etc..

http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=H67M-ITX <----- ASRock H67M-ITX Motherboard

*** headset and speakers worth taking a look at imo...

http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-7-1-Channel-Surround-Sou... $101.97 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Logitech G35 7.1-Channel Surround Sound Headset

http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-THX-Certified-Speaker-Sy... $137.62 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Logitech THX-Certified Speaker System Z623
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