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Building Pc, Need Advice...

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#1 madman6510


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Posted 02 October 2007 - 09:54 PM

Got advice somewhere else. Let this post die.

Edited by madman6510, 03 October 2007 - 08:59 PM.

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#2 robotgiraffe


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Posted 02 October 2007 - 11:01 PM

I don't see a cooling system listed there.. you're definitely going to need one of those.
Also, since you like gaming, don't you want a sound card? I'm guessing one is built into your motherboard, but don't you want a higher-end one? It won't be too expensive, and it would definitely be worth your while, in my opinion.

edit: Nevermind, I didn't see the cooling system listed in with the case.

Edited by robotgiraffe, 02 October 2007 - 11:02 PM.

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 12:00 AM

I would recomend a toolless case, the kind with rails so you don't need a screwdriver to install the drives. Trust me, it's a lot easier. And I wonder about the power supply that comes with the case. A lot of times the power supply is cheap and that can ruin the mobo when it goes out. I like Antec, Thermaltake and a couple of other brands that I can't think of right now. I agree with robotgiraffe on the sound card too. On board sound just does not cut it, IMHO.
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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:16 AM

estimate on how well it will run some of the newer games.

Absolutely horribly. The performance on many newer games will be so bad as to be unplayable with that graphics card. Frankly building a gaming machine for $600 isn't doable.
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