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Old August 25, 2009, 11:09 PM
islandboy_007 islandboy_007 is offline
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Default Help with gaming build

So im looking to upgrade from my 2500 Barton, yea i have been out of the loop Basically what im looking for is a gaming built around the 2500 Barton of today. I could oc that sucker to speeds of a cpu's twice the price.

I want a sys that will stay strong for over a year if possible. My budget is $1300 and under. I have done some reading and come up with this. Please put any input you may have.

Cpu: AMD Phenom II x4 955
$229.98- From what i have read this is a great price/performance cpuand a good oc.

Mobo:
Gigabyte MA790X-UD4P - Worried about 2 ram slot being obstructed by after market cooler. Will a gaming sys ever need more than 4 gigs of ram?

Ram:
G.SKILL F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK PC2-8500 4GB 2X2GB DDR2-1066 CL5-5-5-15 $67.99
or
G.SKILL F2-8000CL5D-4GBPQ PC2-8000 4GB 2X2GB DDR2-1000 CL5-5-5-15 $62.99

V/C: XFX Radeon HD 4890 XT 1GB 875MHZ $249.99
- Just going off what others have picked.


Cooler:
Xigmatek HDT-S1283$46.28

Case: ? -
Just something that will fit all the components with some room to spare

P/S:
Corsair TX750W $124.99

Monitor: -
Samsung SyncMaster 2343BWX 23IN $235.08 -

Prices are off NCIX, i know i can pp to get some prices down...

Last edited by islandboy_007; August 25, 2009 at 11:48 PM.
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