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Ok, well I would really like to keep this at or under $1000, however with everything in this cart and after tax+ shipping it comes out to $1067.97. Now to keep it under $1,000 I can do the following, I would like to hear from you, what would you personally do?

1. Switch out the HAF 922 to the HAF 912 and switch the MSI Twin Frozr II GTX 560 ti to the reference Evga GTX 560 ti.

2. Switch out the HAF 922 to the HAF 912 and switch the 750w psu to this 650w one, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371044

3. Reference GTX 560ti, and the psu from choice 2(would still be a little over $1,000 but I don't mind that much.

I personally would really like to keep the twin frozr II above all, but I'm not sure if it's worth it.
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Do option 1, 912 is better then 922. And I 560 is a 560.
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Picking up an open box 560 ti for ~187 will help, also yes I would take the antec over the thermal take anyway. Then the 912 vs 922 is just your preference.
     
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Picking up an open box 560 ti for ~187 will help, also yes I would take the antec over the thermal take anyway. Then the 912 vs 922 is just your preference.
I see, well i was just concerned that my gpu might not fit in the haf 912, and I like the fact that the 922 has all the fans pre installed, but i guess I could always add them to the 912 later if I need to.
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the CM 690 ii is also same price as HAF 922. And why not gskill or mushkin ram? similar prices. I feel like it could be cheaper.

My build was just under 1000, INCLUDING SSD
http://www.overclock.net/intel-gener...000-build.html

I also swapped out graphics card for XFX 6870. Try more combos. If you have microcenter near you i5 2500k is 30 bucks cheaper
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