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post #1 of 14
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Hello, I am after a gaming rig.
Current budget for the computer is $5000
Current budget for a monitor $2000

Resolution I will be playing at:
2560 by 1440

NOTE: I will be posting pictures one purchased.

BANG @#$%^& bang!
post #2 of 14
do you want to water cool? 5k is probably overkill for a gaming rig. this should be fun.
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post #3 of 14
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no thank you sir.
post #4 of 14
omg 5k us on a computer?!?!?
u r one lucky son of a gun let alone a monitor budget for so high.
580 tri sli?
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post #5 of 14
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$5000 Australian by the way, not US Dollar.
post #6 of 14
You can build an amazing computer for nearly half of that.
Anyway SLI GTX 580 Lightnings
I7 2600k (unless you are always doing 3D rendering you may want to go higher)
Some crazy mobo
SSD
Edited by Scrappy - 6/21/11 at 3:45am
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Don't parts tend to be more expensive down there? Where do you plan to order your gear from?
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post #8 of 14
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PC Case Gear or NetPlus, preferably Netplus.
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I tried to spend all your money on Netplus and couldn't quite get there. Like scrappy said, sli 580s, 2600k, some really fancy mobo, excessively large SSD, 8GB 1600 or faster RAM. Can't really go wrong man.
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post #10 of 14
I would honestly try to spend about half of that, in gaming there will be no difference that you can see and with saving the extra money you can keep the computer up with upgrades for quite awhile.
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