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Can someone give me the best Intel based system for around 1500 dollars. This is for a gamer who wants to do a lot of multi tasking. He isn't doing any Cad, photoshop, or video editing.
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Originally Posted by ii Wingman View Post
Can someone give me the best Intel based system for around 1500 dollars. This is for a gamer who wants to do a lot of multi tasking. He isn't doing any Cad, photoshop, or video editing.
Hi,

i7-950-6gigs Tri- 6970/480-/750W/H70/120SSD OS+WD 640 Sata6.
Usb3.0+Sata6 board.

My thoughts.
Get you close

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Thanks man, I'll look into some parts.
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Originally Posted by Irocing View Post
Hi,

i7-950-6gigs Tri- 6970/480-/750W/H70/120SSD OS+WD 640 Sata6.
Usb3.0+Sata6 board.

My thoughts.
Get you close

Later
Why get i7 if he is not doing ANYTHING requiring HT?

Wait for SB.
    
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Just a bit of a question here.

If you're the one building something for a client, shouldn't you already know what parts to pick?

What games and what resolution does he play on?
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Originally Posted by Furious Porkchop View Post
Why get i7 if he is not doing ANYTHING requiring HT?

Wait for SB.
As cheap as the 950 is right now, Why not.
Tag along bonus if ever needed.
Don't have to run it if you don't need it.

As for SB, believe cost is going to be a factor and not exactly mainstream
at the moment.
Like to research hardware for awhile as to performance versus cost and not just jump
in because its the latest and greatest.
i7 pretty much R&Ded and with decent board pretty potent.

JMHO

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Edited by Irocing - 12/17/10 at 2:24pm
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Originally Posted by Morizuno View Post
Just a bit of a question here.

If you're the one building something for a client, shouldn't you already know what parts to pick?

What games and what resolution does he play on?
I'm just wanting suggestions, he plays on a 22 inch monitor @ 1920x1080
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