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Old 10-14-2007, 07:08 PM   #1
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looking to build a gaming comp for around $1100 is this a pretty solid setup?

pc case: ANTEC - CHAS ATX TWR 3 5.25-6 3.5 4 FANS

hard drive: Western Digital Caviar SE WD800JD 80GB
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS 160GB 7200 RPM 8MB

cd-rom drive: LITE-ON Black 20X DVD+R 8X

processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 Conroe 2.66GHz

motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3R LGA 775 Intel
P35 ATX Intel Motherboard

memory modules: CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB)

power supply: Antec NeoPower NeoHE 550 ATX12V 550W Power Supply

video card: EVGA NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640MB
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Default Re: how's this for a gaming build?

That's not bad although I don't get what you are trying to get at with those 2 different hard drives.
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Old 10-14-2007, 08:12 PM   #3
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putting the oes on one and then going to use the other for practical use

i just don't wanna mix my crap files in with the oes by accident
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Default Re: how's this for a gaming build?

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putting the oes on one and then going to use the other for practical use

i just don't wanna mix my crap files in with the oes by accident
The old small hard drives are slower.
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Old 10-14-2007, 08:28 PM   #5
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yea but the smallest hard drive i could find is an 80 gb so not exactly small or old
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Old 10-14-2007, 09:55 PM   #6
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Default Re: how's this for a gaming build?

This one is a 250GB 7200RPM 16MB CACHE $69.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144701

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500GB for $114.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136073
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just get a single drive and partition it.
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get a 650watt psu
you will need it if u upgrade your video card
get one hard drive
get a dvd burner
and get nvidia 680i a1 mother bored
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