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It'd be great if you posted links and/or prices. And as per your ill-gotten-OS, SHHHH, we don't need to hear about it. Honestly your price tag is optimistic at best, ridiculous if we're being realistic. If you're going to be building a PC, do it right and not so lopsided.
alright ill make a list

list #1 from boom50cal
http://www.overclock.net/attachments...00dollar_2.jpg

$650 shipped

list #2 from rookie1337
$99 AthlonIIx4 640
$90 ASUS M4A79XTD EVO
$250 EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560
$50 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600

$609 shipped [didnt include power supply(i can possibly use my old computer's power supply)or cooling system]

maybe there's another list out there than can perform better for a cheaper price
post #32 of 54
You're going to be itching for a hard drive, probably an optical drive too. boom50cal's list looks to be well done though.
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You're going to be itching for a hard drive, probably an optical drive too. boom50cal's list looks to be well done though.
he has them
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Didn't catch that, in that case grab boom50cal's
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Could be possible if you make a case out of a milk crate, use no dvd drive and get a cheepo PSU that may be a fire hazzard.
A new dvd drive is like $20 or free if you just take it from an old crappy computer. They are so cheap I think it should be included even in a super cheap build.
    
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do you guys have anymore suggestions?
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Tigerdirect.com has real good barebones specials. You just have to really go over the specs.
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Well this build is pretty good I totally suggest you save up a little more cash so you can get a 2500k instead of this 2300. On new egg it is the cheapest quad core cpu that is core i5. you can overclock this to 3.2ghz by adding +4 to turbo.

I really really really suggest you get the 2500k it is only $40 more and you get a crap load more power.

If you do the mail in rebates then you only need $10 extra. Shipping is an extra $10 or so.

Edited by donkru - 1/30/11 at 8:03am
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post #39 of 54
If he's gaming then the CPU matters less (not saying that it doesn't) than the GPU. But you will need a 500+Watt and 30+Amp power supply to handle the 560 I linked you. If you want more options for better all around parts swap the 560 for the 460 1GB version. That should put 100 back into your budget.

Whatever you do, avoid using illegitimate versions of windows. They are bad news and for a reason. Many come from hackers trying to make a buck with sneaking in and getting your info. Not all are this way but, it's one piece of software not to risk.

And at the guy talking about poor countries: If they're so poor they either don't have computers that can run a version of windows from the last 10 years, use Linux (the best non gaming OS), or don't have computers.
     
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post #40 of 54
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im starting to have second thoughts on building a gaming computer. i already have a ps3 that already has games with excellent graphx. im not sure if i should by a computer or not.
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