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Help Building a Gamng Computer Please

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#1 of 6 OFFLINE   BenS


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Posted February 28 2007 - 11:52 PM

I would love to build a gaming rig but I do not have any experience building a computer and I have no idea what parts manufacturers build quality reliable parts. I have went to dell before but this time I would like to try it myself. I am looking to spend no more than $1500 preferably under $1000 ready to turn on. I don't need a monitor, speakers, or keyboard and mouse. My few requirements are: Intel Core 2 Duo 6600 or greater 2mb Ram or greater 8800 GTS or greater Can somebody help me out with the other components that I would require to build a new machine? Thanks for your patience with me and for the help I appreciate it. Thanks, Ben


#2 of 6 OFFLINE   bobbyg2


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Posted March 01 2007 - 12:50 AM

E6600: http://www.newegg.co....82E16819115003

Motherboard: http://www.newegg.co....82E16813127011

Memory: http://www.newegg.co....82E16820231111

10kRPM Hard Drive: http://www.newegg.co....82E16822136033

GPU (8800GTS): http://www.newegg.co....82E16814133193

The computer case is up to you, I'm not that good at picking out power supplys/cooling, and... Anything else I miss?
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#3 of 6 OFFLINE   Kimmo Jaskari

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Posted March 01 2007 - 02:31 AM

The Antec P180 case is the one to beat. I don't think anyone has, yet. Quiet, smart design, etc.

Combine that with a Scythe Ninja CPU-cooler and you can run that without fans, as it will take advantage of the two large fans in the computer case to get great airflow anyway.

Visit http://www.silentpcreview.com to look at what they recommend for nice silent PSU's. Just keep in mind that with an 8800 as your graphics adapter you probably want to be in the 500 watt range for the powersupply.
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#4 of 6 OFFLINE   BenS


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Posted March 01 2007 - 07:43 AM

Thanks guys I appreciate the information. If anyone else has some suggestions the more info the better since I a noob at building.


#5 of 6 OFFLINE   BenS


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Posted March 05 2007 - 11:56 PM

So what bobby posted is all I need to get my computer built and ready to play games? I know i need an OS but that's it?


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Posted March 06 2007 - 12:22 AM

Looks like some sweet hardware. I might buy an identical one in a year or so.
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