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Hey, just a thought - most or all games should run fine on a low-end C2D. Crytek has even stated Crysis will only need a ~2.4ghz C2D for max everything, so...

I'd get the cheapest C2D/Athlon X2 possible, and an 8800GTX.
you'd be bottlenecking your GPU
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64GB MC SSD, 2x320 7200.10, 2x2TB Green Caviar Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung 205BW & 32" Panasonic LCD G15 
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AMD Athlon X2 3600+ 1.9Ghz runs $60
XMS2 DDR2 2GB runs $85
Good motherboard $130-$299
8800GTX or HD2900XT $400-$600

If your into overclocking anyway, if not a 6000+ 3GHZ X2 for $160 would do good.
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