$1100 Gaming Rig for Diablo 3

easy772

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Hey Guys,

I wanted to get some advice for a new rig I'm making with my brother. He's building it specifically for Diablo 3. More details below.

Purchase Date: By the end of July '11

Budget: $1100

System Usage from Most to Least: Gaming (up to 5 hours a day), Movies, Music.

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Speakers, Monitor, OS (Vista 32 Home)

Preffered Website for Parts: None (Whichever has the best price)

Parts Preferences: Nvidia Graphics

Overclocking: No

Monitor Resolution: 1600x900 (I think, may have to ask him later to be certain)

Additional Comments: Thanks a lot for your help!
 
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Here's a build with combos.it allows easy overclocking, should max out most games, and includes an OS(vista 32 bit may not detect all of the 8GB ram installed, you'll need 64 bit Windows 7) and an SSD :

CPU & Optical Drive: $227-i5-2500K & LiteON

Motherboard & SSD: $222- Gigabyte GA Z68X UD3 & Crucial M4 64GB(SLI/Crossfire Capable Motherboard)

RAM :$75- Corsair Vengeance 2X 4GB

Power Supply : $110- Corsair Enthusiast TX750

Graphic Card: $240- MSI Twin Frozr II 560TI

HDD: $55- Samsung Spinpoint 1TB( it fast, hurry before the price rises again)

Case :$60- Cooler Master HAF 912

OS: $100- Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64 bit)

Total(Excluding Rebates) : 1089 USD

Rebates: 35 USD...

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Here's a build with combos.it allows easy overclocking, should max out most games, and includes an OS(vista 32 bit may not detect all of the 8GB ram installed, you'll need 64 bit Windows 7) and an SSD :

CPU & Optical Drive: $227-i5-2500K & LiteON

Motherboard & SSD: $222- Gigabyte GA Z68X UD3 & Crucial M4 64GB(SLI/Crossfire Capable Motherboard)

RAM :$75- Corsair Vengeance 2X 4GB

Power Supply : $110- Corsair Enthusiast TX750

Graphic Card: $240- MSI Twin Frozr II 560TI

HDD: $55- Samsung Spinpoint 1TB( it fast, hurry before the price rises again)

Case :$60- Cooler Master HAF 912

OS: $100- Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64 bit)

Total(Excluding Rebates) : 1089 USD

Rebates: 35 USD

That should be of some help .
 
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