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700$ Gaming PC

by review_monster / December 3, 2007 5:56 AM PST

For those of you looking for a high performance PC but at a reasonable price, here is the solution:

Hardware:
90$ Antec Sonata III Case with 500Watts Power Supply
105$ MSI Intel G33M Motherboard
75$ Patriot Extreme Performance DDR2 2GB PC2-6400 Dual Channel
130$ Western Digita 500GB Sata Hard (WD5000ABYS)
220$ BFG GeForce 8800GT OC
49$ Pioneer DVD-RW Drive

Notes:
- The mobo supports 7.1 sound system, next generation 45nm CPUs, PCI-E 16x ver.2, DDR2 PC6400 RAM, and has intel gma3000 chip
- CPU can be overclocked upto 2.66Ghz without any extra cooling system
- video card can be overclocked to 700Mhz Core and 1000Mhz Memory np
- you will also need genuine windows vista for best results
- all prices in CAD$ items purchased from BestBuy, Tigerdirect, Canada Computers

Benchmarks:
Windows Experiene Index
http://img100.imageshack.us/img100/5048/benchmarkantecdec3hk9.jpg

3DMark06
http://img406.imageshack.us/img406/5259/3dmarkdec3ez6.jpg
http://service.futuremark.com/orb/resultanalyzer.jsp?projectType=14&XLID=0&UID=12467222

World In Conflict (Max Settings) 16x AA - 16x Anisotropic
27fps average
09fps min
53fps max

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my corrections
by review_monster / December 3, 2007 6:01 AM PST
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Still another 100 or more for...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 3, 2007 6:22 AM PST
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The OS. Unless you are running Linux...

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