Wanting to make a beastly gaming computer, help?

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware & Builds' started by xchueyx, Feb 6, 2009 with 11 replies and 234 views.

  1. xchueyx

    xchueyx Newbie

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    Budget: $1500-$2000

    Monitor: Need
    Mouse: Need
    Keyboard: Need

    Uses: Gaming (of course :d), photoshop, level design, general use, lots and lots of downloading.

    Also I want a sick looking case. Is there any cases out there that are water cooled already? Because I want mine to be water cooled.

    Thanks =]


    I want something exactly like this but if i can get it cheaper by making it myself that would be great. Otherwise Ill end up buying it from them

    CyberPower Gamer Infinity 8800 Pro SE

     
  2. Madman340

    Madman340 Seasoned Member

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    Of course you can get it cheaper by building it yourself.

    Why do you want it to be watercooled? Watercooling alone will cost a lot and if it's not needed you shouldn't get it.
     
  3. OP
    xchueyx

    xchueyx Newbie

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    Well I have a laptop right now
    Toshiba Qosmio X305


    and I tend to leave it on for days and it sorta kinda heats up :biggrin:
    So if I get this pc built I won't need to leave my laptop on, and since im going big I want it to be able to handle my conditions. :thumbup:
     
  4. zadesa

    zadesa Enthusiast

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    Ive got an Asus Gs1 laptop which is basically made for gaming.. haha 2gb ram, nice size screen.. glow in the dark WASD keys.. its uber haha but i dun do much gaming so its kinda useless for me now >_<
     
  5. SiK GambleR

    SiK GambleR Retired Retired

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    laptops get alot hotter than towers. water cooling isn't necessary really.
     
  6. Madman340

    Madman340 Seasoned Member

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    Truthfully it would be more of a risk and hastle with watercooling. With air all you do is set it and forget it.

    After the next post I'll make you a build that includes everything you need... Btw that CPpc build doesn't come with a monitor.
     
  7. Saiyan

    Saiyan Member

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    trust me, don't risk water cooling. I threw it in my most recent build and it was faulty and destroyed my Vid cards and my mobo. Company has still yet to refund the price for it all. Stick with good ol' fans.
     
  8. Madman340

    Madman340 Seasoned Member

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    23" 1080p (HDMI) Acer Monitor - Newegg.com - Acer X233Hbid Black 23" 5ms HDMI Full 1080P Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 40000:1 (ACM) - LCD Monitors

    Keyboard - Newegg.com - Logitech Classic Black 104 Normal Keys USB Standard Keyboard 200 - Keyboards

    Microsoft+Razer Gaming Mouse - Newegg.com - Microsoft 9VV-00001 Black 7 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Laser Habu Gaming Mouse - Mouse

    6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 1333 - Newegg.com - G.SKILL 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory

    640GB (x2=1280GB) Western Digital HDs - Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives

    EVGA 295GTX - Newegg.com - EVGA 017-P3-1291-AR GeForce GTX 295 1792MB 896 (448 x 2)-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

    Intel i7 CPU - Newegg.com - Intel Core i7 920 Nehalem 2.66GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor - Processors - Desktops

    Cooler Master nVidia 690 Case - Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER NV 690 NV-690C-KWN1-GP Black SECC/ ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

    XFX LGA 1366 (X58 set) Mobo - Newegg.com - XFX MBX58ICH19 LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

    Corsair 750W PSU - Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Power Supplies

    LG DVD Burner - Newegg.com - LG Black 22X (CAV) DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 22X (CAV) DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 22X DVDR DVD Burner - CD / DVD Burners

    Sub total: $1,895.88
    Sub total w/ MIR: $1,875.88
    Grand Total w/ MIR & Shipping: $1,935.24

    I am not 100% sure how the motherboard will do, so I'd have somebody more educated about motherboards check it out (e.g. Psycho Homer)


    $1,955.24
     
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    xchueyx

    xchueyx Newbie

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  10. Major Wookiee

    Major Wookiee Enthusiast

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    Why do people do water cooling anyway?:huh:
     
  11. SiK GambleR

    SiK GambleR Retired Retired

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    overclocking mainly. that or they are good with pc's and just wanna b fancy
     
  12. theroach

    theroach Gewinator Premium

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    Good little build here. I would go with this mobo though.
    Newegg.com - EVGA 132-BL-E758-A1 LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

    Water cooling drastically drops computer temps in and out of load. This extends the life of the hardware and makes its run "smoother." If you like to overclock water cooling is a good solution because overclocking is simply pushing more power through your hardware and the more power it consumes the hotter it gets. So water cooling helps keep it cool.
     

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