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September 21, 2011 11:29:02 PM

Hey guys so after many days i would say weeks but its only been a week :p 
so I having a hard time choosing what parts to buy. I know i want to buy a good gaming computer
but there are so many choices so i came here :D 
should i get a really good gaming computer to future proof myself ( im really lazy :na:  )
or should i get a low-budget gaming computer and upgrade later <------------------- dont pick this option.... jk :lol: 
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AMD or Intel: I was planning on AMD since its cheaper and very reliable but many people say Intel is very good for gaming (preferably 2500K )
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GPU: I was going for the 6950s but people also say the 560s are good too. so which one or neither :lol: 

Motherboard: this depends on what cpu im choosing so i guess ill wait and see.... unless you guys want to recommend a good Intel/AMD board?

I think the rest of the build i pretty much have it covered but if you have any suggestions please tell me!
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SeaSonic X750 Gold 750W ATX12V V2.3/EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply ------- $159.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900) Desktop Memory Model ------------------------$74.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 2TB 5900 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive----------------------------$79.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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If I need it COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel ...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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CASE
For the case I'll see how much spending money I have left to either pick a really good-looking case
or a fairly-priced case.
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Also Im using a 1920x1080 settings for my monitor so yeah......
This build is mainly going towards the AWESOME upcoming November games (Skyrim, MW3, BF3. ACR)
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so pleaseeee If you have any good suggestions please list them
PARTS LIST: Please Include Links
TOTAL: With or without shipping and tax doesn't matter

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September 21, 2011 11:51:43 PM

You should wait for the Bulldozer and 7XXX series to come out if you can wait a month or 2. They'll probably cause price drops and help you save money. But if you can't, you should get a gtx 570 as it is one of the best graphics cards in the market but if you can't afford it, the 6950 is best for peformance per dollar. http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/high_end_gpus.html As for the cpu, waiting for the bulldozers is a good choice because Intel will finally have competition against their Sandy Bridge CPU's as the Bulldozers have a good chance of at LEAST matching the i5 2500k and beating it in price and that will cause a price drop in practically the entire CPU market. The case, if you want a good looking case, then get an AZZA case they have beastly LEDS cases for low prices. For the mobo, get a Gigabyte 990FX if your going for AMD and a Gigabyte Z68X will work great for Intel.

intel mobo: http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...
amd mobo: http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...
Case choice list: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E...
GPU (nvidia): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GPU (AMD): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

LOL I just realized I didn't actually narrow down ur list. Anyway I hope this helps in some way cus I spent like 10 minutes on this post. :) 
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September 21, 2011 11:56:50 PM

samuelspark said:
You should wait for the Bulldozer and 7XXX series to come out if you can wait a month or 2. They'll probably cause price drops and help you save money. But if you can't, you should get a gtx 570 as it is one of the best graphics cards in the market but if you can't afford it, the 6950 is best for peformance per dollar. http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/high_end_gpus.html As for the cpu, waiting for the bulldozers is a good choice because Intel will finally have competition against their Sandy Bridge CPU's as the Bulldozers have a good chance of at LEAST matching the i5 2500k and beating it in price and that will cause a price drop in practically the entire CPU market. The case, if you want a good looking case, then get an AZZA case they have beastly LEDS cases for low prices. For the mobo, get a Gigabyte 990FX if your going for AMD and a Gigabyte Z68X will work great for Intel.

intel mobo: http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...
amd mobo: http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...
Case choice list: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E...
GPU (nvidia): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GPU (AMD): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

LOL I just realized I didn't actually narrow down ur list. Anyway I hope this helps in some way cus I spent like 10 minutes on this post. :) 


I cant thank you enough for at least caring :love: 
But I dont know if i CAN wait im a very impatient person
but i guess good comes to those who wait
anyways, do you know exactly when "bulldozer comes out"
cause while everybody is playing all the new games ill be stuck here deciding if i should wait or not :( 

I kinda did give up on xbox to switch to pc gaming
so thanks if you reply ;) 
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September 21, 2011 11:58:19 PM

latest release of Bulldozer is Oct 12.

But we were previously told April, June, and Sept 19
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September 22, 2011 12:03:03 AM

ScrewySqrl said:
latest release of Bulldozer is Oct 12.

But we were previously told April, June, and Sept 19


thanks thats not very far away :D 
but it'll take 6 weeks for me to get my dough :( 

@ScrewySqrl what do you think?
do you think i should wait for bulldozer or should i buy my parts now?
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September 22, 2011 12:44:50 AM

They're already delivering some Bulldozer models , so the Oct 12 release is credible
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September 22, 2011 12:47:22 AM

Outlander_04 said:
They're already delivering some Bulldozer models , so the Oct 12 release is credible


They are can you provide links?
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September 22, 2011 2:37:42 AM

-ZincaTe- said:
thanks thats not very far away :D 
but it'll take 6 weeks for me to get my dough :( 

@ScrewySqrl what do you think?
do you think i should wait for bulldozer or should i buy my parts now?



if you have to wait 6 weeks anyway, sure, go ahead and wait
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September 22, 2011 2:49:16 AM

waiting for bulldozer to come out is like waiting for duke nukum forever to come out which just happed close to 10 years later and even if it does come out it may only be a small percentage better then an i7 anyway
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September 22, 2011 7:30:28 PM

Best answer selected by -ZincaTe-.
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