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What do I need to make my room a gaming setup?

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Husky I got bored and made this on the Dell website with that XPS builder.

Specs:

Intel® Core™ i7-920 (2.66GHz, 8MB cache)

Genuine Windows Vista® 64-bit Home Premium (English) Service Pack 1

Aluminum with Clearcoat Chassis

6GB Tri-Channel DDR3 at 1066MHZ (3x2GB DIMM)

SLi, Dual nVidia GeForce GTX280 1024MB

1.5TB Performance RAID 0 (2 x 750GB SATA-II, 7200 RPM HDDs)

Dual Drives: Blu-ray Disc (BD) Burner (Writes to DVD/CD/BD) and DVD-ROM

Dell Ultrasharp 3007WFP-HC 30-inch Widescreen Flat Panel LCD Monitor

Dell High Color 30 inch UltraSharp Widescreen Digital Flat Panel

3Yr Ltd. Warranty- Advance Exchange

Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium

Logitech Z-5500 Speaker System

All of that cost $5,058 and you could make it even cheaper if you wanted to by getting a smaller monitor, only one Blu-Ray drive etc. That leaves you with $950 for a desk, games and all that shiz.

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Husky I got bored and made this on the Dell website with that XPS builder.

Specs:

Intel® Core™ i7-920 (2.66GHz, 8MB cache)

Genuine Windows Vista® 64-bit Home Premium (English) Service Pack 1

Aluminum with Clearcoat Chassis

6GB Tri-Channel DDR3 at 1066MHZ (3x2GB DIMM)

SLi, Dual nVidia GeForce GTX280 1024MB

1.5TB Performance RAID 0 (2 x 750GB SATA-II, 7200 RPM HDDs)

Dual Drives: Blu-ray Disc (BD) Burner (Writes to DVD/CD/BD) and DVD-ROM

Dell Ultrasharp 3007WFP-HC 30-inch Widescreen Flat Panel LCD Monitor

Dell High Color 30 inch UltraSharp Widescreen Digital Flat Panel

3Yr Ltd. Warranty- Advance Exchange

Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium

Logitech Z-5500 Speaker System

All of that cost $5,058 and you could make it even cheaper if you wanted to by getting a smaller monitor, only one Blu-Ray drive etc. That leaves you with $950 for a desk, games and all that shiz.

OMFG. Thanks Man your the best. BTW i was too lazy to even start on the XPS builder.

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Well, my list is as follows:

- Epic gaming rig. (Bigass monitor, should encompass entire FOV is possible :P)

- Decent keyboard, mouse, headphones, for comfort.

- Good quality sound. I have 7.1 surround sound in my shoebox room, and it fucking owns.

- A comfy chair is paramount.

- All controls in close proximity. Heating, Volume, etc. (I'm fussy about how warm / cold my room is)

- All games, Music, pen, phone etc within reach of chair.

- Food stash.

- Alcohol stash, if you're into drinking alone. (I, personally, am)

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Well, my list is as follows:

- Epic gaming rig. (Bigass monitor, should encompass entire FOV is possible :P )

- Decent keyboard, mouse, headphones, for comfort.

- Good quality sound. I have 7.1 surround sound in my shoebox room, and it fucking owns.

- A comfy chair is paramount.

- All controls in close proximity. Heating, Volume, etc. (I'm fussy about how warm / cold my room is)

- All games, Music, pen, phone etc within reach of chair.

- Food stash.

- Alcohol stash, if you're into drinking alone. (I, personally, am)

I myself hides a stash of Rock star in my refrigerator under my bed :hurrhurr:

EDIT: Wat type of surround do you have?

Edited by Husky

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Husk, just when your on the XPS builder make the specs the same as mine. You can change some like the dual drives of Blu-Ray which is kind of unecessary, you only need one. There is a 30" monitor there too which is included in the $5,085.

Any more questions, ask here.

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Lol.

Before you do any of this shit I'd make an account on the Dell website. You need to sign up first before you can deliver. Once you've done that just choose what specs you want and click add to cart.

Should be as simple as that.

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Oh shit...

