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post #1 of 14
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Hey i have an extreme request to whoever is up to the task. I really cant figure out how to make a really good gaming rig with $500. I already havea good nvidia GPU. But all i want right now is a conroe build i have the gpu, case, power supply, disk drive, and a few harddrives. I just cant figure out how to make a decent conroe build help please
    
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post #2 of 14
idk do you have a max of 500? and what gpu do you alredy have ill see what i can work out
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post #3 of 14
If the psu you have is the one that came from a nzxt case, id recommend replacing it. Psu's that come with cases are generally not too good.
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post #4 of 14
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yea i have the nzxt psu and a nvidia 7800GT yes my maximum is 500 unless i sell my evga nforce 4 for intel but idk if anyone would by it
    
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post #5 of 14
$500 isn't that much for RAM, MoBo, and CPU.

I'd suggest an E6300, Gigabyte board, and Corsair XMS (1gb or 2gb).

The 2gb is really nice, but rather pricey.

EDIT: for a PSU, I suggest the ThermalTake Purepower.
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post #6 of 14
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ha thats funny i was actualy considering taht exact build except id use an asus board
    
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post #7 of 14
Which Asus board were you considering? The best Asus Conroe boards are in the $220 range.
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post #8 of 14
for a cheap build geta d3s no doubt about that cheap asus rnt nice
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armor 
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post #9 of 14
d3s?
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post #10 of 14
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thats what i'm looking for nice , but cheap
    
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
seagate 250gb +160gb WD DVD rom ide drive Win Xp sp2 Zeos CRT (owned 10 yrs) 
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Logitech cordless 500W NZXT NZXT Lexa Logitech cordless optical 
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Core2Duo E6300 Gigabyte p965 Nvidia Geforce 7800GT 1gb Ocz S.O.E. 800mhz ram 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
seagate 250gb +160gb WD DVD rom ide drive Win Xp sp2 Zeos CRT (owned 10 yrs) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech cordless 500W NZXT NZXT Lexa Logitech cordless optical 
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