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Old 10-31-2012, 03:34 PM   #1
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So i'm planning on building a good gaming computer capable of playing latest games smoothly on medium-high settings. Is it possible to do that with a $500-$600 budget? Any advice/tips would be welcomed! I'd also appreciate any premade builds you guys like to offer too. Thanks!
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Do you have an existing system? What components might be reused? List their specs please. A $600 budget will be real tight, so reuse of existing components is critical.
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Yes I have a 600watt power supply and a 2gb graphic card already on this PC. As for this system, it was from Dell so most of the upgrades were well over what I was hoping for.
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Also for the build, do I need to get the OEM OS of Windows 7 or the Retail Windows 7? I read that the OEM is if i'm selling it, which I don't plan to. I'm clueless about this.
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Well, buying parts from Dell will be expensive. Provide model number and maybe we can help you -- we need specs! Be forewarned though, some components are Dell proprietary and replacement may not be possible with standard ATX parts.

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Also for the build, do I need to get the OEM OS of Windows 7 or the Retail Windows 7? I read that the OEM is if i'm selling it, which I don't plan to. I'm clueless about this.
If you can purchase some components then you can get the OEM version, no problem.
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This is the build I plan on getting. https://secure.newegg.com/WishList/M...px?ID=20841512 What do you think should change or anything that doesn't match up.
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This is the build I plan on getting. https://secure.newegg.com/WishList/M...px?ID=20841512 What do you think should change or anything that doesn't match up.
You'll have to mark your wishlist 'shared'.
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Rampage II Extreme,Core i7 950,12 GB ram,Nvidia gtx 560 ti thats it so far.
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