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Old 28-06-07, 11:42 AM
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advice needed to building intel based gaming system

as use all read my thread earlier,well,theres a change of heart i might indeed go for an intel based gaming system now,i have cancled my order for the AMD Parts and now look for decent advice....

Okay so heres what i want to know,i have a budget of $3500 Australian and im looking at building the best intel based gaming system with the current amount i have to spend,what would use recommend as the complete gaming machine package with my current budget and btw i want to run Quadcore CPU.

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Old 28-06-07, 11:46 AM
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Hi,

Does the 3000 need to cover everything - case, keyboard, mouse, MONITOR, plus the obvious (mobo, proccy etc?)

I'll have a look as I am not familiar with ozzy prices...

Edit: Also, what size monitor will you be gaming on? As in what resolution?
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Old 28-06-07, 11:47 AM
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Hi,

Does the 3000 need to cover everything - case, keyboard, mouse, plus the obvious (mobo, proccy etc?)

I'll have a look as I am not familiar with ozzy prices...
yes everything
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Old 28-06-07, 11:49 AM
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With that price you should go with a quad honestly. Your chouice though. By everything, do you mean LCD, mouse, keyboard and the works too?
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With that price you should go with a quad honestly. Your chouice though. By everything, do you mean LCD, mouse, keyboard and the works too?
yes i mean everything LCD,Mouse,keyboard etc.
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Old 28-06-07, 11:54 AM
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HMMM lol ok 6600 will do then. Hey peeves wanna help this guy out? I could do alot with 3gs over here in the US but im not sure about over there.
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Old 28-06-07, 12:10 PM
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I'll update as I find, but I don't know any ozzy etailers as I'm a Pom lol

mobo - $245

lcd 22" - $448

c2d e6600 - $310

OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 Platinum 2GB - $199

Graphics - depending on overall cost (btw overclock yourself using rivatuner a GTS can easily reach GTX speeds) - 640mb GTS @ $530 OR 768mb GTX @ $742

Storage 2x Samsung 160GB in RAID0 - $78 EACH

DVD drive

CPU cooler

PSU

Case

Keyboard

Mouse
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Old 28-06-07, 12:15 PM
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If you can wait for Juy22nd

Actually, I'm not sure if the price drops will affect Australia...
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Old 28-06-07, 12:34 PM
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IM GOING FOR QUADDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDCORE now,that should make things easier. with a $3500 australian Budget
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Old 28-06-07, 12:35 PM
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IM GOING FOR QUADDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDCORE now,that should make things easier. with a $3500 australian Budget
Wait till July 22nd if the price cuts apply to australia
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