Looking to purchase gaming computer
Posted 22 November 2011 - 02:03 PM
Posted 22 November 2011 - 02:29 PM
Here is an example of what is available for $1000 http://www.tomshardw...u-ssd,3027.html
Would you consider building your own?
We can help you choosing components and there are two excellent tutorials available here on this forum that will help you along the way.
Posted 22 November 2011 - 02:39 PM
I've heard from people that building your own is better than a store bought one. I'm looking to push these games to the max on a 1k budget. If at all possible.
Primary use would be gaming and media use.
Posted 22 November 2011 - 03:01 PM
We will help you with installing software after you have decided on your components, if you intend building your own rig that is, here are a couple of links detailing how to install Windows 7 which by the way you must allow for in your budget and it will cost about $100 http://windows.micro...lling-Windows-7 and;
Posted 22 November 2011 - 07:13 PM
What do you think about these specs? Are the specs you sent me in that link better or worse?
Posted 23 November 2011 - 01:33 PM
$69.99 + Free shipping Case http://www.newegg.co...N82E16811129066
$129.99 + Free shipping MB http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813128512
$299.99 + Free shipping CPU http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819115071
$44.99 + Free shipping Ram http://www.newegg.co...12800CL9D-8GBRL
$129.99 + $7.28 shipping HDD http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822136950
$169.99 + $6.98 shipping Video card http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814130652
$20.99 + Free shipping DVD burner http://www.newegg.co...N82E16827136238
$104.99 + Free shipping PSU http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817139021
Total before claiming mail in rebates + $985.18
MBs QVL (qualified vendor list) this will allow you to check that the CPU and Ram are compatible http://www.gigabyte....spx?pid=3979#ov
No operating system or TIM (thermal interface material) are included so you will need to add those costs to the total.
EDIT: Just so you are aware of why HDDs are presently more expensive here is some info courtesy of RKinner http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/309160-hard-drive-shortage-coming/
Edited by phillpower2, 23 November 2011 - 02:06 PM.
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