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post #1 of 26
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1st Build

Asus P5Q Pro $139.99
Intel Pentium Dual Core E2180 $88.40
HIS Radeon HD 4850 $189.99
G.SKILL PC2-6400 2GB 2x1GB $59.40
Corsair VX550W $84.00 (10 Dollar Rebate)
Coolermaster CM 690 $72.36
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 250GB SATA2 8.5MS 7200RPM 16MB Cache $52.88
Xigmatek HDT-S1283 $33.48
Samsung SH-S203B Black Sata DVD+RW $24.88

2nd Build

Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS3L $87.99
Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 $145.60
Bfg Geforce 8800GT Oc $119.99 (40 Dollar Rebate)
G.SKILL PC2-6400 4GB 2x2GB $91.80
Corsair VX550W $84.00 (10 Dollar Rebate)
Coolermaster CM 690 $72.36
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 3.5IN 500GB SATA2 8.5MS 7200RPM 32MB Cache $75.88
Xigmatek HDT-S1283 $33.48
Samsung SH-S203B Black Sata DVD+RW $24.88

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they both turn out to be around the same amount after rebate
i'm going to be using 64 bit vista btw

edit:
all prices are from www.directcanada.com

edit:

3rd Build

Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS3L $87.99
Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 $145.60
HIS Radeon HD 4850 $189.99
G.SKILL PC2-6400 2GB 2x1GB $59.40
Corsair VX550W $84.00 (10 Dollar Rebate)
Coolermaster CM 690 $72.36
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 250GB SATA2 8.5MS 7200RPM 16MB Cache $52.88
Xigmatek HDT-S1283 $33.48
Samsung SH-S203B Black Sata DVD+RW $24.88

Mixed Up The 2 Builds Like Other People Advised

edit: 4th build added (better mobo)

4th Build
DFI DK P35-T2RS / Asus P5Q Pro $138.21 - $139.99
Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 $145.60
HIS Radeon HD 4850 $189.99
G.SKILL PC2-6400 2GB 2x1GB $59.40
Antec Sonata iii $98.88
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 250GB SATA2 8.5MS 7200RPM 16MB Cache $52.88
Xigmatek HDT-S1283 $33.48
Samsung SH-S203B Black Sata DVD+RW $24.88
Edited by Slick55 - 6/24/08 at 3:27pm
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post #2 of 26
which 8800gt is it? 256mb version? hmm... anyways, doesn't really matter. The 1st is much better! (4850 is king)
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post #3 of 26
2nd build if you're using 64-bit Vista, but put a 4850 in there.
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post #4 of 26
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@dr4gon: its 512MB version

@lowstrife: i cant lol, goes over limit
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post #5 of 26
find some cheaper ram and smaller hard drive maybe and combine the two builds.
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post #6 of 26
I agree on combining the two builds.

Also will you be overclocking? An e2180 won't be powerful enough at stock speeds to run a 4850.
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post #7 of 26
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^yeah i'll be overclocking lol
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post #8 of 26
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hmmm

for the 2nd build
change the ram to the one in the 1st build
change the HD to the one in the 1st build
and get an 4850?
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post #9 of 26
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bump..
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post #10 of 26
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hmmm

for the 2nd build
change the ram to the one in the 1st build
change the HD to the one in the 1st build
and get an 4850?
Do it and itll be AWESOME!
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