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Peaknuckle

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  1. I'm not requesting one, I'm just curious as to why the prof's theme hasn't been touched. Luigi's chillin in his shack while I post this just so I can listen while I write. That Balcony Thing was a good musics, but I'd've preferred if it had been based on the white haired midget.

  2. Hokay, to wrap up this thread so I don't have to come back and check it, the complete shopping list is:

    RAIDMAX SMILODON ATX-612WBP Black SECC STEEL ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 500W Power Supply - Retail

    Item #: N82E16811156062

    EVGA 320-P2-N811-AR GeForce 8800GTS 320MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card - Retail

    Item #: N82E16814130082

    WINTEC AMPO 1GB (2 x 512MB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model 3AMD2800-1G1K-R - Retail

    Item #: N82E16820161067

    ASUS P5B-VM SE LGA 775 Intel G965 Express uATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

    Item #: N82E16813131178

    Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Conroe 2.13GHz LGA 775 Processor Model BX80557E6420 - Retail

    Item #: N82E16819115016

    Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro 92mm CPU Cooler

    Item #: N82E16835186134

    Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound - OEM

    Item #: N82E16835100007

    The grand total is $772.90. Hopefully Newegg will be nice and get it here before the weekend. I do so want my new rig <3

  3. So I have $600 and want to get a reasonably decent gaming machine, however I have no previous experience with building PCs. I already have 2 hard drives. an 80gb SATA 7200rpm and some other I don't remember (it's upstairs in the room I'm using if it's really that important). I also already have all the peripherals I need, keyboard, mouse, monitor, and a cd drive. I could use a good dvd drive if there's one that's reasonably cheap.

    I've already weighed the advantages for a video card and so far I'm going with a GeForce 8600GT ( http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150229 ) for $149 with a $20 rebate. My question to you, aside from advice on a better video card or a dvd drive at all, is what I should choose (or what I should look for when browsing them as I've never done this before) by way of motherboard, cpu, power source, and whatever else I'm overlooking.

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