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    New computer build help required please

    hi well first let me say hii to all the people on this forum and excuse me for my spelling if it isnt good or understandable i am new to this forum and i need help building a computer i have about $1600 (american) i will be use the computer for gameing i would really like some help please becuse i am stuck i want a good computer for the price of 1600 or if its about $200-$400 extra its alright thanks guys hope you reply

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    You need to give more details, do you want to use 1 or two graphics cards. Do you want 2 core or quad core. But the best value at the moment is the Q9650 with the price drop.
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    If you have 1600, it would be silly to buy a last gen chip when you can obviously afford current tech. Core i7 920 is what you want. For 1600 bucks you can build a rippingly fast Core i7 system. Core 2 Quad should ONLY be recommended to those with major budget constraints and never to those building a complete new rig with over 1500 bucks.
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    Agreed.

    I would reccomend something at about:

    Core I920
    Asus P6t deluxe
    Silverstone Tj07
    Ultra x3 1000W/ Corsair HX1000
    Corsair dominator triple channel 3gigs 1600mhz
    GTX 285/ GTX295

    Roughly about 1200 if i have calculated right
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    yes; i was on the verge of getting a q9650 with the price reduction...
    but the 920i7 with integrated mem controller...also tri channel ddr3...dont look backwards; look forwards.
    option for sli OR cf.

    you paying a bit of a premium for the extra features though.

    q9650
    p45 mobo and 4GB's of ddr2 1066
    cheap as chips; get yourself a nice lcd with the change or whatever.

    save the rest of the money for i5
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    Thanks alot guys 1graphic card will do fine or sli i dont mind but i got $1900 know guys so can yous please help me out thanks alot

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    Need help please!!!!

    Hi i am very really sorry for posting this thread agian as i got not enought replies for the old one but i am building a computer in 24hours and i need to help buying my parts i got $1600-$1800 american dollars i am a hardcore gamer and need a good computer i know to get a i7920 processor i think its called help me i will help you i promise

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    Your post was already answered in the last thread.
    Was it not good enough for you or something?

    What part of :

    Quote Originally Posted by masxerofkartis
    Core I920
    Asus P6t deluxe
    Silverstone Tj07
    Ultra x3 1000W/ Corsair HX1000
    Corsair dominator triple channel 3gigs 1600mhz
    GTX 285/ GTX295
    did you not agree with? Though I think thats not enough RAM though.
    Seriously if the rest isn't good enough for you, I don't know what is.
    Plus, if you bother to take some time to search (and futuremark has good posts about gaming rigs too), you would see that this is a pretty decent build.
    If you like ATI, you can wait for the next refresh part from ATI (single card if you want single), their refresh cards should be coming out soon. Otherwise its GTX285 for you.

    I would get 3x2GB of corsair or crucial RAM instead of 3x1 GB, though.

    And posting multiple threads asking the same thing is not liked very much, BTW.
    Last edited by Falkentyne; 02-10-2009 at 11:21 PM.

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    PSU is overkill any decent brand 700-850 watt, but if you got the cash go for the 1000watt version. Vidcard depending on ya monitor I would opt for the 285... it has more than enough power agaib if money isn't an issue go for the max and opt for 4870X2 or 295...

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    Nothing wrong with the above quoted,

    Although I would Go for the 295 and Have the rampage II x58 board.

    And Would get a minimum of a 850w Modular Corsair PSU You most liely could run less but for what you save your aswell to have it if you can find 1000w at a good price go for it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Falkentyne View Post
    Your post was already answered in the last thread.
    Was it not good enough for you or something?

    What part of :



    did you not agree with? Though I think thats not enough RAM though.
    Seriously if the rest isn't good enough for you, I don't know what is.
    Plus, if you bother to take some time to search (and futuremark has good posts about gaming rigs too), you would see that this is a pretty decent build.
    If you like ATI, you can wait for the next refresh part from ATI (single card if you want single), their refresh cards should be coming out soon. Otherwise its GTX285 for you.

    I would get 3x2GB of corsair or crucial RAM instead of 3x1 GB, though.

    And posting multiple threads asking the same thing is not liked very much, BTW.
    thank you for the reply mate but whats the graphic cards full name?

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    Threads merged

    smalls : please do NOT double post

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    There are things we don't know here. Does this guy need a monitor, an OS, keyboard, mouse, optical drives, ect. All that adds to his budget, so I definately wouldn't suggest him getting a tj07. Maybe something cheaper like a cosmos 1000.

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    Personally, with a new build, I'd do an i7 in a heartbeat.......

    i7 920
    Asus P6T Deluxe motherboard
    Mushkin DDR3-1600 3 x 2GB RAM (the black ones.......)
    GTX 285 or HD4870 X2
    Western Digital Black 1TB hard drive

    As for case, depends upon whether you're watercooling or air cooling........water, I'd definitely go with the Silverstone TJ07 case.....air cooling, a whole host of great cases at $150 or more, if you want to spend the $$ there.......

    Way too many other variables to consider....as mentioned, cooling is a big deciding factor in my mind anyway..........

    Then do you want a Blu-Ray player or recorder or can you do without one?

    Monitor? If yes, I'd go at least a 24" LCD........minimum.

    And on and on..........

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    Quote Originally Posted by Humminn55 View Post
    Personally, with a new build, I'd do an i7 in a heartbeat.......

    i7 920
    Asus P6T Deluxe motherboard
    Mushkin DDR3-1600 3 x 2GB RAM (the black ones.......)
    GTX 285 or HD4870 X2
    Western Digital Black 1TB hard drive

    As for case, depends upon whether you're watercooling or air cooling........water, I'd definitely go with the Silverstone TJ07 case.....air cooling, a whole host of great cases at $150 or more, if you want to spend the $$ there.......

    Way too many other variables to consider....as mentioned, cooling is a big deciding factor in my mind anyway..........

    Then do you want a Blu-Ray player or recorder or can you do without one?

    Monitor? If yes, I'd go at least a 24" LCD........minimum.

    And on and on..........
    I agree almost 100% but i would recommend taking a look at the Foxconn bloodrage mobo also its comparable price but imho a much better board for overclocking, and swap the gfx card for an asus gtx295 its the single most dominant graphics card on the market
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