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Windows 7: Possible budget gaming PC build?

06 Dec 2010   #91
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

ideally for a gaming pc, i would go for a wired connection. faster, more reliable, less interference, maybe less ping...

but maybe your location precludes such an option.


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06 Dec 2010   #92
ratman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM
 
 

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I picked up an ASUS wireless card, and I am pleased.
Was it a simple slot-into-the-motherboard type card? If you know what i mean...

And to answer mickey megabyte, 'my location precludes such an option'
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06 Dec 2010   #93
TechnoMan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

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Thanks so far, I have finalised all the stuff needed but remembered that I will need something like a wireless network card. Any suggestions?
Any cheap wireless PCI card would do
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06 Dec 2010   #94
ratman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM
 
 

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Thanks so far, I have finalised all the stuff needed but remembered that I will need something like a wireless network card. Any suggestions?
Any cheap wireless PCI card would do
How about an Asus PCI-G31 Wireless 11b/g?
Asus PCI-G31 Wireless 11b/g for $22 @ NetPlus - Cheapest Computers - Perth Western Australia
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06 Dec 2010   #95
TechnoMan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

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Thanks so far, I have finalised all the stuff needed but remembered that I will need something like a wireless network card. Any suggestions?
Any cheap wireless PCI card would do
How about an Asus PCI-G31 Wireless 11b/g?
Asus PCI-G31 Wireless 11b/g for $22 @ NetPlus - Cheapest Computers - Perth Western Australia
Good enough. You probably won't find any benefit from using a Wireless n anyway
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06 Dec 2010   #96
ratman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM
 
 

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Any cheap wireless PCI card would do
How about an Asus PCI-G31 Wireless 11b/g?
Asus PCI-G31 Wireless 11b/g for $22 @ NetPlus - Cheapest Computers - Perth Western Australia
Good enough. You probably won't find any benefit from using a Wireless n anyway
Yeah, my router doesn't do Wireless n, so g should be alright.
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06 Dec 2010   #97
Fumz

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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Good enough. You probably won't find any benefit from using a Wireless n anyway
Yeah, my router doesn't do Wireless n, so g should be alright.
You're not considering this for gaming are you? There's no location you can't string CAT5 to...
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06 Dec 2010   #98
ratman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM
 
 

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Good enough. You probably won't find any benefit from using a Wireless n anyway
Yeah, my router doesn't do Wireless n, so g should be alright.
You're not considering this for gaming are you?
No, I probably won't be doing online gaming too much. This will just be for internet browsing and stuff. I will drag a cable out to my computer if I was to do online gaming.
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06 Dec 2010   #99
LiquidSnak

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Yup, that one looks good. I don't like getting "any old ______," as brand name X stands behind their product, while "china brand 4,000,000" probably won't as much.
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07 Dec 2010   #100
ratman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM
 
 

I'd like to say a huge thanks to all people who helped out in the deciding of what to use. I just got the parts and finished building it today and it was a success! Everything went smoothly!

Thanks everyone!!!
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