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post #11 of 35
the 8gb vengeance will be more than enough for you if you dont do video/photo editing like i do, and you can buy another 8gb of RAM later on if you dont feel 8gb is enough but for like 95% of people 4 to 8gb of RAM for gaming and intensive programs are enough

i agree with dhenzjhen its a lot of fun building your PC! fun learning experience! i used to buy retail computers until i put mine together you get EXACTLY what you want

PSU unless you're thinking about crossfiring / SLI two + HIGHPOWERED graphics card you wont need that much, hdd, blu ray / dvd drives, fans, dont take much to power.

for the SSD question... it depends on what OS you plan on putting on it; i have a 64gb zalman SSD with windows 7, it eats up like 38gb worth of space and a few programs on it so i'm already at 40gb on my SSD i reccommend maybe a 80gb or higher ssd i think i saw one from corsair unless you're willing to cram your games in there and risk a windows update that will put you over the space.
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post #12 of 35
I think if you're dead set on buying a pre-built gaming rig, then you should look here.

Digital Storm

These builds look miles better than that gamer Paladin you were looking at. Seems to be pretty quality builds at a decent price.

All that said, I'm sure you could handle doing your own build, it's a lot of fun you're missing out on.
post #13 of 35
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I'll build it and overclock it for you if you live in southern california Just buy the parts and I'll be happy to put it together for ya


Then you're stealing the fan part from him, lol!!!
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post #14 of 35
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Then you're stealing the fan part from him, lol!!!
wait, why would he steal his fan parts? he probably needs those...



EDIT: Forgot to put in my advice!!

Go with the flow here, and do not buy a pre-built PC. Like all things in life, if you do it yourself, you can make sure it is done right, and then be proud of it afterwards.
Edited by retrogreq - 8/5/11 at 10:06am
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post #15 of 35
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wait, why would he steal his fan parts? he probably needs those...



lol FUN, sorry . the fan yeah he needs those lolololol!!!!!
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post #16 of 35
Definitely go prebuilt... that's a rip off.
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post #17 of 35
Start a new thread and say, build me a hard core gamer for $XXXX.XX(your budget here), tell everyone what you need -monitor(s), keyboard, mouse speakers, headphones, and then sit back and watch some really good suggestions come in. It will be more fun(fan) to build your own.
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post #18 of 35
Way overpriced! plus, you could get like.. 100% OC.
post #19 of 35
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It will be more fun(fan) to build your own.
hahaha

i agree with everybody

I built my "junk" myself... and i only started with a 200 buck budget cpu ram and mobo later on i bought a vid card then replaced the ram and mobo
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post #20 of 35
+1 to build it yourself. You're in the best hands on the internet here in terms of building, configuring and overclocking Welcome to OCN, we'll help!
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