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can someone help me out wit this, i wanna build a good/cheap computer...

just 4 Mild gamin and internet...

and could we make this as cheap as possible? :wink: ...
 

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Well the best thing to do is buy a good processor, good graphics card and good RAM, and you need the mobo to support each, i prefer pentium and Geforce hardware....give us some more info....budget you would like to stick to and power you really want.
 

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Without knowing your budget, I would look at these, but a budget would definitely help.

Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 Conroe 2.13GHz 2M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - $224
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16819115004

ASUS P5B-E Socket T (LGA 775) Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - $151
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813131070

Patriot 1GB (2 x 512MB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 533 (PC2 4200) Dual Channel Kit System Memory - $106
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820220068

Western Digital Raptor 36.7GB 10,000 RPM 16MB Cache Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - $105
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16822136054

Western Digital Caviar 160GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - $63
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16822136062

LITE-ON Black CD/DVD±R/RW/RAM IDE DVD Burner - $33
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16827106049

XFX GeForce 7900GS 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - $200
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814150209

OCZ GameXStream ATX12V 700W Power Supply - $150
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817341002

Some of my favorite cases:
Thermaltake Armor jr Silver Chassis Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - $129
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16811133016

Antec Performance One P180B Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - $125
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16811129017

Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - $132
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16811129021

Depending on your budget, we could add or subtract things, such as adding more RAM, or stepping down to an E6300.

The total comes out to about $1032 without a case.
 

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not lookin 4 a C2D..

just want somethin better than my GX240....



i came up wit these:

CPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103535 - $57.40
Motherboard - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138264 - $59.99
RAM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145026 - $50.99
HDD - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822135106 - $43.99
Case - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811180030 - 31.99
PSU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153023 - $36.99

Total=$281


think thats the cheapest..
 

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What are the parts? Those are bad links. If you are on a really tight budget, a socket 939 Athlon system with maybe a Radeon X800 would still make a nice gaming rig.

AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego 2.2GHz 1MB L2 Cache Socket 939 Processor - $75
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16819103622

ASUS A8N-E Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard - $75
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813131530

CORSAIR ValueSelect 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - $103
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820145440

Western Digital Caviar 160GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - $63
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16822136062

LITE-ON Black CD/DVD±R/RW/RAM IDE DVD Burner - $33
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16827106049

POWERCOLOR R43CA-GD3D Radeon X800GT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - $77
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814108147

Antec True Power Trio TP3-550 ATX12V 550W Power Supply with Three 12V Rails - $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817371002

Total comes out to ~$526 without a case.
 

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i did some research and the total was $238 on Newegg without shippin or a PSU....

i went wit a 2.2GHZ Socket 754 CPU...

anything will be better then my Socket 478 2.8 GHZ Celery :wink:...
 

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i did pick a graphics yet, i have a 9600XT i think it is in my computer box, i could use that until i get a new 1...
 
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