My Components

SYSTEM COLOR Aluminum with Clearcoat Chassis with X-panel edit

PROCESSOR Intel® Core™ i7-940 (2.93GHz, 8MB cache) edit

OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows Vista® 64-bit Ultimate (English) Service Pack 1 edit

MEMORY 6GB Tri-Channel DDR3 at 1066MHZ (3x2GB DIMM) edit

VIDEO CARD nVidia GeForce GTX280 1024MB edit

HARD DRIVE 600GB Velociraptor Performance RAID 0 (2 x 300GB SATA-II, 10000 RPM HDDs) edit

OPTICAL DRIVE Single Drive: 16X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW) w/double layer write capability edit

MONITOR 22 inch 2208WFP Ultrasharp Widescreen Flat Panel Monitor edit

SOUND CARD Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium edit

SPEAKERS Logitech Z-5500 Speaker System edit

KEYBOARD Dell USB Consumer Multimedia Keyboard edit

MOUSE Premium Optical USB Mouse edit

My Software & Accessories

ANTI-VIRUS & SECURITY McAfee Security Center with anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall, 15-months edit

ENTERTAINMENT AND EDITING SOFTWARE Adobe® Photoshop® Elements + Adobe® Premiere® Elements edit

POWER PROTECTION & STORAGE BACKUP Belkin 7-Outlet Small Conceal Surge Protector edit

PRODUCTIVITY Microsoft® Works Plus 2008 -Includes MS WORD 2003,Spreadsheet and Calendar applications edit

GAMING SOFTWARE Grand Theft Auto IV edit

TOP SELLING SOFTWARE Webroot SpySweeper edit

My Service

WARRANTY AND SERVICE 3Yr Ltd Hardware Warranty, InHome Service after Remote Diagnosis edit

ACCIDENT AND THEFT PROTECTION CompleteCare Accidental Damage Protection, 4 Year edit

REMOTE ACCESS Dell Remote Access, free basic service edit

ON CALL PLAN On Call Services 13 months edit

DATASAFE ONLINE BACKUP Dell Online Backup 2GB for 1 year edit

ALSO INCLUDED WITH YOUR SYSTEM

FLOPPY & MEDIA READER Dell 19-in-1 Media Card Reader with Bluetooth 2.0

MODEM No Modem Requested

Cooling Option Copper base Heat Sink with aluminum fins

Labels Windows Vista™ Premium

Adobe Software Adobe® Acrobat® Reader 9.0 Multi-Language

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Fuck No... My dad can do all that Turbo Tax look alike bullshit. I've got a good question.. If I use this as a original gaming PC... can I use it as a computer for General things? (Recording games , Doing Homework , Coming on TGTAP , etc.)

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Before you buy that from Dell, check out Cyberpower PC. A pretty good setup customized from their Gamer Extreme XE:

* CASE: New!! NZXT Khaos Black Full Tower 420W Case w/ Side Panel Mesh

* Neon Light Upgrade: NONE

* Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default case fans

* POWER SUPPLY Upgrade: 1, 250 Watts Power Supplies (CoolerMaster Real Pro Power Supply - Quad SLI Ready)

* CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-965 Extreme Edition 3.2 GHz 8M L3 Cache LGA1366

* COOLING FAN : Asetek Liquid CPU Cooling System (Extreme Cooling Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA)

* MOTHERBOARD: Asus P6T Deluxe Intel X58 Chipset SLI/CrossFireX Mainboard SAS Triple-Channel DDR3/1600 SATA RAID w/ eSATA, Dual GbLAN, USB2.0, IEEE1394a, & 7.1Audio

* MEMORY: 6GB (2GBx3) PC1333 DDR3 PC3 10666 Triple Channel Memory (Corsair Dominator)

* FREEBIES: None

* VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX295 X2 1.7GB 16X PCIe Video Card (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)

* VIDEO CARD 2: NONE

* VIDEO CARD 3: NONE

* MULTIPLE VIDEO CARD SETTINGS: Xtreme Performance in SLI/CrossFireX Gaming Mode Supports Single Monitor

* LCD Monitor: NONE

* 2nd Monitor: NONE

* HARD DRIVE: Extreme Performance (RAID-0) with 2 Identical Hard Drives (600GB (300GBx2) Gaming Western Digital VelociRaptor 10, 000RPM SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache WD3000GLFS)

* Data Hard Drive: Gaming Hard Drive (10, 000RPM SATA150) (SATA-II - Western Digital VelociRaptor 300GB 10, 000RPM 16MB Cache WD3000GLFS)

