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[New Build] Q6600 Build for Gaming

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May 23, 2012 7:36:31 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Next week

Budget Range: $100 - $200

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming and Multitasking

Parts Not Required:20" Monitor, HDD, OS, DVD Drive

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: eBay or newegg

Country: United States, California

Parts Preferences: Really don't care about the brand but a great durable quality would be nice

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1600x900

Hey there! I need help on a building a gaming PC for this Q6600. I'm not sure which kind of motherboard would be nice for overclocking with this Q6600. Probably when I get the motherboard then I'll slowly get the case and a great video card that would MAX out MW3 or Black Ops or suggest me a good build that's around $100-200 I already have a Dynex 400W which I know this sucks so I'll probably buy a better one. Also I got my HDD, OS, and DVD Drive so basically what I need is Motherboard, PSU, and RAM.

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May 23, 2012 9:25:23 PM

Well the q6600 is already pretty old. I would just get the cheapest socket 775 board that newegg has, this will cost around $45.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Ram 2x4 for 8gb of ddr3 for around $50.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU AMD 7750 for aroun $110.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Theres your $205 computer. Sorry you cant afford a case but just assemble the parts on a table top and be very carefull around them. This computer will max MW3 at 1600x900.
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May 30, 2012 12:05:55 AM

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