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Buy gaming desktop = FAIL
Build gaming desktop = WIN

srsly, putting together a desktop requires not much knowledge about pc. We're here to help you
    
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Ask and yeee shall receive, while building your first rig is quite intimidating it isn't hard, in fact once you acomplish your first you will want to build more.

The best thing you can possibly do is ask questions, do some research on what games you want to play and what you want to do with it.

For your budget you can purchase a mediocre computer locked up to the hilt (non customizeable) or build an very decent gaming rig suited to your needs without all that locked up junk.

Just ask us some questions we would be happy to help.
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most local computer repair shops could put your parts together for maybe a $100 fee
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Originally Posted by Onions View Post
no psu or cpu cooler *gasp
omg i always forgot 1 or 2 thingss LOL ill update it

EDIT:updated
Edited by TehStranger? - 4/11/11 at 5:05pm
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For $700, you can get a 2500k build with a 460. I would go that route.
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errrr. why get a 760 when a 2500k is so much faster for the same price? lol sry if I sound like a jerk, just don't want anyone to steer this guy down the wrong path
its the same price? i didnt know i thought it would of been expensive,but if it is the same price then the 2500k is the way to go ill update my post
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Originally Posted by Invisible View Post
For $700, you can get a 2500k build with a 460. I would go that route.
May I ask anyone for assistance on this build?

edit: Or is it the same as what he suggested, just the different processor for 2500k? However that way it still adds up to 800$ and not 700
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