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Hey guys, well first of all, thanks for knocking it into my head that pre-built systems are stupid. I didn't really want to build a system at first and it kinda made me But now I'm ready to build one! Please keep in my that this will be my first ever build and I don't know all what I need. Fans, thermal compound etc... I have no clue. You guys are really going to have to tell me everything I need in order to make this system.

So to start off, I want a PC that will run any game on max settings at high FPS's. I think I will only want a single card now, but SLI or Crossfire will be coming in the future. I will surely want to get into overclocking and I need something that will not BSOD me nonstop or constantly overheat... or else I will start to panic >.>

I will be playing a ton of games and downloading mass HD movies and full anime seasons. Oh and I want a big fancy looking case that has lights or glows or something... kind of a childhood dream. >.> I also will need a good gaming keyboard and fairly good monitor. I don't need to worry about speakers, mouse, webcam, printer etc... I got that.

Well, my budget is about $2400, shoot away guys!

And thanks in advance for your help!
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post #2 of 84
You can get ALOT for 2400.

One thing you might want to add to your post is if you have a preference of AMD or intel. because AMD will go X6 whereas intel will go i7
    
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post #3 of 84
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Well it doesn't have to hit 2400, but if I get a build worth it for that price I can surely get it. I think I'd prefer Intel but don't know, if the AMD is better then ok. I should also put this out here too:

Guys i'm open to anything - nVidia/ATI, Intel/AMD This is my first rig, I'm neutral, just get me the best for the money! XD
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post #4 of 84
I recommend go i7 if you have that much money to spend, nothing compares gaming wise to them mighty i7's and a good gpu like a gtx 480.
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post #5 of 84
Same build from your one thread.

Hold on let me update it now due to your new "wants".

Still going with the 1200w PSU since you said you might wanna dual card in the future and youll need it LOL!

HD 5970 Prices:
Nowdirect.com
$608.70, Provantage $630, & CometSupply $632.58


LITE-ON DVD Writer - Bulk - Black SATA Model iHAS224-06 LightScribe Support - OEM Item #: N82E16827106333

ASUS M4A89TD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard Item #: N82E16813131655


Radeon HD 5970 (Hemlock) 2GB - SEE LINKS ABOVE FOR PURCHASE.


Antec TPQ-1200 1200W Continuous Power with PowerCache Technology SLI Ready CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Item #: N82E16817371032


G.SKILL ECO Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBECO Item #: N82E16820231321


AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Thuban 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor Item #: N82E16819103849


CORSAIR Cooling Hydro Series CWCH50-1 120mm High Performance CPU Cooler Item #: N82E16835181010

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive Item #: N82E16822152185

OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTX50G 2.5" 50GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) Item #: N82E16820227528


CoolerMaster HAF-X


Going to keyboard and monitor now.
Edited by pLuhhmm - 6/9/10 at 9:02pm
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post #6 of 84
next question, what do you have in the way of mice, keyboards, monitor or does that need to be included in the price range?
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post #8 of 84
Thread Starter 
I need a gaming keyboard and nice monitor in that price range. I can spare an additional $100 if needed for a monitor.
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post #9 of 84
take out one of those 5970's and buy all the accessories you want. 24" monitor, razer deathadder, logitech g19, huge gaming mousepad etc
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post #10 of 84
Quote:
Originally Posted by Grim Reaper View Post
I need a gaming keyboard and nice monitor in that price range. I can spare an additional $100 if needed for a monitor.
Do you need a mouse and mousepad too? I have $700 to work with for the extras.
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