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post #1 of 12
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So here is this rig that im building for a friend, its not for certain yet, I just wanted to give him a basic rough estimate figure, he wants a decent gaming rig so here's what i pulled up, i want a better cooler though and a better case perhaps, but not sure what to get right now


budget roughly 700-800
whats a better mobo? don't need sli cuz friend won't be doing so
Also need a decent cooler, couldn't think of any so i just put the 212+ lol
EDIT: new version of rig

Edited by chinesethunda - 8/20/11 at 10:59am
   
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post #2 of 12
I'm expecting you'll get comments to look for faster RAM (1600) but your components are very popular on the forum overall.

Also, you could combo that burner with a Barracuda HDD and save a few bucks, though the f3's are popular. http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.696141
Edited by BillOhio - 8/20/11 at 10:42am
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post #3 of 12
I'm thinking that the P8P67 doesn't do Sli
So, I'd go for the P8P67 Pro. Which does crossfire and Sli
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post #4 of 12
Get some 1600Mhz RAM .

Better cooler? Next step up from a 212+ is probably all the way to the top, the NH-D14

I own the 600w Xigmatek like that one, I like it. Look's good, runs cool.. but Tator Tot enlightened me a bit and all in all it's not a good unit because (my memory is failing) I think it gives inadequate amps on the rails. Don't quote me on that, but ask Tator
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post #5 of 12
On that price range I'd get this PSU or this one

Also might wanna use this ram
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post #6 of 12
Thread Starter 
i know the ram could be better, i just wanted a low profile ram that was cheap lol, as for the PSU, i originally wanted seasonic 650x or 750x but it was too much, so i had to lower the price
   
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post #7 of 12
Most of the build looks good, But I'd go with a better PSU maybe the Antec High Current Gamer 620w or 750w.
post #8 of 12
wow , 240$ for a gtx 560 is overpriced.
look at this one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125383
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post #9 of 12
This Gigabyte mobo is close in price, very sharp looking and does Crossfire and SLI
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128494
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post #10 of 12
Thread Starter 
yeah but its a gtx560ti
i don't need sli cuz friend won't be doing so
   
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