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post #21 of 31
That suggestion above this does not include a hdd, optical drive, keyboard, mouse, and the that is not a very reliable powersupply as far as I know. You never want to skimp on the powersupply as it will usually give you so many problems that you should just pay the extra $40 and get one that you won't have to worry about.
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post #22 of 31
Well, with the PSU+case there's room for improvement, as for all the others for that matter.
I sugested those mainly because the things I missed out (optical, mouse, keyb) can also be bought from a local store. For myself I would never buy a optical unit from the web because these things tend to be less reliable in time, and waranty over the web, RMA and all can take a while. I wouldn't do it for me and I can't advice anybody else to do it.
I wouldn't be that quick on saying that rig doesn't have that, that and the other since you didn't place any hdd in your sugestion either.
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post #23 of 31
Hey there is no need to get defensive. The objective of this thread is to help someone build an awesome computer not get recognition for making suggestions or to put anyone down.
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post #24 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Malaziel
Hey there is no need to get defensive. The objective of this thread is to help someone build an awesome computer not get recognition for making suggestions or to put anyone down.
You're right , still I keep my oppinion with the things i've just said: opticals, mose and keys can be bought from the local shop. The truth is in the US the RMA thing takes far less time time than in other place on earth. Here in Europe evarything is more complicated than it should be and to RMA a faulty optical unit can leave you without it for a while, som' close to 30-40 days. Since they are the most likely thing to broke I rather taking them back to the shop and have them replaced on spot. Let's face it, the times when a 6x CDrom drive could last a full 3-5 years are long gone. Btw, i have a mitsumi 6x cdrom since 12 years ago and still works

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post #25 of 31
The case that I suggested is a very cool (temperature wise) case. Coolmaster makes a good product and they know about air cooling. When I switched to the case that I am using now from my old one it lowered my temps by about 10*Celsius.
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post #26 of 31
Also guys don't forget to keep in mind that shipping has to be paid on all these parts so when you come out with a final build you might want to leave a little leeway to cover that. I only had $34 left which probably wouldn't cover shipping on all that stuff but would pay for the majority of it.
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post #27 of 31
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Oh, No need for shipping because this is the local store. I think what i may do is use both suggestions and mod them a bit. I think ill drop the Duel core and stick with the 3700, but ill use that case cause i dont think he will care bout looks and stuff.
Anyway this is wat i think ill go with:
CPU:3700
RAM:value 2 gig
MOBO:A8N SLI
GPU:leadtek 7900GT
CASE:Codegen
PSU:codegen
KB/mouse:the cheap ones.
DVD:Samsung

I think that will make a complete system, and it comes to $1608, so do you think that will be good for him.

-GILL-
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post #28 of 31
Does he need an operating system or a harddrive? Also what kind of ram are you planning on getting?
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post #29 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by gill
Oh, No need for shipping because this is the local store. I think what i may do is use both suggestions and mod them a bit. I think ill drop the Duel core and stick with the 3700, but ill use that case cause i dont think he will care bout looks and stuff.
Anyway this is wat i think ill go with:
CPU:3700
RAM:value 2 gig
MOBO:A8N SLI
GPU:leadtek 7900GT
CASE:Codegen
PSU:codegen
KB/mouse:the cheap ones.
DVD:Samsung

I think that will make a complete system, and it comes to $1608, so do you think that will be good for him.

-GILL-
It's a nice rig, it will perform excelent and in the next year or so you won't need to upgrade anything. Nice choice with the ram, btw. As malaziel just said, you'll need a HDD and as far as i've seen except a seagate 80Gb there aren't that many options. That is if you're still trying to keep it around 1600 AUS$
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post #30 of 31
CPU:3700
RAM:value 2 gig
MOBO:A8N SLI
GPU:leadtek 7900GT
CASE:Codegen
PSU:codegen
KB/mouse:the cheap ones.
DVD:Samsung

great setup, but personally i would go with a cheaper mobo and get a good psu, with that much money going into a pc its just not worth trusting a cheap psu. with the 7900 not many psu's that come with case's will be able to cope with that imo
    
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