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any ideas of a system that can run oblivion smoothly, and doesnt cost over 1000? i can use my old case, moniter, dvd drive, hdd, and maybe the graphics card. thanks in advance.
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Celeron 2.3GHz Not Sure nVidia 6200 512mb 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
120GB + 80GB Vista Stock Stock 
PowerCaseMouse
Stock Stock Stock 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Celeron 2.3GHz Not Sure nVidia 6200 512mb 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
120GB + 80GB Vista Stock Stock 
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Stock Stock Stock 
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post #2 of 7
I would try for this CPU if you plan on OCing, or this one if you don't. But I guess either way, if you can afford the first one...just get it.
As for ram, I would try these.
Mobo...hmmm not sure yet. I would go for a EVGA 7900gt or 7600gt for GPU.
Crusher.Destroyer
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500K SABERTOOTH Z77 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 Gskill DDR2 8gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
250gb WD 500gb WD Cooler Master something or other....it's BIG. Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
55" Samsung Smart TV LED Wireless GE 600W NZXT  
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Wireless GE 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500K SABERTOOTH Z77 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 Gskill DDR2 8gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
250gb WD 500gb WD Cooler Master something or other....it's BIG. Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
55" Samsung Smart TV LED Wireless GE 600W NZXT  
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Wireless GE 
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post #3 of 7
just curious, but you said get the e6600 if you don't plan on OCing.
Well I planned on getting the e6600 and understood it was a good processor for OCing. could you explain was its not a good choice?
My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6600 Asus Extreme Striker Geforce 260 GTX 2x1024 OCZ 2x2048 kingston 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
seagate Windows 7 Samsung 19" SyncMaster Micro Wireless 
PowerCaseMouse
Rocketfish 900w Broadway 712-4HLW-BK Dynex 5 button 
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Intel Q6600 Asus Extreme Striker Geforce 260 GTX 2x1024 OCZ 2x2048 kingston 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
seagate Windows 7 Samsung 19" SyncMaster Micro Wireless 
PowerCaseMouse
Rocketfish 900w Broadway 712-4HLW-BK Dynex 5 button 
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post #4 of 7
The E6600 is a good overclocker also. I wouldn't get the E6700. Why post this in the AMD general section?
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 7700k 4.8Ghz @ 1.28v Asrock Z170 Extreme4 Sapphire R9 Nano @ Fury X clocks Crucial Ballistix 16GB 2666mhz CL15 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial MX300 525GB SSD, Seagate 3TB, Samsung 1TB Noctua NH-U14S Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Samsung U24E590D UHD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse II Seasonic Prime 850w Titanium Corsair Carbide Air 540 Steelseries Xai 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 7700k 4.8Ghz @ 1.28v Asrock Z170 Extreme4 Sapphire R9 Nano @ Fury X clocks Crucial Ballistix 16GB 2666mhz CL15 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial MX300 525GB SSD, Seagate 3TB, Samsung 1TB Noctua NH-U14S Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Samsung U24E590D UHD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse II Seasonic Prime 850w Titanium Corsair Carbide Air 540 Steelseries Xai 
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post #5 of 7
anything would be better over a celeron

for a grand u can almost get an enitire new rig. USD

just get a good mobo.. post what u find here people can tell if that would be a good one.. any conroe would be good for stock and OCing..

OCing, the ram,mobo,cooling are bigger factors then the cpu
Phenom
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom 9600BE GIGABYTE GA-MA78GM-S2H Biostar 8800GT 2X2GB Ballistix 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
RaptorX Samsung DVD burner Win 7 20" Samsung 204BW 
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Phenom
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Phenom 9600BE GIGABYTE GA-MA78GM-S2H Biostar 8800GT 2X2GB Ballistix 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
RaptorX Samsung DVD burner Win 7 20" Samsung 204BW 
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post #6 of 7
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just curious, but you said get the e6600 if you don't plan on OCing.
Well I planned on getting the e6600 and understood it was a good processor for OCing. could you explain was its not a good choice?
OK, I put that wrong...i meant to say that you should get the E6700 if you didn't plan on overclocking (because it has higher clock speeds) and the other if you plan on overclocking (because your budget), as it has lower clock speeds.
Although both are great for overclocking.
Crusher.Destroyer
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500K SABERTOOTH Z77 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 Gskill DDR2 8gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
250gb WD 500gb WD Cooler Master something or other....it's BIG. Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
55" Samsung Smart TV LED Wireless GE 600W NZXT  
Mouse
Wireless GE 
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Crusher.Destroyer
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500K SABERTOOTH Z77 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 Gskill DDR2 8gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
250gb WD 500gb WD Cooler Master something or other....it's BIG. Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
55" Samsung Smart TV LED Wireless GE 600W NZXT  
Mouse
Wireless GE 
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post #7 of 7

Total €818.96 for these parts.

For the rest of the money, you might want to look for a new PSU, like the OCZ GameXStream 600W
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA None Windows XP Pro 32-bit HP Pavilion f1703 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
N/A Corsair HX520 Coolermaster Cavalier N/A 
Mouse Pad
N/A 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA None Windows XP Pro 32-bit HP Pavilion f1703 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
N/A Corsair HX520 Coolermaster Cavalier N/A 
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N/A 
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