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Possible new desktop, need help deciding which PC is good

By CodyW · 5 replies
Aug 27, 2011
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  1. New to PC gaming and wanting something that can keep up with the games that are coming out nowa days...this one is around 1600 dollars from cyberpowerpc.com and also how can you tell how much RAM this computer will have or is there a way.

    Case: * Coolermaster HAF-X Gaming Full Tower Case w/ 1x230mm Fan, 1x200mm Fans, 2xFront USB 3.0 Port

    Internal USB Extension Module: None

    Neon Light Upgrade: None

    Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default case fans

    Noise Reduction Technology: None

    CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-960 3.20 GHz 8M Intel Smart Cache LGA1366

    Venom Boost Fast And Efficient Factory Overclocking: No Overclocking

    Cooling Fan: CyberPower Xtreme Hydro Liquid Cooling Kit 240MM w/ Dual Fan(CPU & GPU Liquid Cool Capable, Extreme Overclcking Performance + Extreme Slient at 18dBA)

    Coolant for Cyberpower Xtreme Hydro Water Cooling Kits: Standard Coolant

    Motherboard: * (3-Way SLI Support) GigaByte G1.Guerrilla Intel X58 Chipset SLI/CrossFireX Triple-Channel DDR3 E-ATX w/ 7.1 Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity Audio, Bigfoot Killer E2100 GbLAN, eSATA, USB3, 2x SATA3 RAID, 3 Gen2 PCIe, 2 PCIe X1 & 1 PCI

    Memory: 12GB (2GBx6) DDR3/1600MHz Triple Channel Memory Module (Corsair or Major Brand)

    Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 1.2GB 16X PCIe Video Card (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)

    Freebies: None

    Video Card 2: None

    Video Card 3: None

    Dedicated PHYSX Card: None

    Multiple Video Card Settings: Xtreme Performance in SLI/CrossFireX Gaming Mode Supports Single Monitor

    Power Supply Upgrade: 950 Watts - XtremeGear Gaming Power Supply

    Hard Drive: 60 GB ADATA S511 SATA III 6.0G/s Gaming MLC Solid State Disk [+71] (Single Hard Drive)

    Data Hard Drive: 1TB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD [+59] (Single Hard Drive)

    Hard Drive Cooling Fan: Vigor iSURF II Hard Disk Drive Cooling System [+21] (1 x System)

    External Hard Drive (USB3.0/2.0/eSATA): None

    USB Flash Drive: None

    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-B123L 12X BLU-RAY Player & DVDRW Combo (BLACK COLOR)

    Optical Drive 2: None


    3D Vision Glasses: None

    Freebies: None

    LCD Monitor: None

    2nd Monitor: None

    3rd Monitor: None

    Speakers: None

    Network: Onboard Gigabit LAN Network

    Network Switch: None

    Keyboard: Xtreme Gear (Black Color) Multimedia/Internet USB Keyboard

    Mouse: XtremeGear Optical USB 3 Buttons Gaming Mouse

    Mouse Pad: None

    Gaming Gear: None

    Extra Thermal Display: None

    Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: None

    External Wireless Network Card: None

    Wireless 802.11 B/G/N Access Point: None

    Bluetooth: None

    Flash Media Reader/Writer: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer (BLACK COLOR)

    Video Camera: None

    Headset: None

    Printer: None

    Cable: None

    Power Protection: None

    Surge Protector: None

    IEEE1394 Card: None

    Internal USB Port: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports

    USB Port: None

    Operating System: Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit Edition)

    Media Center Remote Control & TV Tuner: None

    Office Suite: None

    Games: None

    Ultra Care Option: None


  2. DKRON

    DKRON TS Guru Posts: 569   +25

    Firstly the Ram is: Memory: 12GB (2GBx6) DDR3/1600MHz Triple Channel Memory Module (Corsair or Major Brand), as you already said above?

    I would advice searching around other pc buiders because you can get 2nd gen I7 2600K for cheaper then the I7-960 and its like 4 times faster.

    The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 will handle most new games (not at the highest settings) but if you want a really powerfull computer that will cut through any game, choose either 3x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 or 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 or one NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 and with Radeons atleast 2x HD6970 or one HD6990
  3. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,840   +1,267

    Don't worry about it.
    The chances are 99% certain that the post is straight out spam. Some advertising and product placement for the system builder.
  4. DKRON

    DKRON TS Guru Posts: 569   +25

    haha really? thats stupid then, wondering why know one was posting on it
  5. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,840   +1,267

  6. DKRON

    DKRON TS Guru Posts: 569   +25

    ok thanks cheers

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