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Need advice in buying a new computer

by ilde / February 27, 2006 1:32 PM PST

Hey guys.

I'm a long time reader, first time poster

Anyways, I have decided to get a new computer. My laptop is just not cutting it. I have been looking around for decent computers, so far no luck. I'm trying to find a decent gaming pc. I like to play games like World of Warcraft, and any good strategy games.

My budget is $1000.

The PCs that I have considered so far are:

Emachine's T6420
http://www.emachines.com/products/products.html?prod=T6420

Gateways' GT4015E
http://support.gateway.com/s/PC/R/6139/6139sp2.shtml

I also want a computer with good upgradability.

Also I want to know how good are Gateways computers.

Thx guys

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i would suggest building your own
by nerdyboy1234 / February 27, 2006 3:03 PM PST

if u are up to it.

but if not. the t6420 would do fine, except i dont really like the idea of win. media center being in there. many software just wont work right with it.

so i would suggest the t6216 here
http://www.compusa.com/products/product_info.asp?product_code=335983&pfp=BROWSE
it comes with win. xp home. and its affordable. just buy 1gb of corsair value ram for 70 bucks, add in a decent psu if necessary and say a 6800gs for around $160 at newegg and u got a decent rig

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Hmmm
by ilde / February 28, 2006 11:25 AM PST

Im interested in building my computer but I have to clue where to start.

Thxs for suggesting T6216.

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One thing I forget...........
by ilde / March 1, 2006 8:24 AM PST

One thing I forgot to post is that my budget is not including the graphics, Im getting that later.

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One thing I forgot...........
by ilde / March 1, 2006 8:26 AM PST

One thing I forgot to put is that my budget is not including the graphics, Im getting that in another way.

P.S. Im open to any suggestions to any pc.

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I'm with building it
by ikjadoon / March 1, 2006 11:30 AM PST

A basis:

X2 3800+
Good Name Brand Motherboard, maybe ASUS A8V
6800GS
1GB of Memory
160GB HDD
DVD DL LS Burner

~Ibrahim~

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