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post #51 of 83
15 hundred? that's very easy to work with. do you want a new monitor keyboard an mouse as well?


Check it out This and this

and you're left with about 300 bucks left for peripherals.

But yea if you're gonna save up that much it's gonna be easy thumb.gif
Edited by Dorianime - 1/29/12 at 11:49am
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post #52 of 83
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Ok the budget will end up around 150012 I believe which I know is enough but I know nothing about parts
And which are good

lol. If you have 1500 bucks to do a PC....wow. That's a nice start. At least a 6950 or 6970, i5 2500k, spiffy z68mobo and ssd. If the budget is just for the tower alone your going to have one amazing set up!
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post #53 of 83
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Yeah well I plan on getting it with settlement money from an accident with a drunk driver I was just thinking I could do a sweet customers build that way I have a 40 inch HDTV so I don't really need much else
 
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post #54 of 83
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Yeah well I plan on getting it with settlement money from an accident with a drunk driver I was just thinking I could do a sweet customers build that way I have a 40 inch HDTV so I don't really need much else

Haha wow that's an amazing budget! I wish I had that much when I first started with my current build but I only had about $800 but it still got me a lot. smile.gif

Also, do you want to go water cooled? At that price you could pretty easily get it under water.
 
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I just want a computer that will blow most away I want it to play games as well as use for collegr
 
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post #56 of 83
Ok well I did a bit of research and so far I was thinking about an Intel build with a i5 2500k: This is WITHOUT a cooler to accomodate for the water cooling loop but lets figure out what to do for the components and then add in the loop after smile.gif

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The processor can come from Microcenter because they can beat almost everyone with their price thumb.gif

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0354589

Computer cases are very individual based but here are a few good ideas to allow a water cooling loop. smile.gif

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119160

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146068

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139001 (my favorite)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146067

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146074

Some are more of a gaming purty style but others are very sleek and simple.
 
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post #57 of 83
READ.
Maximum PC tends to have build guides a lot recently, and OCN is a great resource for learning.

At first most threads will be confusing, but it will all start to make sense and come together if you stick with it and keep reading.

My recommendation is to not build until you have at least a firm understanding of the parts and their interaction.
Just jumping in and building what is recommended is a great way to break things, and make mistakes or not know how to fix things if need be.

Building a computer is just Legos.
Understanding the computer you built takes some time, but the payoff is infinitely more rewarding.
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yeah 15 hundred is alot of money, read up, study, the good ole ocn forums!(big ups)! and you'll soon be on the good road to electronic bliss!!
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What about the chip disks instead of a spinning disk? also thanks for the help and whatr would you reccomend for my current comp? I will be having a little bit of money for best buy as i am selling back my old phone and will get a few hundred to best buy like 1-2 maybe 3 hundred
 
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post #60 of 83
Are you talking about the opictal drive? Or Solid state drives vs standard hard drives?

If we are talking storage.

SSD's have amazing read/write speed. They are super fast, no moving parts, so very low/no noise. Small, but normally sturdy, and easy to mount.

The cons to a SSD (currently) They are costly. In japan I spent $217 USD on a 128 crucial SSD. You can buy them a bit cheaper on Newegg.com. But the space/cost rate is very lop sided.

So the best idea for SSD's is use it for your OS, and a few primary programs you use. Try to limit the games, music, and movies on the drive. As your space will vanish VERY fast. Just my OS, 1 game I'm currently playing, and my primary programs chewed up about 32Gb. I route all my downloads to a 7200RPM HHD. So it works out ok.


On the note of HHD's. They are pretty dirt cheap now. A TB of storage costs less then $100 these days. Which makes them amazing for a cheap build, but getting great storage amount.

They are not nearly as fast as a SSD. 7200RPM drives are nice. They read/write at a acceptable rate for modern games. You will notice a decrease on game loading vs a SSD. But they are a good method that most uses still use.


Overall though, my opinion is this. Buy a SSD atleast a 60GB for your OS, then have a 1TB slave for your downloads, movies, music, and games. Your OS will allow you to boot fast. I sleep mode my PC every night now, and I no sooner punch the power switch and my PC is on.

I hope this answers your question, I was a little confused on how you stated the question. But I hope I answered your question.
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