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revised rig, i'm diggin the price. Could someone tell me if the 6950 in my cart is a reference edition? edit: now i know for a fact that it can unlock, but could someone tell me if this one will?Possible Unlockable 6950 It's cheaper... I don't think the second one will unlock but nobody has really said if it did or didn't. I'm also liking the whole modular psu thing, seems great for cable management.

Edited by venomblade - 5/6/11 at 7:55pm
post #2 of 19
Yeah, you can buy most of it used for cheaper if you wanted to.
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why would you cheap out on one part? and if you cheap out on it, you aren't going to really save alot... unless you get a good deal on an open box card.
    
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Originally Posted by Sohryu76 View Post
why would you cheap out on one part? and if you cheap out on it, you aren't going to really save alot... unless you get a good deal on an open box card.
Not one part, i just used that as an example. I was just wondering if maybe something like my psu was overkill and it's overpriced or something like that. I only feel like i could make changes to maybe a cheaper case, gpu, or psu.
post #5 of 19
you could get a 560ti. They are great cards. You could also get a coolermaster Hyper 212+ for your cpu. You could get this as your psu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182200 or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371015
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post #6 of 19
Case - plenty of cheaper options
CPU Cooler - 212+
Video card - non OC version, no aftermarket cooler
PSU - I might get yelled at for this one, but 750W is a lot if you don't plan on SLI.

You could knock $100 off this build without breaking a sweat. You wouldn't change performance either.
    
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post #7 of 19
You can get a comparable modular psu on sale for the same price as the tx750.

570 could be overkill, 560ti or 6950 or late model 58xx would all be better performance / $.

The Samsung F3 1tb regularly goes on sale for 55.

There are better cases for 100, but I'm just not a haf 922 fan.

Word of caution about the liteon dvd. My friend and I both ordered the same liteon dvd and both of us could not install windows 7. Used a different dvd drive and it worked fine. I RMAed mine for an ASUS dvd.

Venomous X is nice cpu cooler but might be overkill for 2500k.
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post #8 of 19
that PSU is pretty abd, and overpriced, and the HAF 922 < HAF912, and its like 40 or 50$ less, so grab the 912 and a new PSU and maybe a different GFX card and ull be golden.
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Get the 500GB F3. You could probably also get away with a 212+ cooler instead.
If you've got another DVD drive laying around use that instead, thats what I did for my build
    
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psu
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139020
corsair Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W 80 plus bronze
$89.99
$74.99 after mail-in rebate card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817207007
XFX P1-650X-CAH9 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active
$88.99
$58.99 after mail-in rebate

board
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131705 -
ASUS P8P67 (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
$154.99

heatsink
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...103065&Tpk=212
cm 212+ for $39.00

case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119196
COOLER MASTER Storm Scout
$89.99
$79.99 after mail-in rebate




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Edited by boogschd - 5/6/11 at 7:27pm
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