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dregs

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Hey guys. It's time to build a new pc. I wanted to stay in the 1300-1400 dollar range and this is what I came up with

RAIDMAX Smilodon ATX-612WBP (with 500W PSU)
Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L (Intel P35)
Core 2 Duo E6750 (2.66GHz) Retail
Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer
EVGA 512-P3-N801-AR GeForce 8800GT 512MB
2GB (2x1GB) Mushkin PC2-6400 (DDR2-800)
Samsung 20x DVD+RW/-RW SH-203N SATA
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 250GB (ST3250310AS) 3.0 Gb/s
Westinghouse L2410NM
Vista Home Premium

Would anyone swap out any parts here for around the same price? Thanks for looking!
 
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is there going to be anything from your old rig that you are going to put into this one??? also, is this all for gaming?? likes and dislikes...
I think its a good design but I don't really care for the case.. I'd go with NZTX Hush and a good PSU over 600w
PC power & cooling
IMO
 

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I took your advice and bought the case not realizing that the case didn't come with a power supply. My bad I know you listed that also. Can anyone recommend a power supply that is decent and doesn't cost 120 dollars? If not I will go for the one you listed. Just wondered though.
 

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Oh and to answer your question yes it will be for games and everyday stuff. Nothing more.
 

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For 1300-1400 we can build you a much nicer machine.


Are you in the US?
 

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Give me an hour I'll put up a list that I would do.

(going to have intel and Nvidia in it...)

You need everything including the monitor right?
 

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With thast Westinghouse at that res I would opt for a 1GB 8800GT, something like my Palit which has a standard aftermarket cooler and is only about a $20 premium over a 512MB GT.
 

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wait... the news director for ati showing a good Nvidia build? nice build damulta! i would get it if i didnt just buy a rig myself!
+1 on damulta's build
 

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The OCZ GameXStream has gotten good reviews. I don't know about the one that you posted.


After I went thru at least 5 PSUs from burning out The Antec 1k has been the best PSU I have ever owned. For 299.99 it's not cheap, but like I said I have blown a lot of them.



Keep us posted on what you decide to do dregs.
 

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See, I am unsure on the OEM of the OCZ psu. Not saying it's not a good psu. The one I pointed out is a hidden gem, it also is 80+ certified.
Both psu's are great but the one I linked to:

2 amps more each on all 12V rails but the OCZ is rated more amps on the 3.3 and 5 rails.

it does have an 8 pin P4 Aux versus a 4 pin for futureproofing.

Both are in the same ballpark when speaking budget.

EDIT corrected above statements.
 

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Also for the OCZ if you need 8 pin just purchase a P4 adapter