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post #32 of 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by Omega329 View Post
Don't let him touch water... and that build is way too overkill.
Without water you could probably do that build for less than $2000. I leik water.

With a 13 year old, anything above a Dell is overkill.
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Thread Starter 
He might get an GTX 590 SLI! ZOMG
    
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post #34 of 73
Good point, let him go Alienware
   
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post #35 of 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by WALSRU View Post
Here's what I got as something really easy to work with and trying to get near that budget (though it's totally unnecessary)
Please stop getting awful monitors. For God Sakes, TN PANELS ARE TERRIBLE..

Digital Storm - $1900
Chassis Model: Special Deal Hot Seller - Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced
Exterior Finish: - Standard Factory Finish
Trim Accents: - Standard Factory Finish
Processor: Intel Core i5 2500K 3.30GHz (Unlocked CPU for Extreme Overclocking) (Quad Core)
Motherboard: ASUS P8P67 Deluxe (Intel P67 Chipset) (New & Improved B3 Revision Without SATA 3G Issue)
System Memory: 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Digital Storm Certified Performance Series (Highly Recommended) (Hand Tested)
Power Supply: 750W Corsair TX (Dual SLI Compatible)
Expansion Bay: - No Thanks
Hard Drive Set 1: Operating System: 1x (1TB Hitachi/Seagate (7200 RPM) (32MB Cache)
Set 1 Raid Options: - No Thanks
Hard Drive Set 2: Multimedia\\Data: - No Thanks
Hard Drive Set 3: Backup\\Misc.: - No Thanks
Optical Drive 1: DVD-R/RW/CD-R/RW (DVD Writer 24x / CD-Writer 48x)
Optical Drive 2: - No Thanks
Internet Access: High Speed Network Port (Supports High-Speed Cable / DSL / Network Connections)
Video Card: 2x CrossFire Dual (ATI Radeon HD 6950 2GB)
Add-on Card: - No Thanks
Sound Card: Integrated Motherboard Audio
Extreme Cooling: AIR: Stage 2: Noctua NH-D14 Extreme Performance (Does NOT fit on the regular EVGA X58 3X SLI)
H20 Tube Color:- Not Applicable, I do not have a FrostChill or Sub-Zero LCS Cooling System Selected
Chassis Airflow: Standard Factory Chassis Fans
Internal Lighting: - No Thanks
Enhancements: - No Thanks
Chassis Mods: - No Thanks
Noise Reduction: - No Thanks
Boost Processor: FREE: Overclock the processor between 3.3GHz to 3.9GHz
Boost Video Card: - No Thanks, Please do not overclock my video card(s)
Boost Memory: - No Thanks, Please do not overclock my memory
Boost OS: - No Thanks, Please do not tweak the services on the operating system
Windows OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-Bit Edition)
Recovery Tools: Windows Recovery Toolkit (Bundled with Windows 7 CD)
Virus Protection: - No Thanks
Office: - No Thanks
Benchmarking: - No Thanks
Install/Test Game: - No Thanks
Display: - No Thanks
Surge Shield: - No Thanks
Speakers: - No Thanks
Keyboard: - No Thanks
Mouse: - No Thanks
External Storage: - No Thanks
Exclusive T-Shirt: - No Thanks
Priority Build: - No Thanks, Ship Within 5-15 Business Days After Order Is Successfully Processed
Warranty: Life-time Expert Customer Care with 3 Year Limited Warranty


Origin PC - $2240
Premium Case Charge: None
Case (Chassis): Silverstone Raven 2
CaseExteriors: Case Exterior: No Paint
CaseLighting: CaseLighting: Blue
CaseWindow: Case Window
The ORIGIN Difference: Truly Custom PCs. Want a component that is not on our site? Call or email us and we will include it in your system.
Included
Case Fans: None
Included
Motherboard: ASUS P8P67 PRO B3 stepping (USB 3.0, SATA 6Gb/s,)
$41.00
Processor: Intel Core i5 2500K 3.30GHz LGA 1155 Quad-Core Processor (6MB L3 Cache)
$41.00
System Cooling: High - Performance Air Cooling Thermalright Venomous X BLACK CPU Cooler
$65.00
Bay Devices: None
Included
Media Card Reader: None
Included
Power Supply: 750 Watt Silverstone PSU
$54.00
Graphics Card: Single 4GB GDDR5 AMD Radeon HD 6990
$661.00
Memory: 4GB Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333Mhz (2x 2GB) Dual Channel Memory
$8.00
RAID Controllers: None
Included
RAID Configuration: None
Included
Hard Drive One: 1TB- SATA-II, 3Gb/s, 7,200RPM, 16MB Cache HDD
$38.00
Hard Drive Two: None
Included
Hard Drive Three: None
Included
Hard Drive Four: None
Included
Optical Drive One: 24X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW) w/double layer write capability
Included
Optical Drive Two: None
Included
Audio: 8-channel High Definition Surround Sound Support
Included
Networking: Onboard Network Port
Included
Add-on Card: None
Included
Operating System: Genuine MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit Edition
Included
ORIGIN Maximum Protection Shipping Process: ORIGIN Wooden Crate Armor
Included
Warranty: 1 Year Part Replacement and 45 Day Free Shipping Warranty with DVD image and Lifetime Support
Included


Additional Charges:

Free ORIGIN T-shirt: ORIGIN T-shirt XLarge
Cloud Power: Steam (The Ultimate online game platform)
Cloud Power: Dropbox - Online Storage

Product Subtotal: $2,248.00


use the rest of the money on a good IPS panel

http://configure.us.dell.com/dellsto...cs=19&oc=U2711

or http://configure.us.dell.com/dellsto...s=19&oc=U2211H x 3


have fun.
Edited by Spykerv - 6/8/11 at 1:30pm
     
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post #36 of 73
give the guy a break... just because he is 13 doesnt mean he is an idiot... i remember that was around when i got my own computer for myself for the first time. a little while later i was running a server, hosting a warez site serving/trading 1000's of pirated software/music off serveral clients including hotline. ahhh the headaches of 56k... i was obvioulsy young and stupid to be engaging in those activities, but at the time it seemed to be more underground and not so "mainstream" like it is now. I do not promote engaging in any illegal activities and I now always pay for software licencing. just because he doesnt "know it all" now doesnt mean he might become very engaged with his computer in the very near future... especially if he drops 3k on it.
    
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EDIT See my later post
Edited by 855211 - 6/8/11 at 2:13pm
    
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post #38 of 73
Ok, everyone who keeps saying to keep most of his money and build him a crappy system needs to get off these forums. Geez.

That's a massive budget, would he consider waiting for IVYBridge to come out?
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post #39 of 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by [\\/]Paris View Post
Ok, everyone who keeps saying to keep most of his money and build him a crappy system needs to get off these forums. Geez.

That's a massive budget, would he consider waiting for IVYBridge to come out?
Meh not even worth it. Most nf200 motherboards are out for Sandy. A good i5 can handle up to quad I'm sure. Best would be to watercool. But at that budget, get a good screen, high res, IPS panel. leave 2000 for the actual build.
     
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Lazy, spoiled kid = Alienware.
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