This a gaming computer for my wife...COD, Half Life, Far Cry...will be played. Want an upgradeable computer without going overboard. Budget under $2000 Prices include shipping:
$375 ImageQuest L90D+ 19" LCD Monitor w/ Speakers, 8ms and DVI –RETAIL
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ShoppingC ... e=&coupon=
Need LCD...this one had good reviews
$86 A-Top XBlade Silver Gaming Machine With 450W PSU & LCD Control Panel, Model "AT859A-SV-LCD" – Retail
$86 http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproductde ... 147&DEPA=0
I know that this is not the best case. This is the one that is "pretty" I think it should work. We reviewed a lot of them.
$169 ENERMAX All in One Noisetaker Series 600W Power Supply, ATX 12V V2.01 compatible, Model "EG701AX-VE SFMA (24P)"
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDe ... ode=270322
Have this in my other gaming pc and I like it
$97 Corsair Value Select (Dual Pack) 184 Pin 512MBx2 DDR PC-3200 – OEM
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproductde ... 440&DEPA=0
Value select ok? I have the one with the LED lights in my other pc but it is expensive
$267 AMD Athlon 64 3500+, 512K, L2 Cache, Socket 939 Windows Compatible 64-bit Processor – Retail
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDe ... 514&depa=0
Have this CPU on other pc as well and no complaints so far
$149 REFURBISHED: ASUS "A8N-SLI Deluxe" nForce4 SLI Chipset Motherboard For AMD Socket 939 CPU
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDe ... 17R&depa=0
$159 REFURBISHED: Maxtor DiamondMax 10 300GB 7200RPM 16M P-ATA/133 Hard Drive, Model 6B300R0 (OEM, BAREBONE)
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDe ... 54R&depa=0
refurbed ok? I do not want another raptor
$379 eVGA nVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT Video Card, 256MB GDDR3, 256-Bit, Dual DVI/TV-Out, PCI-Express, Model "256-P2-N376-AX" -RETAIL
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDe ... 215&depa=0
got a couple of these and I like them...open to other vid cards
$113 Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy2 ZS GAMER Limited Edition PCI Sound Card, Model "SB0350" –RETAIL
Do I "need" a SC...headphones only...may hook up to the big screen but the mobo looks good enough...can upgrade later right...hoping to drop this
$66 Linksys WMP54G 54 Mbps Wireless G PCI Adapter
http://www.monarchcomputer.com/Merchant ... ode=280220
yep, need it...
$64 NEC ND-3520A/SV 16X Dual Layer DVD±RW (Silver) (OEM)
http://www.monarchcomputer.com/Merchant ... ode=160458
got one and like it
$10 Arctic Silver
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDe ... ode=316350
good stuff? pc gamer recommends in pc building bible.
Is an after market fan for the CPU recommended? which one? Case fans? Anyone know this case and do I need more fans?
total so far is $1934
THANKS THANKS THANKS THANKS