Build me a comp for about $700-800

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  1. vhx1

    vhx1 shit thunder crap lightning

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    I usually do all the research when looking to build a computer but this time i'm too lazy so I will call on the collective power of OT. Recommend me CPU, MOBO, RAM, GPU for about 700-800 bucks. This comp will be used for everyday school use, watching movies as well as the occasional gaming binge

    edit: i do not plan on overclocking
     
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    If you don't want to do the research for the parts yourself, just buy a machine that's already built.

    I can see this thread turning into a bitchfest in no time.
     
  3. vhx1

    vhx1 shit thunder crap lightning

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    heres what i'm thinking first

    AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ $170
    Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe $130
    Some ram?
    eVGA 7600 GT 256 MB $170

    haven't decided on case yet
    A good power supply
     
  4. Clarity

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    lian li cases are great, and i wish i'd bought one at the time.

    corsair ram is good, just google around, and get ram with the fewest complaints, and compatibility with your cpu and mobo.

    power supply, i'd say 450+ w, 500+ to be safe. pcp&c is good, but they are more top end. i shelled out like 250 for my pcp&c, but it's never had a problem, and the power is pumpin.
     
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    dell.com.jpg
     
  6. vhx1

    vhx1 shit thunder crap lightning

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    no i'm not gonna buy a fuckin dell. those of you on ot who have done research already feel free to share
     
  7. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    I've always liked iBuypower.com

    They have pc's in every price range, and they have been around since the 80's so their warranty means something.

    I think you might want to take a look at Dell offerings though.
    They run specials that are pretty tough to beat and you can get warranty service anywhere you live.
     
  8. vhx1

    vhx1 shit thunder crap lightning

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    :ugh: i'd rather kill myself than buy a dell
     

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