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Dude, I really appreciate that, that looks good, an extra 200 is a lot better than an extra 500.

I'm gonna save that for future reference based on what people say here and my original list to mix and match. But that looks pretty point on, but how's ASRock's motherboard quality? (I know its from Asus, but might wanna know for future)
ASRock motherboards are absolute quality. They are a relatively new contender in the MOBO market. They had some issues with their BIOS when they first launched their line. It has since matured drastically. If you research ASRock MOBOs on this website you will see that everyone is extremely happy with them.

Don't forget that the build I have in that picture has $40 in rebates as well. So "technically" it is only a $160 difference.
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ASRock motherboards are absolute quality. They are a relatively new contender in the MOBO market. They had some issues with their BIOS when they first launched their line. It has since matured drastically. If you research ASRock MOBOs on this website you will see that everyone is extremely happy with them.

Don't forget that the build I have in that picture has $40 in rebates as well. So "technically" it is only a $160 difference.
I would still have him stick with that Lian li case of his and downgrade the PSU he does not need that 850W dont you think?
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I would still have him stick with that Lian li case of his and downgrade the PSU he does not need that 850W dont you think?
Well it seems like he is quite fond of that case. That is why I left it in there. He certainly has room to save money on the case still, if he wants. For some reason I still had Crossfire stuck in my mind, which is why I put in that PSU. Although, if he plans to SLi that 580 in the future then I would stick with an 850 PSU. I know that facts on paper state it is still more then is needed. But sometimes you like just knowing it is taken care of like that.
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We should start a club!! My $1200 build cost me $1600.
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the max psu you need at the moment is a 650 for one card, everyone thinks they need more, i got a 750 and kind of regret it now XD
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Well it seems like he is quite fond of that case. That is why I left it in there. He certainly has room to save money on the case still, if he wants. For some reason I still had Crossfire stuck in my mind, which is why I put in that PSU. Although, if he plans to SLi that 580 in the future then I would stick with an 850 PSU. I know that facts on paper state it is still more then is needed. But sometimes you like just knowing it is taken care of like that.
Yeah i get that, i had a 750W in my 4 old comp and it was well more then needed, but we need to slim his price down and even if he does SLI 580's. (which honestly, a single GPU will you yout through 3-4 years easily before it even coming close to slowing down. And by that time its time to upgrade the GPU or just a full overhaul).

And i completely agree if you are fond with that case. KEEP IT! it all about the eye candy babay
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the max psu you need at the moment is a 650 for one card, everyone thinks they need more, i got a 750 and kind of regret it now XD
good call, he is running a 570, if he wants a 580 this should be fine as well

Modular active
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139012

active
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139020
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I'm a noob whats modular active vs active vs etc.
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For comparison, my sig rig was 1150 including Windows 7. Parts purchased either in Micro Center or online, and I looked for deals wherever possible.

edit: monitor wasn't included
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I'm a noob whats modular active vs active vs etc.
Modular Active - Is when you plug the components into the PSU (more expensive)




Active - When everything is plugged in and you have a bunch of cables (less expensive)

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