should I upgrade or get a new one?

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  1. Licardo7
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    Well, I was searching and i found this PC that is cheap and people say this it is very powerful. It's the "Gamer Infinity SLI GT"
    here's the link: http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/system/Gamer_Infinity_SLI_GT/#

    I modded it so it is affordable and it still has great prominence. This is what I chose.

    Gamer Infinity SLI GT
    Price: $859.00

    CASE: NEW! Apevia X-Jupiter Jr. 420 Watts Case (G Type Metallic Gray Color with Side-Window)
    CPU: (Quad-Core)Intel® Core™ 2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.4GHz 1066FSB 8MB L2 Cache 64-bit
    MOTHERBOARD: Asus P5N-D nForce 750i SLI Chipset LGA775 FSB1333 DDR2 Mainboard
    MEMORY: 1GB (1x1GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Memory (Corsair or Major Brand)
    VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512MB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)
    VIDEO CARD 2: NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS 512MB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)
    VIDEO CARD 3: NONE
    LCD Monitor: NONE
    HARD DRIVE: Single Hard Drive (320GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
    Data Hard Drive: NONE
    Optical Drive: (Special Price) LG 20X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER (BLACK COLOR)
    Optical Drive 2: NONE
    SOUND: ESS 3D WAVETABLE SOUND PCI

    Tell me if I I 'made' a good computer. Also, is it cheaper it buy the parts individual and just install them on my computer or but the new one?
     
  2. Law

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    I'd say it needs more RAM. 2GB, at least.

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    Why? Just get the 8800 GT on it's own.
     
  3. Diablo1123

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    Why not just get to 8800 GT on SLI?
    420 Watts isn't that kinda weak?
    Definitly need more ram
     
  4. Licardo7
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    Is it OK now?


    Price: $873.00

    CASE: Apevia X-Jupiter Jr. 420 Watts Case (G Type Metallic Gray Color with Side-Window)
    CPU: (Quad-Core) Intel® Core™ 2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.4GHz 1066FSB 8MB L2 Cache 64-bit
    MOTHERBOARD: Asus P5N-D nForce 750i SLI Chipset LGA775 FSB1333 DDR2 Mainboard
    MEMORY: (Req.DDR2 MainBoard)2GB (2x1GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory (Mushkin Value Select)
    VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512MB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)
    VIDEO CARD 2: NONE
    VIDEO CARD 3: NONE
    LCD Monitor: NONE
    HARD DRIVE: Single Hard Drive (320GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
    Data Hard Drive: NONE
    Optical Drive: (Special Price) LG 20X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER (BLACK COLOR)
    Optical Drive 2: NONE
    SOUND: ESS 3D WAVETABLE SOUND PCI


    @Diablo1123: 420 watts is the highest on there.
     
  5. Urza

    Urza hi

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    Buy the parts from newegg and save yourself several hundred dollars.
     
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  7. Trolly

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    Agreed, I wouldn't consider that computer cheap. You could get it for $100 less at least if you looked in the right places, and even less if you built it yourself.
     
  8. Saturnplanet5

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    Reconsider your power supply there. You'll need 500w to run all that. Go somewhere else to shop if they can't supply you with a more powerful one.