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A friend from work started asking me questions about what would be a good gaming computer from Best Buy. After a 20 minute conversation we landed on the idea that I just build him one/ teach him how to build one from scratch.

Was hoping for some suggestions for a build with a budget ~850. I was thinking an i5 (don't think he's going to OC), a 560ti, and a ssd.

Any chance to fit all of that in the budget? <3
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560ti should fit, but if he isnt going to overclock I would reccomend i3 or AMD
i5 should work, as long as you don't use a crap load of money on one item.
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I was thinking a 2400, 1tb hdd, 560ti. I should probably go the h67 route on the motherboard since overclocking isn't going to be coming into play to save a few bucks.

Is it worth going 8gb of ram nowadays?
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If it can fit your budget, yes.

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Originally Posted by snoogins View Post
I was thinking a 2400, 1tb hdd, 560ti. I should probably go the h67 route on the motherboard since overclocking isn't going to be coming into play to save a few bucks.

Is it worth going 8gb of ram nowadays?
8GB is not that usefull for now, but in future..might be..
so just get 8GB ram it's cheap
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Case

Motherboard

560Ti

PSU This one according to the PSU Calculator we have here on OCN.

Processor Excellent little gaming CPU. Can definitely dish it out.

RAM

Optical Drive

Cooler

HDD

SSD One of the most excellent SSD's you can get.

I got it to $819.90 not including taxes and shipping. I would look around Amazon for no tax and free shipping. HDD prices are killer right now across ALL brands.

EDIT: noticed H67 was ok.
Edited by wanako - 10/28/11 at 4:43pm
     
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