Wanting to make a beastly gaming computer, help?

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware & Builds' started by xchueyx, Feb 6, 2009 with 11 replies and 216 views.

  1. xchueyx

    xchueyx Enthusiast

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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

    [Click here to view the link]
     
  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 Enthusiast

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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 Senior 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 - [Click here to view the link]

    Keyboard - [Click here to view the link]

    Microsoft+Razer Gaming Mouse - [Click here to view the link]

    6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 1333 - [Click here to view the link]

    640GB (x2=1280GB) Western Digital HDs - [Click here to view the link]

    EVGA 295GTX - [Click here to view the link]

    Intel i7 CPU - [Click here to view the link]

    Cooler Master nVidia 690 Case - [Click here to view the link]

    XFX LGA 1366 (X58 set) Mobo - [Click here to view the link]

    Corsair 750W PSU - [Click here to view the link]

    LG DVD Burner - [Click here to view the link]

    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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  9. OP
    xchueyx

    xchueyx Enthusiast

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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.
    [Click here to view the link]

    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.