* USB PORTABLE DRIVE: NONE

* Optical Drive: LG GGW-H20L 6X INTERNAL SUPER MULTI BLUE BLU-RAY DISC REWRITER & HD DVD-ROM DRIVE (Black Color)

* Optical Drive 2: LG 20X Double Layer DVD+-RW Super Allwrite + Lightscribe Technology (Black Color)

* SOUND: Creative Labs X-FI XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Pro 24-BIT PCI Sound Card

* SPEAKERS: (BLACK/SILVER) Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Configuration Speakers System with Control

* NETWORK: ONBOARD 10/100 NETWORK CARD

* MODEM: NONE

* KEYBOARD: Razer Lycosa Black USB Gaming Keyboard

* MOUSE: Razer Lachesis 3G 4000 DPI Mouse (FREE! $14.99 value SMALL Razer Goliathus Omega Control Mouse Pad from 2/1/2009 to 2/28/2009)

* Extra Thermal Display : NONE

* Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: LINKSYS WMP54GS 802.11G PCI Network Card

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

* Cable Wiring: None

* Rounded Cable: None

* VIDEO CAMERA: NONE

* PRINTER: None

* PRINTER CABLE: None

* IEEE CARD: NONE

* USB PORT: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports

* FLOPPY: NONE

* OS: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Ultimate w/ Service Pack 1 (64-bit Edition)

* FREEBIES: FREE! (Microsoft® Flight Simulator X Deluxe) Game

* Media Center Remote Control & TV Tuner: None

* SERVICE: STANDARD WARRANTY: 3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PLUS LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT

* RUSH SERVICE: NO; READY TO SHIP IN 5~10 BUSINESS DAYS

You could add in a monitor if you wanted. And this is much cheaper than that Dell.

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You could add in a monitor if you wanted. And this is much cheaper than that Dell.

Yeah, the XPSs are way too expensive. I would actually reccomend, if it had to be Dell, a suped up Studio XPS. Or just a studio. That's what I was going to get. You can get it with a 1GB Video Card, 8GB RAM, Quad Core CPU, etc.

Better PC for less.

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Hmm looks like a siiik PC. If it has a colored neon then I'm good to go.

Plenty of Customization Options.

And just as a tip, Core 2 Quads are much less expensive than Core i7, Core 2 Extreme, etc.

Core 2 Quad Q9550: $250 (2.83 GHz, 12MB Cache, 1333FSB)

Core 2 i7: Over $470 (2.66 GHz, 12MB Cache, 1333FSB

Less Power for higher price. Besides, you can upgrade later.

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So the real cheap ones are the most powerful? I am looking for the most powerful one on there. The cheapest most powerful. I'm not a computer monkey, you know more about them than I do. ^^ Can you show me the most cheapest powerful on there?

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So the real cheap ones are the most powerful? I am looking for the most powerful one on there. The cheapest most powerful. I'm not a computer monkey, you know more about them than I do. ^^ Can you show me the most cheapest powerful on there?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16819115130 $340

That's 3.0GHz, Quad-Core, 12MB Cache, 1333FSB.

And overclockable up 3.83GHz, and 1833 FSB, if you have the right motherboard.

Can't get much better than that.

I think that the Core i7 can get up to 3.33GHz, Quad Core, 12MB Cache, 1600FSB, but not overclockable and for well over $1000.

And dude, the Core 2 Quad is not real cheap. It's actually up there a bit. Most people only have a Core 2 Duo

Edited by raybob95

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Six G's!? Gimme the money and I could remodel six bedrooms for that!

But if you have the room -- you never gave us dimensions -- I'd skip the LCD crap and go with a projector. I'd keep a small monitor for use but the projectors -a good one- can project a large clear picture. I'd go to my uncle for the audio setup since he owns a music store and recording studio he knows a lot about audio and how to set up a quality sound system. So my advice is to find someone with audio knowledge. For the amount being spent I would have all 3 pop consoles -not the Wii- and a kick-ass PC. PC's always need upgrades, and upgrades get cheaper as time goes by, so I would hold off on anything other than the necessities of what you are currently playing. My taste on OS is Linux and I couldn't even imagine spending much more than 2 thousand on a bedroom makeover. Of course, you are talking to a guy who has a handcrafted coffin as his bed. My bedroom is done in the Rob Zombie/Ozzy Osbourne style.

Good luck, from what I have read about you, your mom is gonna freak.

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