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i was wondering what i can do with 500$ i like intel, i did nto want to go AMD, but might it be better budget wise? i was thinking q6600 or any dual core with a fsb of 1333. is this at all possible? it is a rig that will game just slightly.
    
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buy anohter monitor?
q6700 (x10 multi good for ocing)
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Intel Q6600 DFI P45 t2rs-plus 560 ti  4gb 1066 ocz 
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Intel Q6600 DFI P45 t2rs-plus 560 ti  4gb 1066 ocz 
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post #3 of 6
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its not for me, just for a friend so i twill not be OC'd, they all worry about do that. they need a monitor also. here is what i put together

Qty. Product Description Savings Total Price



LG 20X DVD±R Super Multi DVD Burner Black ATAPI / E-IDE Model GSA-H55NK

LG 20X DVD±R Super Multi DVD Burner Black ATAPI / E-IDE Model GSA-H55NK - OEM
Item #: N82E16827136117
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy



$22.99




Rosewill R6423-P BK ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Rosewill R6423-P BK ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Item #: N82E16811147066
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

-$3.00 Instant


$28.99
$25.99




Western Digital Caviar SE WD3200AAJS 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive

Western Digital Caviar SE WD3200AAJS 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
Item #: N82E16822136098
Return Policy: Limited 30-Day Return Policy



$64.99




XFX PVT84JUDD3 GeForce 8600GT XXX 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 SLI Supported Video Card

XFX PVT84JUDD3 GeForce 8600GT XXX 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
Item #: N82E16814150229
Return Policy: Limited 30-Day Return Policy


$30.00 Mail-in Rebate

$90.99




Thermaltake TR2 W0070RUC 430W ATX Power Supply

Thermaltake TR2 W0070RUC 430W ATX Power Supply - Retail
Item #: N82E16817153023
Return Policy: Limited 30-Day Return Policy


$10.00 Mail-in Rebate

$40.99




ZOTAC N73V-Value LGA 775 NVIDIA GeForce 7050 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

ZOTAC N73V-Value LGA 775 NVIDIA GeForce 7050 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
Item #: N82E16813500005
Return Policy: Limited 30-Day Return Policy


$10.00 Mail-in Rebate

$48.99




Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor Model BX80562Q6600

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor Model BX80562Q6600 - Retail
Item #: N82E16819115017
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$209.99

Subtotal: $504.93


but that is without the monitor

he most likely will just being using it for the internet, some movies, and little to no gaming. but he may try cod4 on it



EDIT:seems i forgot the ram also
Edited by TrueNoob - 7/2/08 at 3:37pm
    
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WD 500GB ASUS Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD WIndows 7 Ultimate LG Flatron 22" Wide Screen 
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post #4 of 6
Q6600 may be overkill. Opt for the E7200 so you can budget in the RAM.
post #5 of 6
my current computer was 550 after rebates
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post #6 of 6
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he cannot wait for the rebates, he does not have so much faith in them i guess. i myself have gotten very few rebates back.


Quote:
Originally Posted by flyin15sec View Post
Q6600 may be overkill. Opt for the E7200 so you can budget in the RAM.
E7200 seems fair




LG 20X DVD±R Super Multi DVD Burner Black ATAPI / E-IDE Model GSA-H55NK

LG 20X DVD±R Super Multi DVD Burner Black ATAPI / E-IDE Model GSA-H55NK - OEM
Item #: N82E16827136117
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy



$22.99




Rosewill R6423-P BK ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Rosewill R6423-P BK ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Item #: N82E16811147066
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

-$3.00 Instant


$28.99
$25.99




Western Digital Caviar SE WD3200AAJS 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive

Western Digital Caviar SE WD3200AAJS 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
Item #: N82E16822136098
Return Policy: Limited 30-Day Return Policy



$64.99




PNY VCG84R2SXPB GeForce 8400 GS 256MB 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Video Card

PNY VCG84R2SXPB GeForce 8400 GS 256MB 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Video Card - Retail
Item #: N82E16814133221
Return Policy: Limited 30-Day Return Policy



$44.99




Thermaltake TR2 W0070RUC 430W ATX Power Supply

Thermaltake TR2 W0070RUC 430W ATX Power Supply - Retail
Item #: N82E16817153023
Return Policy: Limited 30-Day Return Policy


$10.00 Mail-in Rebate

$40.99




G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1000 (PC2 8000) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-8000CL5D-4GBPQ

G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1000 (PC2 8000) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-8000CL5D-4GBPQ - Retail
Item #: N82E16820231145
Return Policy: Memory (Modules, USB) Return Policy

-$45.00 Instant


$129.99
$84.99




ZOTAC N73V-Value LGA 775 NVIDIA GeForce 7050 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

ZOTAC N73V-Value LGA 775 NVIDIA GeForce 7050 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
Item #: N82E16813500005
Return Policy: Limited 30-Day Return Policy


$10.00 Mail-in Rebate

$48.99




Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 Wolfdale 2.53GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80571E7200

Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 Wolfdale 2.53GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80571E7200 - Retail
Item #: N82E16819115052
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$129.99

Subtotal: $463.92
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so this is now what i have. anywhere else to shave some money off?
Edited by TrueNoob - 7/2/08 at 5:01pm
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9450 3.7GHZ EVGA 780i FTW Evga 8800 GTS K.O X2 (SLI) 8GB GSkill PQ DDR2 1000 4x2GB 5-5-5-12 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 500GB ASUS Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD WIndows 7 Ultimate LG Flatron 22" Wide Screen 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Wireless Entertainment 3000 750W Silverstone Cooler Master 690 Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9450 3.7GHZ EVGA 780i FTW Evga 8800 GTS K.O X2 (SLI) 8GB GSkill PQ DDR2 1000 4x2GB 5-5-5-12 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 500GB ASUS Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD WIndows 7 Ultimate LG Flatron 22" Wide Screen 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Wireless Entertainment 3000 750W Silverstone Cooler Master 690 Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000 
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