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Hard Drive

Western Digital 2 TB Caviar Green SATA Intellipower 64 MB Cache Bulk/OEM Desktop Hard Drive WD20EARS - $100

Or

Western Digital 2 TB Caviar Black SATA 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache Bulk/OEM Desktop Hard Drive WD2001FASS - $157

Power Supply

Corsair CMPSU-550VX 550-Watt VX Series 80 Plus Certified Power Supply compatible with Core i7 and Core i5 - $70

Processor

Intel Core i7 950 3.06GHz 8M L3 Cache LGA1366 Desktop Processor - $257

or

Intel Core i7-870 2.93GHz 8 MB LGA1156 Processor BX80605I7870 - $280

Motherboard

Gigabyte LGA1156 ATI CrossFireX ATX Motherboard GA-P55-USB3 - $125

or

Gigabyte LGA1366 SATA3 ATI CrossFireX ATX Motherboard GA-X58A-UD3R - $195

RAM Memory

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1333MHz DIMM PC3-10666 Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBRL - $85

Or

G.Skill Ripjaws - Memory - 6 GB : 3 x 2 GB - DIMM 240-pin - DDR3 - 1600 MHz / PC3-12800 - CL8 - 1.6 V - unbuffered - non-ECC – $113

Or

12GB G.Skill DDR3 PC3-12800 1600MHz Ripjaw Series (9-9-9-24) Triple Channel kit 3x4GB - $177

Video Card

EVGA GeForce GTX470 Superclocked 1280 MB DDR5 PCI-Express 2.0 Graphics Card 012-P3-1472-AR - $261

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  • 9 years ago
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    I think you are looking forward to build a Gaming PC

    Some years ago i also wanted to build a System like that, but when realizing about the cost, i decided

    I don't want to do this.

    If you are willing to go on then all you have to kept in mind is always think of the speed and graphics

    performance.

    If i were you and i have the money i would select these items

    Intel Core i7 950 Processor BX80601950 - 3.06GHz, 8MB L3 Cache, 4.8GT/s QPI, HyperThreading, Quad Core, Bloomfield, LGA 1366, Retail, Fan

    ASUS P6T7 WS SuperComputer Motherboard - LGA 1366, Intel X58, SATA, SLI Ready, CrossFireX Ready, Triple Channel DDR3, SAS, Hyperthreading

    OCZ OCZ3G1333LV8GK Gold 8GB PC10666 DDR3 Dual Channel Memory Upgrade - 1333MHz, Non-ECC, Unbuffered, 2x4096MB

    Western Digital WD20EARS Caviar Green Hard Drive - 2TB, 3.5", SATA-3G

    EVGA 768-P3-1360-TR GeForce GTX 460 Video Card - 768MB GDDR5, PCI-Express 2.0, Dual DVI, Mini HDMI, SLI, DirectX 11, Ferm

    Corsair CC800DW Obsidian 800D Full Tower Case - Steel, ATX, 4x 120mm Fan Ports, 3x 140mm Fans

    Ultra X4 750-Watt Modular Power Supply - 135mm Fan, ATX, Lifetime Warranty w/ Registration, 80+ Bronze, NVIDIA SLI & ATI Crossfire Certifications, Vibration Dampener Included

    Plextor PX-B940SA Blu Ray Burner - 12X BD-R DL/SL, 2x BD-RE, 16x DVD+R/-R, 8x DVD+RW, 6x DVD-RW, 8x DVD+/-R DL, 5x DVD-RAM, 40x CD-R, 24x CD-RW, SATA

    I-Inc iH-282HPB 28" Class Widescreen LCD Monitor - 1920 x 1200, 15000:1 Dynamic, 16:10, 3ms, VGA, HDMI

    Logitech Gaming Mouse G500, Adjustable Tracking Sensitivity and Weight, Onboard Memory, 10 Programmable Buttons, 5700 DPI

    Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard

    Creative Labs SB X-FI Titanium Fatal1ty Champ PCIe Sound Card (70SB088600007)

    Logitech Z-5500 THX-Certified 505-Watt 5.1 Digital Surround Sound Speaker System with 10-inch Subwoofer,and Wireless Remote

    Creative Labs 70GH010000000 Sound Blaster World of Warcraft Wireless Headset

    APC SMT1500 1500AV LCD Smart-UPS - 8 Outlet, 1440VA, 980W, 120V

    And the price will around $3390. in US

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  • 3 years ago

    Cons a million. that is extra interior your budget to purchase an entire device. 2. It relatively sucks whilst the OS won't boot or crashes and you will possibly desire to make your strategies up why. 3. you're able to finally end up figuring out to purchase the incorrect section and could return it with a plausible restocking fee. Sucks once you purchased on line. execs a million. that is relaxing to construct a device from areas. 2. you're able to make certain you utilize the utmost high quality areas. 3. You get to appreciate your device in element. 4. YOU get to pick the valuable properties. i've got offered some areas from Newegg and Microcenter (in keep). in case you pickup areas interior the Microcenter keep wait till something is going on sale. on occasion their sale expenses are marvelous, a techniques extra interior your budget than on line+transport. do not overlook to invite approximately compatibily of areas. another element. Be a nazi approximately not touching and feeling up the factors you purchase. you will launch static electricity into the section, which will the two reason it to fail in the present day or reason it to breakdown earlier it would. replace: by the way, on occasion the main suitable thank you to start up isn't with a sparkling device. on occasion that is extra valuable to benefit by upgrading your modern-day device. you are able to improve slowly and attempt each and each improve one after the different. basically be confident to have get admission to to a working computer to get carry of unpredicted drivers or manuals.

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    You forgot to add windows 7 or a linux distro to the list

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  • 9 years ago

    Sounds expensive.

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