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April 27, 2012 11:59:55 PM

I have a 1 1/2 year old dell that isnt cutting it. I need some help since I know computers well but not as good as others. I know some of the things I want


An ASUS P8P67 DELUXE -16x ,8.Ch.S,L, USB 3 motherboard

An intel 2nd gen processor (i5 or i7)

A 750 GB hard drive

Running windows 7

And A Good Video card

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April 28, 2012 1:13:27 AM

Kidsoccer said:
I have a 1 1/2 year old dell that isnt cutting it. I need some help since I know computers well but not as good as others. I know some of the things I want


An ASUS P8P67 DELUXE -16x ,8.Ch.S,L, USB 3 motherboard

An intel 2nd gen processor (i5 or i7)

A 750 GB hard drive

Running windows 7

And A Good Video card



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Approximate Purchase Date: this month

Budget Range: 1000-1200After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies

Parts Not Required: mouse

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: new egg, amazon

Country: USA

Parts Preferences:

An ASUS P8P67 DELUXE -16x ,8.Ch.S,L, USB 3 motherboard

An intel 2nd gen processor (i5 or i7) at least a quad core

A 500 GB hard drive

Running windows 7

And A Good Video card

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: no clue what this is

Monitor resolution: at least hd

Additional Comments: cool case with lots of fancy features (lighting, windows)
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April 28, 2012 1:15:08 AM

i think my reply went through
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April 28, 2012 1:32:01 AM
April 28, 2012 1:52:30 AM

is this everything I'll need to get the actual tower up and running?
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April 28, 2012 2:01:06 AM

thank you so much gary1
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April 28, 2012 2:05:12 AM

No problem, that computer will be able to run almost anything you throw at it!
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April 28, 2012 2:08:37 AM

would it be possible to change the optical drive to a blu ray player?
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April 28, 2012 2:27:33 AM

and would all this still work with the asus motherboard?
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April 28, 2012 2:30:37 AM

It would, dunno why you really want it though. Unless you already have it, if so, it will work fine!
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April 28, 2012 3:16:08 AM

and between all the instruction manuals I should be able to piece it all together and hook everything up to the right thing
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April 28, 2012 3:20:48 AM

Only really one place where parts can fit! Haha.
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April 28, 2012 3:20:49 PM

is the COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler really necessary? if i buy the i5 wont it come with a fan and heat fin setup?
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April 28, 2012 4:15:11 PM

in a year or so i will be upgrading to liquid cooling so i don't think it is necessary. i also love the graphics card but that's a little more than i want to spend on a card right now, are there any cheaper alternatives in the $250 range?
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May 1, 2012 1:00:19 AM

Will i need anything else to connect to wifi? or is that in the motherboard. i am also considering downgrading to a amd radeon HD 7850, is this a good choice?
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