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Old 01-26-2009, 01:46 PM   #1
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Default Build... Opinions wanted. Specially to save money:)

Alright check it out. I did a lot of researching but you never know what your reading on the internet now adays. But here we go.

Case

Hard Drive

Mother Board

DVD Rom

Power Supply

DDR Ram

Processor

Video Card

Total came to $694.00 Shipped.

I thought that was a pretty sick set up for a pretty good price. Just wondering what you guys think I could improve money wise/performance.

Thanks A lot for all your opinions,

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Old 01-26-2009, 01:53 PM   #2
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Oh knoes! Newegg is down.
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Old 01-26-2009, 02:32 PM   #3
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Looks good to me. You Might be able to get away with this PSU, but i'd ask another member before you buy - PSU's arn't my Forte
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Old 01-26-2009, 03:18 PM   #4
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Default Re: Build... Opinions wanted. Specially to save money:)

This PSU will be fine for that system and you can save some money.

And since it's a budget build, you probably shouldn't spend so much on just a case, how about this? I've owned one and they're pretty good for the price.

Go with a 780G motherboard, same price but a much better board overall.

And for the video card, you could spend some money if you don't have a big screen. What is your monitor's native res? I take it you were going with the 9800GTX+?
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Old 01-27-2009, 10:08 AM   #5
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Default Re: Build... Opinions wanted. Specially to save money:)

I was just going to use a 19" LCD monitor but I also have a 42" 1080 tv I want to use as well. So I was looking for something a little on the nice side. I play some games but not a lot. And for the case, I am kind of on a budget but I want a really sleek, nice looking case. That one you showed me is nice but I really like that one I picked. Thanks for all the help though guys. Anymore opinions are welcome of course.

You guys are awesome,
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Old 01-27-2009, 10:37 AM   #6
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Default Re: Build... Opinions wanted. Specially to save money:)

The link for the video card is broken now it says that there is no more combo deal so it might be more now than you expected unless you already ordered it.. Which card is it that you picked since it doesn't come up now??
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Old 01-27-2009, 11:09 AM   #7
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Check out this Hard Drive more storage, same price.

Other than that the rest looks good with what others suggested.
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Old 01-27-2009, 11:22 AM   #8
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Default Re: Build... Opinions wanted. Specially to save money:)

Thanks, Yea I will switch to that hard drive. Here is the graphics card I think I might go with. I noticed the combo ended too. Graphics Card.
Thanks A lot!

Down to $617
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Yeah everything looks good, did you go with the MoBo and PSU that Worship suggested? Also what OS are you gonna run?
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Default Re: Build... Opinions wanted. Specially to save money:)

Get the hard drive below.. Its one of the best performing 7200 RPM drives.. its 500GB and is only a few bucks more.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152052


And Save some money on the case, the cases below perform great.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119068

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129042


Thats a great card BTW
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