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For the same price as the 300, you can get a 690 II Basic or a Shinobi
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post #12 of 17
I would swap a couple things around:

RAM:

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB 1600 CL8 much better RAM - $60 after code



HDD:

Samsung F3 1TB Very good HDD - $60


PSU:

If your NOT going to be running SLI in future then you can get away with either one of these:

CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 $40 after MIR

XFX Core Edition PRO550W $50 after MIR


If you plan on going SLI then either one of these would do:

CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 $100 after MIR

XFX Core Edition PRO750W $85 after MIR

XFX PRO750W XXX Edition Semi Modular - $110 after MIR




That should be bring the price down a little.
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If he's not overclocking what is the point of getting the K version?
i5-2500 + quiet cpu cooler > i5-2500k + stock cooler if your never going to overclock.
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post #14 of 17
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If he's not overclocking what is the point of getting the K version?
i5-2500 + quiet cpu cooler > i5-2500k + stock cooler if your never going to overclock.
K version are easy to overclock, he could learn, might be the best platform right now to do so and for $10 more why not?!!
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thanks munaim1! i just did some changes. also added the 212+
    
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hows that
perfect =))

Im not sure which 300 u picked , but they also sell one that come pre-loaded with 4 fans and cost only 10$ more !
Edited by DarkBlade6 - 8/1/11 at 4:27am
post #17 of 17
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For the same price as the 300, you can get a 690 II Basic or a Shinobi
Yes, I can't believe no one has tried to talk you out of that case yet.

I own one, and it took alot of elbow grease and cutouts to make it decent.

At that price point these are much better cases, heck even the Antec 100 is better.

NZXT M59 $50 (Currently sold out but will be back, can look elsewhere for this nice case too)

$36

Rosewill Challenger $50

COOLER MASTER HAF 912 $55 $45 w/ rebate.
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