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Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L

Evga 8800GS

E8200

CM 690 case

OCZ 2gb ram

this all cost about $750. Is this a good computer for playing a couple games and doing hw or could i lower some of the stuff down?
    
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Hmmm.... Does this include OS, PSU, monitor, and peripherals? The listed parts above add up to only around $520.
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No i forgot to add the PSU. Im not sure what wattage tho. And we havent figured out the monior and she already has the drives and we need to get a couple cables. i cant really decide on waht processor to get her. She doesnt need a power ful one but a good one that is Intel Core 2 Duo.
    
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Any Antec, Coolermaster, Silverstone, or PC P&C PSU will ne great.
Here is a link to see what PSU wattage you need. I wouldnt go with anything less than 500W of a QUALITY PSU.

For Ram look at Crucial. I believe they have better quality RAM.
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get a nice ocz 500+ watt one
    
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go for the E7200 rather than the 8200 or maybe even the E2220
    
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No i forgot to add the PSU. Im not sure what wattage tho. And we havent figured out the monior and she already has the drives and we need to get a couple cables. i cant really decide on waht processor to get her. She doesnt need a power ful one but a good one that is Intel Core 2 Duo.
DS3L comes with 2 SATA cables.
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post #8 of 10
If you can afford it go with the E8400.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115037

Also, I would go with the eVGA GeForce 8800GT

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130318

This will be a bit more than $750, but I think that you will be happier with it when you get your whole computer built. It will also last a bit longer before getting outdated
Edited by Anqt31 - 5/19/08 at 7:36pm
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Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L

Evga 8800GS

E8200

CM 690 case

OCZ 2gb ram

this all cost about $750. Is this a good computer for playing a couple games and doing hw or could i lower some of the stuff down?
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post #10 of 10
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The computer is a mid-range computer. MOST LIKELY nothing will be OVERCLOCKED. IT gona beused for like hw and playing a couple DX10 games that arent graphics hungrey. i found the processor. E6550 and the graphics card a 8800GS.
    
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