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My friend is finally getting me to build him a rig. His budget is $750 dollars. So far i've come up with this:

Monitor:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=A179-2039

MOBO:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=A455-3051

CPU:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...3&Sku=A79-1955

PSU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182199

RAM:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...1&Sku=K24-9902

HDD:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...ku=TSD-500AAKX

GPU:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=P262-6850

Case:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&sku=C283-2063

Wireless network:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833166031

I know it doesn't equal $750 with windows 7 but his mom is going to be paying for the monitor.

Any thought/suggestions?

Go to last post please.
Edited by nbmjhk6 - 8/5/11 at 4:25pm
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post #2 of 40
cooler? is he gonna be OCing? if not it looks solid, i will be building a bud a similar rig, but he went cheaper! i honestly forget the total but he wanted as cheap as possible but still being able to game
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cooler? is he gonna be OCing? if not it looks solid, i will be building a bud a similar rig, but he went cheaper! i honestly forget the total but he wanted as cheap as possible but still being able to game
Nah. That's for a later date or I might just get him a 212+ for a late birthday present and then overclock it till it dies
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post #4 of 40
Looks fine to me, although, I'd try to go with at least 4gb RAM over 2. Just my 2 cents.
 
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post #5 of 40
That memory is horrible
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dustin1 View Post
Looks fine to me, although, I'd try to go with at least 4gb RAM over 2. Just my 2 cents.
Oh I am should have mentioned that


Quote:
Originally Posted by CravinR1 View Post
That memory is horrible
It's cheap and it will work for gaming...

Do you have any other suggestions?
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post #7 of 40
ehhh im not really feeling your build..u can get like 1.5tb more for like 10-20bucks now and the ram u can also. Gpu i think you could've done better, maybe delay for better deals? I've seen the 6870s go for 140s. And for monitor maybe try and pick him up a openbox monitor, bigger better cheaper.
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post #8 of 40
Someone will link better memory, and I also hate tigerdirect
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Originally Posted by kmouze View Post
ehhh im not really feeling your build..u can get like 1.5tb more for like 10-20bucks now and the ram u can also. Gpu i think you could've done better, maybe delay for better deals? I've seen the 6870s go for 140s. And for monitor maybe try and pick him up a openbox monitor, bigger better cheaper.
Everything has to be brand new so no open box...

I also linked the wrong HDD I'm getting him the Samsung F3 1tb

What about this for RAM? http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...740&CatId=4527

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231321
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Someone will link better memory, and I also hate tigerdirect
Well I hate Newegg. Everyone has their preference.
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post #10 of 40
preference or not, tigerdirect is said to have horrible customer service while newegg has awesome customer service..But it all comes down to the experience of the buyer..also those 2 links for ram are good. If it was me i'd go for those crucials because i hear alot of good things about them. The Gskills brand i have and i recommend them as well.
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