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I dont know anyone who would consider that a gaming pc or even a useful pc.
No HDD and only a 30GB SSD?
windows 7 alone will eat 20gb, plus you need to install antivirus, browser, office etc.
you will have like 10gb left, just enough for 1 game

Change the SSD to a 500GB HDD
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post #22 of 25
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Originally Posted by sccr64472 View Post
Since your only description was that it had to be realistic, here's the prices I paid for Comp4, so I know it's possible to do.

4gb DDR3 $20
MSI P67a-GD55 $50
Intel 2500k $179
MSI 6950 $154

That's a grand total of $403, but it involved an Open Box video card and a new motherboard, but without a box. You could toss in a $50 power supply and call it a day. That rig will handle any game out for quite some time.
Where can you get a 2500k for $179?
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post #23 of 25
In-store Microcenter? I think NCIX.com was price-matching them for awhile. I think they might have stopped by now though.
post #24 of 25
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Where can you get a 2500k for $179?
Fry's, Tiger Direct, Microcenter have all had sales on them. Fry's sold it for $159 for a day and I believe Microcenter did for a few days.
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post #25 of 25
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=579...l&promoid=1208

i5 2500k $189.99

Sale ends on 10/26/11

About $10 away from $179.
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