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$900-$1000 gaming build: I'm new to this

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December 24, 2011 11:37:20 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Next few weeks

Budget Range: $900-$1000

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming mostly, school work, watching movies.

Parts Not Required: I have a 500GB hdd and a dvd drive from my 4 year old computer. I also have a copy of windows 7 and a monitor.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: doesn't really matter.

Overclocking: Probably, but I've never done it before.

SLI or Crossfire: no (maybe far down the road)

Monitor Resolution: Not sure, 1920 by something (sorry)

Additional Comments: I'm probably going to play mmos such as SWTOR. I will probably also be playing games like Battlefield 3. Also I'm not sure whether or not to get a ssd. It won't help with gaming right? Idk if I have room in my budget atm for it.

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I was thinking these parts, but they are definitely subject to change:

CPU: Intel i5
GPU: Radeon hd 6950
RAM: CORSAIR Vengeance 4GB <--- 2 of these


Thanks so much :) 

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a b 4 Gaming
December 24, 2011 11:42:04 PM

Check out my $900 build here:
http://www.squidoo.com/electronicandmore
Since you don't need an HDD, it'll only run about $850.
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December 25, 2011 1:02:14 PM

Best answer selected by kamikaze1.
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March 23, 2013 10:41:17 AM

Sorry wrong topic..
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