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Old 03-01-2008, 02:24 PM   #21
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Here is the one I put together Its got and monitor, case and DVD burner included...its 1020, but there are a couple MIR so that should put you back down below 1000.

CPU: E8400
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16819115037

GPU: EVGA 8800GT
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16814130318

MOBO:Gigabyte Recommended above
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16813128059

Case: Coolmaster Centurion 5 (roommate has it and has been great for him)
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16811119068

PSU: Antec 550W
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16817103941

RAM: Corsair XMS2 2GB
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16820145034

HDD: Seagate 250 7200.10 Perp recording
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16822148261

Monitor: Acer 19Ws 5ms (I have the model before they went WSXGA, mine is 1440x900 instead of the 1680 x 1050 max res and I love it)
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16824009127

DVD Burner: Lite On Sata (saves IDE incase you want to use an old HDD from your current computer)
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16827106247


This should all work together pretty well and I am sure CF members will critque it so how is it for a $1020 build?

-KJ

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I like it a lot but get 2 sets of the Corsair XMS2 and a Gainward instead of an EVGA 8800GT. Gainward put improved coolers on all of their 8800GTs as the Nvidia reference cooler is pretty poor. It struggles to keep the 8800GT under 90c at full load. Another thing I would change is the motherboard, I would get the MSI P35 Neo2: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130098
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Old 03-01-2008, 06:40 PM   #22
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I went to ibuypower.com and chose some parts, wanted to see what people thought about it and the price, I'm not sure I can build a computer by myself hehe

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Old 03-01-2008, 09:04 PM   #23
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I must be in that 5%

WD 74 Gb Raptor + 750 Gb Seagate 7200.10

holy!! what all do you have on those? must be one heck of a porn collection
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Old 03-02-2008, 02:02 AM   #24
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hahaha i got a few of them, Lots of ISO's, DVD's, TV series, Games, Music, Pics, Vids, Apps, ......

I dont like to have to delete things, I like having the world at my fingertips..
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