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My thought too, I just worry a lot, especially when it comes to building rigs for others So I just wanted to be sure...

Now, I might choose to put some other mobo in there, which supports 16 Gb. DDR3 RAM But with this one, he could upgrade to X6 later on, and a better GPU, more RAM and SSD if he wants to
I'm exactly the same, I worry a lot about making upgrades to my own PC, and I would worry even more if I was building a system for someone else. But in this case, you have nothing to worry about.

And yeah, upgradeability and futureproofing is there too, which is always good.
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I'm exactly the same, I worry a lot about making upgrades to my own PC, and I would worry even more if I was building a system for someone else. But in this case, you have nothing to worry about.

And yeah, upgradeability and futureproofing is there too, which is always good.
I like to get my "builds" approved, thanks


I worry too about my own, but not nearly as much as a friend's


Yeah, I told him to get that setup, and I think he's excited to get it I know I am I'm going to build it, and I just LOVE building PC's

Gonna upgrade my own soon, and my brother's gonna upgrade as well, so I can look forward to three builds, and I can't wait!
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I like to get my "builds" approved, thanks


I worry too about my own, but not nearly as much as a friend's


Yeah, I told him to get that setup, and I think he's excited to get it I know I am I'm going to build it, and I just LOVE building PC's

Gonna upgrade my own soon, and my brother's gonna upgrade as well, so I can look forward to three builds, and I can't wait!
I'm going to be upgrading my PC soon with a new GPU, but it's not going to have that whole "wooo building a new PC!" factor. xD
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HECK YES!

That will do CSS easily. I had this old athlon 64 x2 3800+ which could do CSS without any lag. That CPU is superior to my old one.

But just don't get a worse CPU than what you are currently planning on, that's pretty much the minimum for a gaming PC.
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That setup would be excellent for not only CS:S at max at probably 2560x1600 (its cpu intensive not gpu) and HTPC needs too
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I'm going to be upgrading my PC soon with a new GPU, but it's not going to have that whole "wooo building a new PC!" factor. xD
Yeah, I don't like just upgrading one part, but when I do, I tend to disassemble my whole rig, and putting it all together again... I just love it

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HECK YES!

That will do CSS easily. I had this old athlon 64 x2 3800+ which could do CSS without any lag. That CPU is superior to my old one.

But just don't get a worse CPU than what you are currently planning on, that's pretty much the minimum for a gaming PC.
Yeah, I knew that the Phenom II series were the best in AMD's selection, and I know the X2 is the minimum, but so is his budget I mean, it's seriously hard to build a PC, when the budget is so low, so I think I did a fairly good job

He wanted to buy my old system for around the same price, and we're talking about a BFG: nForce 680i SLI, 4 Gb. DDR2-8500 CL5 RAM, GeForce 8800GTS 320 Mb., and E8500 CPU...

I didn't want to cheat him, so I put together this one, and I'll be selling my old one in parts then

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That setup would be excellent for not only CS:S at max at probably 2560x1600 (its cpu intensive not gpu) and HTPC needs too
I still have yet to figure out what HTPC is I just had a feeling that his build should feel new, you know?
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Not too many games that setup couldn't run at higher settings and nice frames.
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And his PSU is probably generic, but he won't be doing any heavy OC, in fact, I don't even think he'll want to OC at all...
I'd check out that PSU before buying anything
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CS: Source doesn't lag on high setting on my $450 laptop which has integrated Intel Graphics. That 450 might even play a little bit of Metro and Crysis
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Not too many games that setup couldn't run at higher settings and nice frames.
I think so too

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I'd check out that PSU before buying anything
Don't you think I already thought of that? Keyword has been "BUDGET" in this thread, so a new PSU cannot be in the picture

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CS: Source doesn't lag on high setting on my $450 laptop which has integrated Intel Graphics. That 450 might even play a little bit of Metro and Crysis
Yeah, CSS doesn't really require anything heavy, but his current system sucks - don't know what's in it, but I know it sucks
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