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Overpriced RAM is overpriced
G.Skill 1600 9-9-9 NQ - $1 more, much better.
post #12 of 43
Drop the expensive Lian Li..grab a cheaper Antec 300/HAF912 or something similar..
With that cash..get the 460 1GB: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121391 $169 AR
and consider a quad core: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-702-_-Product
Edited by BeDuckie - 1/3/11 at 5:23pm
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Originally Posted by zooterboy View Post
Dude, come on... This is your golden opportunity to build yourself a new rig and give her your old one!
hhahaha yes!!! that's what I did, and plan on doing again in a year or so.
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On a personal note...I think I had myself in mind when in regards to the choice of the case

ok so I opted for a Antec 300, and found a MSI 460 Cyclone for 209+1.99 shipping. Would you say that's better?

Now mind you guys, she's not one of us (yet)...
post #15 of 43
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On a personal note...I think I had myself in mind when in regards to the choice of the case

ok so I opted for a Antec 300, and found a MSI 460 Cyclone for 209+1.99 shipping. Would you say that's better?

Now mind you guys, she's not one of us (yet)...
Did you check out the Asus 460 1GB I linked, its 199.99 with a 30 MIR, you could probably do something with the extra $.
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post #16 of 43
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Over the holidays the Wife and I visited a good friend who introduced me to the PC gaming world, and over the course of the night I found her playing Black Ops on my buddies rig! So, on the ride home, we talked and I asked her if she enjoyed playing on the computer. She said she loved it and secretly wanted a gaming computer of her own. I even caught her looking at Alienware systems the other night...so I decided I'd build her one.

She told me she didn't care about raw performance, as long as it played games ok...

Let me know what you think...

get this case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-026-_-Product

and get a gtx 460
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On a personal note...I think I had myself in mind when in regards to the choice of the case

ok so I opted for a Antec 300, and found a MSI 460 Cyclone for 209+1.99 shipping. Would you say that's better?

Now mind you guys, she's not one of us (yet)...
sorry i didnt see this post before i posted...yeh go for the antec 300 and the 460.
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That is one ugly case, Op stay away from this and the no name power supply.
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post #19 of 43
Yeah it's a nice case but really it's too much.You don't spend more on the case than you do on the video card.
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I'd go for the GTX 460 768MB for only a little more. It's quite a bit better and overclocks like nuts.
^^^totally agree^^^
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