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800 dollar Gaming PC - First time builder

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March 16, 2011 11:58:04 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: (this week (the closer the better))

Budget Range: (600-800) Before / After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: (gaming, watching video, surfing the web)

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

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (newegg.com)

Country of Origin: (USAUSAUSA)

Parts Preferences: by brand or type (I would like to use an intel processor, NVidia Video Card, asus/gigabyte mobo, )

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: N/A

Additional Comments: (I want to use it for now when Portal 2 comes out, to run some basic steam games (ccs..etc.) and Starcraft 2. I also would like it to be easily upgradeable in order to play higher end games when they come out in the future.

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LG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD±RW SuperMulti Drive - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

EVGA 512-P3-N987-TR GeForce 9800 GT HDMI 512MB 256-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Antec BP550 Plus 550W Continuous Power ATX12V V2.2 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS P7P55D-E LX LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Intel Core i5-760 Lynnfield 2.8GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80605I5760
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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March 17, 2011 4:20:03 AM

For a more future proof build I would not go with LGA1156 socket processors but with the newer Sandy Bridge processors, you should be able to get a decent $800 Sandy Bridge build.
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March 17, 2011 4:47:59 AM

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March 24, 2011 5:14:46 PM

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