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I just recently bought a beastly computer that I have listed below. I haven't gotten it yet, but the specs are down there anyways. I'm saying I'm new to "REAL gaming" because I've been using a Celeron @ 2.4Ghz, 512mb 400mhz RAM, Geforce 5700LE, 40gig harddrive, and some random low end motherboard for ages. Can't quite consider that a quality gaming computer nowadays. Anyways, hola.
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post #2 of 12
That is a kick a** rig. Nice choice man!
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Heck ya, thanks. Going to have to put in some overtime to recover from it though, but it'll be worth it!
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2x Seagate 320GB in Raid-O Dual Liteon DVD-RW drives Windows Home Dell Ultrasharp 20" Widescreen 
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2x Seagate 320GB in Raid-O Dual Liteon DVD-RW drives Windows Home Dell Ultrasharp 20" Widescreen 
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That'll be smokin, gL (envious)
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post #5 of 12
You wouldnt happen to want to share with us how much you paid for that sexy beast would ya?
post #6 of 12
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$3016.75 exactly
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post #7 of 12
Can you still return the monitor and/or one of those 8800GTX cards? IMO you severely overpaid.
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post #8 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by selectodude View Post
Can you still return the monitor and/or one of those 8800GTX cards? IMO you severely overpaid.
Well I already had the monitor, but I could probably go to only one 8800GTX

After a rough estimation of prices, I come out to about even as if I were to buy and build it on my own, so I don't quite see where I overpaid really. The 3016.75 included shipping also, which could be 60-70.
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E6700 @ 3.4Ghz eVGA 680i eVGA 8800GTX Mushkin 2GB PC6400 4-4-4-12 timings 
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2x Seagate 320GB in Raid-O Dual Liteon DVD-RW drives Windows Home Dell Ultrasharp 20" Widescreen 
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Saitek Eclipse II Silencer QUAD 750w Thermaltake Armor (Black) Razer Diamondback 
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2x Seagate 320GB in Raid-O Dual Liteon DVD-RW drives Windows Home Dell Ultrasharp 20" Widescreen 
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post #9 of 12
I'm sure that is exactly want he didnt want to hear. Prolly shouldnt have said that. theres nothing worse then feeling like you got ripped off.
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I'm sure that is exactly want he didnt want to hear. Prolly shouldnt have said that. theres nothing worse then feeling like you got ripped off.
lol, amen. But I feel as if I didn't. I know I didn't really need two 8800GTX's at the moment... but that's simply how I roll and I live with my parents still, so I can afford it considering my one and ONLY payment is half of the car insurance payment, lmao (my parents pay the other half).

Rough estimation:

Thermaltake Armor Case (Black) -$150
eVGA 680i Motherboard -$250
E6700 Processor w/Zalman Fan -$550 with fan
2GB PC6400 4-4-4-12 -$250
eVGA 8800GTX in SLI Configuration (x2) -$1250
2x320GB Seagate in RAID-0 -$185
750W Thermaltake PSU -$200
Dual LiteOn DVD-RW -$60
19-in-1 Memory Card Reader -$20
Fan Control & Temperature Guage -$20
Windows XP Home -$60

TOTAL: $2995.00
So I got free labor and paid $21.75 for shipping as I see it.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x Seagate 320GB in Raid-O Dual Liteon DVD-RW drives Windows Home Dell Ultrasharp 20" Widescreen 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse II Silencer QUAD 750w Thermaltake Armor (Black) Razer Diamondback 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x Seagate 320GB in Raid-O Dual Liteon DVD-RW drives Windows Home Dell Ultrasharp 20" Widescreen 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse II Silencer QUAD 750w Thermaltake Armor (Black) Razer Diamondback 
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