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K so I was making a list of parts and all for my first build when I noticed that without the GPU and monitor the build was only $700 with tax and shipping. So just the new monitor and GPU where like $500 alone! How can I fix that?
post #2 of 14
Can you post links to all of your parts perhaps?
Hmmm...
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WD 500 GB HDD OCZ Vertex 4  LG Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
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BenQ 24" 120hz + 24" Dell Full HD Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Stealth Edition 2013 OCZ ZX Series 850 Watt  NZXT Phantom 410 Gunmetal 
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phenom ii x4 955, m4a79xtd, 2x2gb ddr3 1600, 6950 2gb, ASUS VH242H, coolermaster hyper 212+, haf 912, antec truepower new 650w, windows 7
post #4 of 14
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srry i forgot 500gb caviar blue and an asus dvd writer
post #5 of 14
Are you putting this together on Newegg? If so, did you check out the combos at all? What are you planning on using your computer for?
    
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post #6 of 14
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All parts are gunna be purchased from NCIX except for monitor and GPU. I am hoping to use this build for gaming. Nothing hardcore, just playing around when I'm bored.
post #7 of 14
The only way to make this cheaper is don't pay for windows.. >.>
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post #8 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by iinversion View Post
The only way to make this cheaper is don't pay for windows.. >.>
Yes please pay for Windows....

OK First thing. What are you going to be doing with your computer and whats the TOP of your budget?
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Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Lightscribe DVD/RW Cooler Master Hyper 212+ in Push/Pull Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Phillips 32" LCD Flatscreen @ 1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Ducky DK1008 w/ Cherry MX Bkack Switches Corsair CX750M HAF 922 Custom Painted Logitech G502 Proteus Core 
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Ratpadz XT EACH G2000 Lamptron FC6 Fan Controller 
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post #9 of 14
Get a 6870 instead of a 6950. That'll save a good bit and a 6870 will max out just about any game anyways.

EDIT: That is unless your thinking of unlocking it to a 6970??
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Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe m.2 250GB SSD Sandisk Ultra II 960GB SSD Corsair H100i v2 6x Noctua NF-F12 IndustrialPPC 2000RPM PWM 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG 34UM88-C Ultrawide 21:9 3440x1440 Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum Corsair RM750i Corsair Carbide 400C 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum Logitech G240 Mousepad Massdrop-Sennheiser HD6xx Fiio E10k DAC 
AudioOtherOtherOther
Massdrop Mini Mic Thrustmaster T16000m Flight Stick Logitech G13 Gamepad Corsair Link Commander Mini 
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AMD Phenom II 1090T ASUS Crosshair IV Formula Gainward Phantom GTX 770 Patriot Viper 16GB (4x4GB) 
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Sandisk Ultra II SSD 960GB Corsair H100i v2 6x Noctua NF-F12 IndustrialPPC 2000RPM PWM LG 34UM88-C Ultrawide 21:9 3440x1440 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum Corsair HX1000W Corsair Carbide 400C Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum 
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post #10 of 14
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I was thinking of unlocking it. And if I get like a $100 windows 7 home premium OEM disk will I be able to like use it on my other computers?
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