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FastRedPonyCar
02-26-09, 08:39 AM
Check it.

ECS A780GM-A motherboard (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813135075)

Athlon X64 Black Edition 7750 Kuma (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103300)

3 sticks of Gskill DDR2 800 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231170)

320 Gig Caviar (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136074)

SATA Samsung DL DVD drive (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827151171)

430W Antec PSU (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371006)

And my spare EVGA superclocked 7600GT nvidia card.


All said and done, it was right at $300 for everything. By FAR my cheapest build. Says all he wants to do is play counterstrike and watch pron :headexplode:

bob saget
02-26-09, 02:55 PM
that AMD cpu will power through even the most demanding sechs scenes. :D

CaptNKILL
02-26-09, 04:09 PM
Why 3 sticks of memory? Just use 2 for dual channel.

Other than that, it looks good. :)

If he wants more gaming performance the 9500GT is hard to beat at around $50.