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post #11 of 17
Thats a pretty legit deal.

If I had 2 grand, I would be all over it.
    
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post #12 of 17
did he really say alienware??!?! on OCN?!??!

Dude build it yourself PERIOD. I can give you lots of reasons to NOT buy alienware by the way...

Actually that guys pc is looking pretty nice too for 2 grand. you should check more into that in my opinion.
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post #13 of 17
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what i think i'm gonna do is just upgrade the hell out of mine with new PSU, 8800GTS, CPU cooler, and then a month or so get the mobo, case and maybe upgrade the processor.

microman defiantly has a nice set up that i'm sure is worth every penny but i didn't want to spend the $2000 in 1 shot. I love the whole financing and credit thing $150 a month for 12-15 months sounds much better
Edited by whipple16 - 6/2/08 at 9:07pm
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post #14 of 17
for a couple hundred bucks you can get yourself a nice upgrade if you're planning on keeping that rig. For example, E7200, P35 Mobo, 8800GTS 512MB, Aftermarket Heatsink, New PC case, and a new power supply.
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post #15 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by sgdude View Post
if he wants to spend $2000 (it seems thats what he wants to spend) he should go for a quad core. the Q6600 is $215 and the Q6700 is $275 (both retail)

for ram go with this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231145

and for HDD, go with this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136131

get a 8800GTS 512 video card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127325

and a evga 750i FTW mobo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188026

get the TRUE cpu cooler and the scythe ultra kaze 3000rmp fan.
Except the fact that a quad core is useless for his use and that the 750i sucks. More cores doesn't mean better.
post #16 of 17
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is the processor something i should definitely change or is it still good to use and over clock if i throw some descent cooling on it.
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post #17 of 17
dont be a pleb, ground up all the way baby
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