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Am going to be making a new computer and i have $1450 budget and i was wondering what should i get.... List all the detail !
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I am also building a new computer and my budget is $1400.
Case
Gigabyte 3D Aurora (Best Case, designed for Water cooling) 158.98
http://www.newegg.com/product/Produc...+Computer+Case

PSU
Antec NeoHE (550W Modular Power SLI) 96.73
http://www.securemart.com/cgi-bin/fu...0.html?pcode=1

Water Cooling
CoolingGigabyte GH-WIU01 (Designed for the case) 149.98
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...C-pr1c3grabb3r

Motherboard
Gigabyte GA-G1975X (975X, wind tunnel, dual BIOS, SLI) 254.21
http://www.mwave.com/mwave/skusearch...iteria=BA22197

Processor
Intel P4 630 3.0Ghz, 2MB L2, 64 Bit Processor, LGA 775173.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116198

Videocard
XFX 6800 GS XXX256MB PCIe 485Mhz Core, 1.1Ghz Mem, SLI204.99
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...liate=shopping

RAM
Transcend DDR2-533 1GB79.81
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820208306

Hard Drive
WD Raptor 10K RPM 74GB SATA208.43
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820208306

DVD-Drive
Gigabyte CD-RW/DVD-ROM34.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827200005

TOTAL: 1362.11

Everything on there is Retail. That is a very nice water cooled system that is easy to setup. Very upgradeable! The mobo will be good for the new dual core processors of 2006!
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Core i7 2500k ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen 3 AMD 7970 16GB DDR3 
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Intel 520 256GB SATA DVD Burner Windows 7 64 bit Deal U2410 
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Core i7 2500k ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen 3 AMD 7970 16GB DDR3 
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Intel 520 256GB SATA DVD Burner Windows 7 64 bit Deal U2410 
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Adesso Mechanical Silverstone OP650 Logitech G700 
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post #3 of 12
all looks good, except for the memory, i would get this instead (back instock on the 9th). Those 2 gigs will get you far in gaming and multitasking.
    
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T2500 Core Duo Dell Laptop Quadro 1500m flashed--> 7900GTX 2x1GB G.Skill DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
200GB SATA 5400RPM 8x DVD±RW Burner XP Home SP2 17" LCD (1920x1200) + 20.1" Samsung Widescreen 
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GE Keyboard 9 Cell Battery E1705 Frame Razer Diamondback 
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T2500 Core Duo Dell Laptop Quadro 1500m flashed--> 7900GTX 2x1GB G.Skill DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
200GB SATA 5400RPM 8x DVD±RW Burner XP Home SP2 17" LCD (1920x1200) + 20.1" Samsung Widescreen 
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GE Keyboard 9 Cell Battery E1705 Frame Razer Diamondback 
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post #4 of 12
If you liked my system, you have an extra $100 or so. With that you could get the 7800Gt
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150108
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2500k ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen 3 AMD 7970 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 256GB SATA DVD Burner Windows 7 64 bit Deal U2410 
KeyboardPowerMouse
Adesso Mechanical Silverstone OP650 Logitech G700 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2500k ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen 3 AMD 7970 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 256GB SATA DVD Burner Windows 7 64 bit Deal U2410 
KeyboardPowerMouse
Adesso Mechanical Silverstone OP650 Logitech G700 
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post #5 of 12
You should get a cheaper case or motherboard and get 7800GTX 512mb(Best card of all)


Quote:
Originally Posted by pauldovi
I am also building a new computer and my budget is $1400.
Case
Gigabyte 3D Aurora (Best Case, designed for Water cooling) 158.98
http://www.newegg.com/product/Produc...+Computer+Case

PSU
Antec NeoHE (550W Modular Power SLI) 96.73
http://www.securemart.com/cgi-bin/fu...0.html?pcode=1

Water Cooling
CoolingGigabyte GH-WIU01 (Designed for the case) 149.98
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...C-pr1c3grabb3r

Motherboard
Gigabyte GA-G1975X (975X, wind tunnel, dual BIOS, SLI) 254.21
http://www.mwave.com/mwave/skusearch...iteria=BA22197

Processor
Intel P4 630 3.0Ghz, 2MB L2, 64 Bit Processor, LGA 775173.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116198

Videocard
XFX 6800 GS XXX256MB PCIe 485Mhz Core, 1.1Ghz Mem, SLI204.99
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...liate=shopping

RAM
Transcend DDR2-533 1GB79.81
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820208306

Hard Drive
WD Raptor 10K RPM 74GB SATA208.43
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820208306

DVD-Drive
Gigabyte CD-RW/DVD-ROM34.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827200005

TOTAL: 1362.11

Everything on there is Retail. That is a very nice water cooled system that is easy to setup. Very upgradeable! The mobo will be good for the new dual core processors of 2006!
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Quad Core Q6600 @ 3.3GHz ASUS P5B-E eVGA GTX 460 2x3GB DDR2 @ 800MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOSMonitor
500GB HHD 128GB SSD  Windows 7 x64 ACER 22" 1680x1050 
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Corsair HT750W 
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Intel Quad Core Q6600 @ 3.3GHz ASUS P5B-E eVGA GTX 460 2x3GB DDR2 @ 800MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOSMonitor
500GB HHD 128GB SSD  Windows 7 x64 ACER 22" 1680x1050 
Power
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post #6 of 12
this is in the amd section so he might want an amd processor...go for the 3200+ same price as the p4 he posted.
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AMD 3200+ Venice s939 MSI K8N-Neo4F XP Pro 17" CRT 
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AMD 3200+ Venice s939 MSI K8N-Neo4F XP Pro 17" CRT 
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post #7 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by wowza
all looks good, except for the memory, i would get this instead (back instock on the 9th). Those 2 gigs will get you far in gaming and multitasking.
Very nice, I have never seen those before. I'm changing my setup! (I havent bought yet)
System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2500k ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen 3 AMD 7970 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 256GB SATA DVD Burner Windows 7 64 bit Deal U2410 
KeyboardPowerMouse
Adesso Mechanical Silverstone OP650 Logitech G700 
  hide details  
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2500k ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen 3 AMD 7970 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 256GB SATA DVD Burner Windows 7 64 bit Deal U2410 
KeyboardPowerMouse
Adesso Mechanical Silverstone OP650 Logitech G700 
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post #8 of 12
Thread Starter 
am looking for a dual core processor , thinking of going for the x2 4000+


1 more question...


Does water cooling use special liquid or just regular water...?
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by g4xx
Does water cooling use special liquid or just regular water...?
That kid comes with the coolant. Custom systems use distilled water with some chemical to treat the water for bacteria.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2500k ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen 3 AMD 7970 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 256GB SATA DVD Burner Windows 7 64 bit Deal U2410 
KeyboardPowerMouse
Adesso Mechanical Silverstone OP650 Logitech G700 
  hide details  
Reply
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2500k ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen 3 AMD 7970 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 256GB SATA DVD Burner Windows 7 64 bit Deal U2410 
KeyboardPowerMouse
Adesso Mechanical Silverstone OP650 Logitech G700 
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post #10 of 12
Thread Starter 
o!!! How often do u have to refill it>?
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