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post #1 of 5
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Need a good build that is money for performance, say ~600$, overclocking is definetely allowed, (i had e2160 oc'ed to 3.0ghz) in mind, any suggestions for mobo, gpu setup, memory, and what not? it would be much appreciated!
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640GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 Samsung SH-S223C Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SamSung SyncMaster 226BW 2MS Response Time 
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post #2 of 5
see my sig, the $700 is really a $550

E2180
Gigabyte P35
8800 GT 512mb
500 gig WD AAKS
Xclio 500 watt stablepower
2 x 1 gigs ram
20 x dvdrw

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...Number=5008149
Edited by CravinR1 - 6/26/08 at 6:16pm
post #3 of 5
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so thats about 550$ of hardware? i mean is there anything else i should know about that build, would changing the 8800 to dual 8600's be a major performance drop? or what? just curious
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640GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 Samsung SH-S223C Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SamSung SyncMaster 226BW 2MS Response Time 
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640GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 Samsung SH-S223C Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SamSung SyncMaster 226BW 2MS Response Time 
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I have an idea....
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<$450 Build -Credit to Chozart
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Case: Rosewill R222-P-BK - $19.99
Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-P31-S3G - $64.99
GPU: ASUS EN9600GSO - $109.99
PSU: FSP Group SAGA+ 450R 450W - $56.99
CPU: Intel E2160 -$70
HD: HITACHI Deskstar 7K160 160GB - $41.99
CPU Cooler: ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro 92mm CPU Cooler $26.9

or

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<$600 Build
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CPU: Intel E2160 -$70
CPU Cooler: XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 -$37
Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-P31 -$65
RAM: G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 800MHz -$85
Hard Drive: Seagate 7200.10 250GB -$57
PSU: Antec earthwatts EA500 500W -$60
GPU: EVGA 9600GT -$150
Case: COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 -$50

or
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<$700 Build
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CPU: Intel E2160 -$70
CPU Cooler: Tuniq Tower -$50
Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-EP35-DS3L -$90
RAM: G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 800MHz -$85
Hard Drive: Seagate 7200.10 250GB -$57
PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX 550W -$100
GPU: EVGA 512-P3-N800-TR GeForce 8800 GT 512MB -$160
Case: COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 -$50
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post #5 of 5
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Originally Posted by AJLarson View Post
so thats about 550$ of hardware? i mean is there anything else i should know about that build, would changing the 8800 to dual 8600's be a major performance drop? or what? just curious
It would cost about the same and performance would be less since SLI doesn't scale well and isn't supported in all games.

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...Number=5008149

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