$600: Third Tier Gaming Build

$600: Third Tier Gaming Build The AMDPhenom II X4 955 Black Edition is probably the best bang for your buck processor for gaming. The Phenom II X4 955 is a true quad core processor, with a 6 MB L3 cache, and has an unlocked multiplier. This processor can be very easy to overclock and can run […]

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$400: Entry Level Gaming Build

Check out the $400: Entry Level Gaming Build! With the Athlon X3 450 3.2GHZ costing roughly $89.00, you cannot go wrong with this triple core, high clock rate (lot’s of room for overclocking) processor. This processor should allow most modern games to play well, at decent settings. The Radeon HD 4650 graphics card at its […]

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Interested in CPU, SSD, and GPU Benchmarks?

If you are then you should visit AnandTech‘s benchmark page. It has a simple to use interface that allows to select two different CPU’s, SSD’s, or GPU’s and then configures a comparison ratings chart with categories like “Video creation”, x264 HD Encode Test, “Windows Media Encoder 9 x64”, “Far Cry 2 playback”…etc. As well the […]

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Home Theatre PC (HTPC)

I would like to introduce another build you may consider building: The Home Theatre PC (HTPC). A  HTPC is just a basic computer that is mostly of personal preference in terms of the added components, so when starting your HTPC build you want to include the basic components for building a PC which include: 1. A […]

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