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Is This An Okay Computer Build?


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#1 AndrewL6

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 11:17 AM

I'm on a low budget btw -.-
planning to reuse screen , keyboard and mouse

please none of that tiger direct sucks stuff

would I be able to play Guild Wars, Call Of Duty 4, and Counter Strike Source?

Tower+Psu And Motherboard
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...mp;sku=ULT40099

CPU
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...u=CP2-DUO-E4600

GFX Card
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...p;sku=E145-8832

RAM
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...p;sku=O261-8070
or
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...&CatId=2368

Hard Drive
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...;sku=TSD-250AS7

OS
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...mp;sku=M17-7412
or
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...0&CatId=306

DVD Burner
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...p;sku=P129-1020

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#2 Sneakycyber

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 08:04 PM

Looks like a good build you will need an after market cooler since your OEM processor does not include one. You can get a CoolerMaster Hyper TX2 for around $25.00 ( I looked on tiger direct but they didn't have any recommended units on their site). The memory you listed are identical spec wise (the timings 4-4-4) accept one is certified by Nvidia the other by ATI. I personally like the Nvidia memory even though it cost more (I like Nividia cards and there logo is soo much cooler).

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Posted 23 May 2008 - 12:14 PM

Good build but if your having trouble deciding operating systems, id tell you to go for XP. Vista is such a resourse hod and its going to take a huge toll on your gaming.
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Posted 24 May 2008 - 11:14 AM

Build looks good but i would personally step up to this processor and look at this 8800gt. Also befor you buy i would check prices off newegg.com because tigerdirect can be more expensive at times.

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I personally would recomend windows XP. I have the 32bit which runs fine with 2gb of ram but if you want to run more than 3gb of ram then go with the 64bit.

Edited by Lucky23, 24 May 2008 - 11:15 AM.

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