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New Gaming PC

Post by saifbilal » Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:19 pm

i am buying a brand new gaming PC spec are anyone can help plz

* PROCESSOR: INTEL CORE 2 DUO PROCESSOR E7500 2.9 GHZ
* MOTHERBOARD: ASUS (INTEL) P5QL PRO P43-ICH10R (LGA775-SND+LAN
* DDR2) PCX SLOT
* MEMORY: CORSAIR 2GB DDRII-800 XMS2
* GRAPHIC CARD: NVIDIA GT-240 1GB (128-BITS)
* HARD DRIVE: 320GB 3.5" SATA-II 7200RPM
* OPTICAL DRIVE: DVD BURNER SATA
* CHASSIS & POWER SUPPLY: COOLER MASTER ELITE SERIES WITH 460 WATTS CMPSU
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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by Apoptosis » Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:35 pm

Looks pretty solid, but you might want to beef up the GPU a little more... What resolution monitor will you be gaming on and on what game titles?
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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by Major_A » Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:04 pm

Personally for more of an all around machine I'd look into an AMD quad core and new SATA III/USB 3.0 motherboard. If you're gaming at anything higher than 1024x768 with the details turned up then the CPU is less of a factor.

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by MCQC » Wed Mar 24, 2010 9:26 am

Pretty nice gaming rig, hope you gonna enjoy!

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by Dizz01 » Wed Mar 24, 2010 2:24 pm

saifbilal wrote:i am buying a brand new gaming PC spec are anyone can help plz

* PROCESSOR: INTEL CORE 2 DUO PROCESSOR E7500 2.9 GHZ
* MOTHERBOARD: ASUS (INTEL) P5QL PRO P43-ICH10R (LGA775-SND+LAN
* DDR2) PCX SLOT
* MEMORY: CORSAIR 2GB DDRII-800 XMS2
* GRAPHIC CARD: NVIDIA GT-240 1GB (128-BITS)
* HARD DRIVE: 320GB 3.5" SATA-II 7200RPM
* OPTICAL DRIVE: DVD BURNER SATA
* CHASSIS & POWER SUPPLY: COOLER MASTER ELITE SERIES WITH 460 WATTS CMPSU
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I'd switch to AMD. The PC in my Signature I just built for about 600$ or less after Mail in Rebates and I got most parts from Microcenter and Newegg.com. I built it by trying to keep in mind expandability later on. I believe if I upgrade again it will just be a new mobo/cpu and maybe grab another 5770. I used to be a huge nvidia fan but they have let me down recently. Just my opinion but w/e.
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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by Wavid » Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:07 pm

you could always get a dual/tri-core phenom ii, buy a motherboard with a core unlocker and use that. you'll get about the same performance for about half the price.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... MD%20790GX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... -_-Product

you might want to find a different processor that isn't OEM though.

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by Beatmaster180 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:06 am

I definitely recommend a new graphics card. 240 won't get you very far.

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by Delta6326 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:31 am

i would defiantly get a 5770 or higher for gaming or a new Nvidia 470!

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by JMMD » Thu Mar 25, 2010 12:15 pm

I would agree on the video card ideas but it also depends on what games you want to play. If you go for a higher end video card make sure whatever PSU you decide to buy will support it.

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by Eikast » Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:33 pm

saifbilal wrote:i am buying a brand new gaming PC spec are anyone can help plz

* PROCESSOR: INTEL CORE 2 DUO PROCESSOR E7500 2.9 GHZ
* MOTHERBOARD: ASUS (INTEL) P5QL PRO P43-ICH10R (LGA775-SND+LAN
* DDR2) PCX SLOT
* MEMORY: CORSAIR 2GB DDRII-800 XMS2
* GRAPHIC CARD: NVIDIA GT-240 1GB (128-BITS)
* HARD DRIVE: 320GB 3.5" SATA-II 7200RPM
* OPTICAL DRIVE: DVD BURNER SATA
* CHASSIS & POWER SUPPLY: COOLER MASTER ELITE SERIES WITH 460 WATTS CMPSU
??????
Personally I think you should hold it off and save if you are on a budget and that is the reason why you are purchasing the parts you are for a "Gaming PC"

Personally I'd go with the E8000 series if you plan on going intel dual core, my old E8500 D0 was OC'd to 3.8 ghz easily and pretty stable and around 1.27 I believe.
As for memory I believe an extra 2gb would greatly improve your performance. Try to get an Antec 650 earth watts (Pretty affordable) and a solid PSU, also as others have mentioned that GPU will not take you far for gaming. If you're on a budget get an 9800GT, basically similar to a GTS 250 and cheaper.

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by areos » Fri Mar 26, 2010 8:26 pm

Maybe wait until Nvidia Fermi GPUs are out in the wild. Prices for ATI/Nvidia GPUs may drop some.

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by eden999 » Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:23 am

areos wrote:Maybe wait until Nvidia Fermi GPUs are out in the wild. Prices for ATI/Nvidia GPUs may drop some.
probably true, now that Fermi has been announced and can be pre-ordered, only a little bit of time will tell

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by crowTrobot » Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:28 am

I don't think ATI is going to drop prices as they don't really need to to compete anymore. They are selling quite healthily and there is no volume problem. Not to mention there are no mainstream counter parts from Nvidia.

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by taichi135 » Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:58 am

I would say go for an ATI 5770 or 5830 if you can afford to. Little more performance, and should run slightly cooler than 240.
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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by snowballak » Tue Apr 06, 2010 5:43 pm

looks ok, if you can scrape up the cash I would get a nvidia 260 or ati 5850 so your gfx will last a bit longer

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by Jodox » Wed Apr 07, 2010 2:43 pm

Looks more like a budget system to me, every part is like a generation old already and there's almost no room for future upgrades with that motherboard. There's really no reason not to grab a cheap $100 i5, the performance gain is just so much over the core 2 duo. Course, the motherboard for that will be quite a bit more than the one you've chosen, but it gives you room to upgrade with whatever new CPU's Intel comes up with, also it supports DDR3, which is now basically the same price as DDR2 so should probably get that too, although performance wise, I've heard there's almost no difference at all. Just futureproofing it in a way I guess.

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by DaddyRabbit » Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:02 pm

I have to agree with Jodox. For $120-$150 more or so (plus some change) you could go with something like this :

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6813128425 You can go a bit cheaper on a P55 board but this one has 2 USB 3 ports at a great price

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6819115215 Quad core i5, you can save a few buck by going with a dual core i5 and upgrade later as well

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6820231185 Decent RAM and you can add another kit later for 4GB

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6814131330 IMHO on a budget this card offers the best bang for buck out there at the moment

The key to the above is that you will have many options to upgrade down the road to something like this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6819115214

If you want the system to last for a few years I would save up the extra money for a good upgradable foundation IMHO.
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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by equnar » Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:58 am

I would recommend the eVGA Geforce 9800GT 512MB.

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by ssgwright » Thu Apr 15, 2010 2:59 am

I'd at least go for the 5850 I mean here's asus http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... -_-Product it's just over $300 but worth every penny.

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Re: New Gaming PC

Post by Chaos_Plague_Marine » Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:29 am

It looks good, but as others said, go for a beefier GPU if you can.

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