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Old 10-29-2009, 01:17 PM   #1
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Question Gaming Computer for under 500 possible?

How would I do this I would need a good CPU-Motherboard Combo and Graphics, good HD, and I have sound, monitor, and case.
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Old 10-29-2009, 02:06 PM   #2
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core2duo/amd phenom 9650? + mobo -$220
4850 - $100
psu- $40-$50
hd- $40-$50
ram- $40
+ shipping

around $500
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do you have an OS?
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core2duo/amd phenom 9650? + mobo -$220
4850 - $100
psu- $40-$50
hd- $40-$50
ram- $40
+ shipping

around $500


you're not gonna get much RAM for $40 :x

Maybe 2GB DDR2-800 if you're lucky, and thats kind of pushing it for gaming these days.
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i know this is WAY over your budget.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227298
But thats the same thing i have, but mines the Gold Version, i cant find my exact set on newegg, but my ram is awesome.

Id recommend OCZ Gold DDR2 1066 to anyone♦
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i know this is WAY over your budget.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227298
But thats the same thing i have, but mines the Gold Version, i cant find my exact set on newegg, but my ram is awesome.

Id recommend OCZ Gold DDR2 1066 to anyone♦
I don't see what's so great about it... DDR2, low speeds, decent timings but could be better for DDR2 at that price. Does it overclock well?
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I don't see what's so great about it... DDR2, low speeds, decent timings but could be better for DDR2 at that price. Does it overclock well?
the RAM i have cost me 57$, that was back in April.

And it gets my Phenom 2 940BE to 3.8Ghz
so id say its good lol.

And i dont see a need for 1066Mhz+ speed ram, its a waste if you ask me..
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lol, mine was $25

thank you cyber monday

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145184
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the RAM i have cost me 57$, that was back in April.

And it gets my Phenom 2 940BE to 3.8Ghz
so id say its good lol.

And i dont see a need for 1066Mhz+ speed ram, its a waste if you ask me..
I don't see how that is any more of a waste than some other upgrade options, even though improving memory performance does probably have the smallest effect on overall system performance.

And the link you gave was over $100.

At $57 yeah I'd say it'd be a good deal.
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I don't see how that is any more of a waste than some other upgrade options, even though improving memory performance does probably have the smallest effect on overall system performance.

And the link you gave was over $100.

At $57 yeah I'd say it'd be a good deal.
i know it was over 100,
hence me saying
'its way out of your budget but..."


and also

"But thats the same thing i have, but mines the Gold Version"

lol

o well,

my PC dosnt lag or slow for anything, its like a freight train lol
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