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 Post subject: budget gaming rigs
PostPosted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 9:48 pm 
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any suggestions for a budget gaming rig?


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 Post subject: Re: budget gaming rigs
PostPosted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 4:58 am 
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Yes, the one I just built that is shown in the forum here.

Cost around $600.00 to buy all of the parts, including shipping.

Also, another $37.00 for Win XP Home, and $67.00 for Win 7 Home Premium from

http://www.9software.com


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 Post subject: Re: budget gaming rigs
PostPosted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 8:54 pm 
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http://www.tigerdirect.com/email/WEM246 ... tigeremail

Keep an eye on tiger direct for these bundles they always have a good one going...


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 Post subject: Re: budget gaming rigs
PostPosted: Fri Nov 26, 2010 7:00 am 
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New Egg has a good system on sale with free shipping for $399.00 (was $549.00).

CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra 2055
AthlonII X2 255 @ 3.1 ghz
4gb ddr3 1333 ram
Radeon HD 5450 (DX 11 capable)
500 gb SATA-II hard drive
24X DVD RW
Win 7 home premium 64 bit
Keyboard and Mouse


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 Post subject: Re: budget gaming rigs
PostPosted: Sun Nov 28, 2010 5:33 am 
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Anandtech had a nice system guide covering many price points

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4025/holi ... ders-guide


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 Post subject: Re: budget gaming rigs
PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 6:37 pm 
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Just built up a system using a few parts i already had...

Case ---- NZXT Vulcan Micro-ATX Gaming Tower
Mobo ---- Asus P5QPL-AM Intel G41
W/Cooling --- Corsair CWCH50-1 Corsair Water-Cooling
P/Supply ----- OCZ StealthXStream 2 600W
V/Card ---- EVGA GeForce GTX 460 768MB GDDR5

(Already had)
Intel Q9550 Quad core 2.89
2 gig Corsair 800 ram
Weston Digital 640 gig H/D

Whole lot cost me just over £300


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 Post subject: Re: budget gaming rigs
PostPosted: Fri Dec 10, 2010 3:29 pm 
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Check your PM's Ozz...


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 Post subject: Re: budget gaming rigs
PostPosted: Thu Dec 16, 2010 3:57 pm 
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sad that your hand me down stuff is better than my current box :(


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 Post subject: Re: budget gaming rigs
PostPosted: Thu Dec 16, 2010 11:36 pm 
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It isnt "hand me down" stuff, was mine all along ......

besides, when i get the money off a situation im having sorted out, then im going I7

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 Post subject: Re: budget gaming rigs
PostPosted: Fri Dec 17, 2010 10:54 pm 
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Sorry by hand me down stuff I meant you had it laying around


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