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So I'm in need of a second computer I already have some of it in the works, but I would like some of you guys' recommendations on the best parts. My budget is around $700, but NO MORE I repeat, NO MORE than 750. The parts that are already filled in are what I already have. Any recommendations you guys have will be much appreciated.

CPU: Intel Q6600

CPU Cooler: keep it under $50-55

MOTHERBOARD: I was thinking a p35, something that can OC a Q6600 (quad for that matter) amazingly, $150 at the most!

RAM: 2x2gb Corsair xms2 PC-6400 (if you can recommend some better RAM 4gb that goes well with the mobo, and can OC the Q6600, go figure $100)

Graphics card: go figure $180-200 AT THE MOST! I really like nVidia cards, but I wouldn't mind going to ATi for this build if need be

Sound Card: Creative Sound Blaster 7.1

HDD: just one, go figure $80-90, maybe Seagate 7200.10 250gb, or a cheap raptor drive will also be a +

PSU: something that can support everything I have $120 AT THE MOST. I really like the modular cabling support, but no biggie if it ain't gonna happen

DVD Burner: any links to some good deals - $25 AT THE MOST

Mouse: Logitech mx518
Edited by Wahkee - 7/8/08 at 8:50pm
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Gaming rigs don't really need quad cores....
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CPU: Intel Q6600
thats fine

CPU Cooler: keep it under $50-55
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835154001

MOTHERBOARD: I was thinking a p35, something that can OC a Q6600 (quad for that matter) amazingly, $150 at the most!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136043

RAM: 2x2gb Corsair xms2 PC-6400 (if you can recommend some better RAM 4gb that goes well with the mobo, and can OC the Q6600, go figure $100)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231166 is quite popular

Graphics card: go figure $180-200 AT THE MOST! I really like nVidia cards, but I wouldn't mind going to ATi for this build if need be

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...siontek%2b4850

Sound Card: Creative Sound Blaster 7.1

HDD: just one, go figure $80-90, maybe Seagate 7200.10 250gb, or a cheap raptor drive will also be a +
thats fine

PSU: something that can support everything I have $120 AT THE MOST. I really like the modular cabling support, but no biggie if it ain't gonna happen

http://www.buy.com/prod/Corsair_HX52...203270716.html

DVD Burner: any links to some good deals - $25 AT THE MOST

Mouse: Logitech mx518
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post #5 of 18
def go with an ATI 4850
    
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post #6 of 18
2nd. From what Ive heard , and seen some of the benchmarks , I should a held out and got it.
post #7 of 18
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-The reason for the Q6600 is cause I got an excellent deal that I couldn't pass on it

-I already have a tuniq tower on this rig, and I would like to get something else that can be an alternative maybe a zalman or a true? post up links!

-As for the mobo, it's a toss-up between the DFI lanparty, DFI BloodIron, and one of these: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...=4%u00d7240pin

-Actually for the RAM, if I was to not use my corsair xms2 4gb, I will have to go with 2x1gb ram (maybe this one? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231098 )

-For the gcard, I was thinking of going with this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127325

but is it really worth the extra $$ for the 4850?

-I like this PSU, and I think it will be a nice addition, but is it a good bang for the buck? cause I would want to go a bit cheaper, but if not, its no biggie.

http://www.buy.com/prod/Corsair_HX52...203270716.html

and I forgot about the case. I already have an antec nine hundred ready to go
Edited by Wahkee - 7/8/08 at 9:46pm
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post #8 of 18
Yes. Get the 4850 - the 4870 if you could somehow swing it
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post #9 of 18
The 4850 is miles better than the 8800GTS 512
post #10 of 18
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what about a 9800GTX? they're about the same price
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