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Old 07-01-2008, 09:40 PM   #1
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Default How will this do?

I'm putting a $500 dollar computer together for my friend and my pastor. I read the sticky about his but i was wondering if this will do the trick and will it be able to run games like TF2.
I took a look and it looks like it will all be compatible but better safe then sorry. Thank! Would love recommendations too.

ASUS P5K PRO LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard

ZOTAC ZT-76TE250-FSL GeForce 7600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 SLI Supported Video Card

Rosewill RP500-2 ATX12V v2.01 500W Power Supply 115/230 V CSA, UL, TUV, FCC

Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 Allendale 2.2GHz 2M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor

G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3160815AS 160GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive

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Old 07-01-2008, 09:47 PM   #2
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thats more than enough for tf2.
great choices.
the only thing I could say is you might need a case and some optical drives.
I recomend these
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Old 07-01-2008, 09:48 PM   #3
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Thanks a bunch
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Old 07-04-2008, 02:02 PM   #4
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Are you going to be doing anything else other than play TF2?
If you're not, scrap the Core 2 and the P45, and go with an 64 X2 and a much better GPU:

CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103212
Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813186141
GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121253
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