Building gaming rig

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Locaton
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Hey guys, I'm working on my new gaming rig to get my pc up-to-date. I currently have an  Intel Pentium 4 @ 3.2GHz and 1GB ram. I do have a Sapphire Radeon HD 4890 Vapor-X 1GB though, so I won't have to upgrade my videocard.

Plans:

Antec 1200 Case + 2 Sharkoon Silent Eagle LED 2000

AMD Phenom II X4 965 C3 BE @ 3.4GHz, OC'ing to 3.8GHz

OCZ 4 GB DDR3-1600 Kit

Asus M4A785TD-V EVO

Cooler Master V8

 

I Currently have a 520W PSU, I'll see how it goes, otherwise it will be a:

XFX 850W Black Edition

 

What do you think about this setup, and where can I get it for the lowest price possible? At Alternate.nl (Dutch site) It get's up to €753,99 which is pretty expensive IMO.

undeadkingpr
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Yep that rig is great for gaming- to bring the price down you could get a 955 instead and OC it up to 3.8

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lestat692k9
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that looks like a nice build simular to what i have

Locaton
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I had a typo there at processor speeds, fixed now.

 

Well, I could get this set with which had this mobo and 955 BE + AC2, but I will need to thinnk about this since I was really planning on the 965.

undeadkingpr
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a 965 IS  a 955 that amd has factory overclocked-It is the exact same chip with same cach levels and capabilities.

lestat692k9
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yep ageed just like buying an oc video card these days

Locaton
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ok, 955 it is then, and a free copy of MW2

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