Gameing Computer

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  1. Gilly

    Gilly Fruit Loop outta my mind like Godzilla OT Supporter

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    i plan on building my own computer. one for gameing.


    i would like to hear everyones suggestions to what i should have in it.

    from the motherboard up

    thanx
     
  2. DAN513

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    asus p4c800, intel pentium 4 2.6-3.2GHz with hyperhtreading, 2x512mb corsair xms ddr 400 or 2x512 kingston hyper x ram, 36gb western digital raptor 10krpm sata drive for your os, 200gb wd se 8mb cache hard drive for data, 48x24x48x16 cdrw-dvd player drive, 4x lg dvd+-rw drive, ati radeon 9800 pro XT, SB audigy 2, samsung 172x lcd monitor with 16ms pixel refresh rate, antec sonota case with power supply, windows xp home or pro, logitech z680 thx certified speakers, logitech mx700 cordless optical mouse.

    www.newegg.com to buy all the stuff.

    I just put down what I would want and didn't look up any prices because you didn't say how much you wanted to spend.
     
  3. TenzoR

    TenzoR She is hot hot hot

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  5. Azn_Bok_Choy

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    radeon 9800 pro or Gforce 5800 (or was it 5900?) and loads of memory.
     
  6. Marcos

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    Wireless mouse for gaming? :nono:
     
  7. Zourn

    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    Have you ever used the MX700? :eek3:
    I'm using an older, cheaper Logitech optical wireless and I have never had any problems with it, I actaully like it better for gaming, because the cord doesn't bundle up in your way.
     
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    TenzoR She is hot hot hot

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    i've used MX500 and MX700 ....for gaming ..MX500 > MX700 ..but everyday use MX700 >*

    so I bought the MX700 :o
     
  9. ChosenGSR

    ChosenGSR Mama always said you'd be the chosen one

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    what is wrong with wireless mice and gaming?
     
  10. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    In everyday use it doesn't matter if the siganl cuts out for a fraction of a second, but in gaming that could be the difference between life and death (in the game).
     
  11. wet cardboard

    wet cardboard gerald never saw it coming

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    the response time for the mx700 is no different from the mx500. the consensus seems to be that the 700 is only worse for gaming if you don't like the weight of the batteries. everything else is equal.

    its the first cordless mouse which can be recommended for gaming.

    heh, first post.
     
  12. vudoodoodoo

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    R9800 Pro for $300 @ BB. Check my post in the Hot Deals Forum.
     
  13. Marcos

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    Well, i based my judgement on my brother's wireless logitech, I still wouldnt get a wireless mouse if it was for gaming. Even if it was recommended


    EDIT: If the MX700 is recommended for gaming, does that mean microsoft's new batch of wireless mice will be suitable too? As naturally they will beat logitech.
     
  14. Zourn

    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    Say what?
    When did i miss MS passing up Logitech on mouse quality?
     
  15. Marcos

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    :confused: I may have worded that wrong.

    What i meant is, its natural for competing manufacturers to beat their opponent with their latest products. So will MS's new mice beat Logitech's since they are about 6 months newer?
     
  16. RBBB

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    Be sure it has spell check.
     
  17. Zourn

    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    Ok, i see what you're getting at. Even if MS catches up to performance of the Logitech's, I still don't trust the quality and longevity of MS mice, but that is a personal opinion i suppose.
    Like I said though, I have a Logitech Cordless Elite Duo (not the MX one :wtc: ) and the Wireless mouse with it works great on games (Halo, Splinter Cell, Aliens v Predator) and I have never, ever, had their be a time where I moved the mouse and it did not register on the screen accurately.
     
  18. Marcos

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    Yeah, my brother thought his mouse was good (logitech cordless optical desktop) until i brought over my mom's cheaper MS mouse (wheel mouse optical), so now he just uses that. I guess thats probably one of the bad logitech mice.

    I would love an optical mouse but they keep making the receivers so fat, how am i suppose to use it with a laptop :wtf:
     
  19. Divine Vengeance

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    I've never had a problem with click response lag with my mx700. Personally, I love using it because its heavier than these all-plasic pieces of crap and its more comfortable.
     
  20. Marcos

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    While we are on the same subject, anyone else except microsoft and logitech that make good mice?
     
  21. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    My 4-year-old Logitech MouseMan+ > *.mice.
     
  22. Zourn

    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    Micro Innovations makes a very small cordless optical mouse with a very small receiver. I used someone else's on their laptop and from what i used it seemed to work just fine.
     

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