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Old 11-29-2006, 06:53 PM   #1
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Question PC build for $450 or less

I will probably stick to my orignal plans of buy the parts list below in my signature but i was wondering if there is a better build for the money. the cpu,mobo,RAM, graphics, case, and PSU are the the only things that i need. Can anyone find a better build for around the same price??

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Old 11-29-2006, 07:39 PM   #2
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Default Re: PC build for $450 or less

Looks like a great build for $450; however, I have one suggestion. I'd get this 7600GT instead of the 7600GS. It's $3 more, and it comes out cheaper after the rebate. And I'd say the upgrade would be worth ~$30 IMO to make, so you're making a good deal. If you've got a little extra money to throw around, you could also get a 7600GT KO, which is pretty much the same thing with a better heat sink for $10 more. But I wouldn't really worry about that unless you're a mad overclocking fan. The motherboard and processor are of good quality too.

And I can't really see what PSU or case you are planning on getting; maybe I just overlooked it?

Good luck with the build; that's my 2.

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Old 11-30-2006, 02:30 AM   #3
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After all the PSU is probably the most important part of your machine before anything else. Its that which powers your beauty
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