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Old 11-06-2007, 02:11 PM   #1
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Okay heres the thing, im selling my desktop computer and my other desktop and i know i could get about 600 dollars for it. My dad is thinking about letting me build him a computer that is EXTREMELY nice. I've got a 2500 dollar budget.
I was thinking about a quad core intel 2.66ghz Q6600 processor.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115017

Or a Q6700 processor, not sure.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115027

a ASus MAXIMUS mobo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131221

or a ABIT mobo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127020

Evga 8800gtx graphics card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130072

G-skill 4gb (2x 2gb) duel channel kit.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231122

OCZ 20+4pin power supply 1010watts
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341007

Western Digital 750GB hdd
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136131

Cooler master Centurion 541 case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119088

Alright, well thats 1974 dollars, irather be under the price of 2500 but.. what do you think? any ideas? I'll be ordering parts within the next week possibly.

I already have a CD/DVD-R/W drive so i wont be needing one of those.
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Old 11-06-2007, 03:05 PM   #2
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hmm i smell 1066Mhz RAM

check these out

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820144115

well suited for your build

Or if you insist on 800Mhz then get either,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227267

or 2 X http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146565
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Old 11-06-2007, 03:08 PM   #3
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Horrible choice of PSU. Get a Silverstone for a high end build like that...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256006

Looks pretty good other than that though.
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Old 11-06-2007, 05:05 PM   #4
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That geil ram is pretty sexy . But...its sold out sadly.
i'm thinking about getting that q6600 vs the q6700. hmm...its got really good reviews too...
if i do get the 6600, i could possibly get 8 gigs of ram because of the price. something like the geil 1066 speed ram? quad kit anyone? hmm..
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2.66ghz Q6600 processor
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Old 11-06-2007, 05:18 PM   #6
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If you have the patience, wait a few months, cause the new line of processors will be out soon.
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If you have the patience, wait a few months, cause the new line of processors will be out soon.
When the new line comes out, you will be saying the same thing. "Wait for the next, Wait for the next," and he will never want to buy a processor because he will know the new ones are coming out.
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^ Agreed.
But the new line of intel's is coming out pretty soon.
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ment 2.4 my bad.
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What's the computer going to be used for?
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