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Old 11-26-2006, 11:45 PM   #1
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Default Gamer for UT07

Any Suggestions (or compatibility issues i missed)? This is primarily for UT2007 gaming in the future for a friend so it'll be gamed on frequently. Budgeting is welcome .

From Newegg:

Case: $84.99
Thermaltake Circle RH-F030-2SW

Hard drive: $64.99
WD1600SB 160GB

Mobo: $55.99

Video Card: $169.99
eVGA GeForce 7900GS GDDR3 PCI Express x16 KO

Memory: $107.99
A-DATA 1GB (2 x 512MB) 240-Pin DDR2 667 (PC2 5300)

Processor: $149.99
AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Windsor 2.0GHz 2 x 512KB

Power Supply: $89.99
500W FSP Group AX500-A, 2.0 version

VGA/CPU coolers: ~$29.99
Artic Silver ALPINE64 CPU Cooler
Artic Silver AVC-NV5R3 NV Silencer Rev.3

TOTAL: $752.31 with shipping and minus rebates($30.00)


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Old 11-27-2006, 01:08 AM   #2
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Oooooo, that game will be badass. I heard it's full 64 bits and has multi core support. This is a pure test for modern systems. Wow, that is some budget system. The specs you posted will play UT2007, but I like to have a better gaming experience myself by beefing up the video card, CPU, RAM.

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Old 11-27-2006, 02:29 PM   #3
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if you are going to get a proceesor with 2 cores...then go with intels...much better!!!!!
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Old 11-27-2006, 03:52 PM   #4
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^^ I am an AMD fan, but i gotta say intel is ahead right now.
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Old 11-27-2006, 05:45 PM   #5
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Intel dual core IS better than AMD atm.
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