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post #1 of 20
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Well if someone could please look over this build I saw on cyberpower pc
I was looking for an under $2000 build and this seems to be the best considering the gtx590. I've heard that cyberpower has packing issues but the price seems really great, I plan on buy this after I get out of Navy Basic Training.
Please and Ty
Here's the Build
EDIT: idk if this is posted in the build, but I do plan on getting a 60gb SSD w/ it.
Edited by ddavis1306 - 10/12/11 at 7:49pm
post #2 of 20
Do you mind building one yourself? Its pretty easy.

Also, what is this going to be used for? gaming? then just get the i5-2500K. It will have the same performance.
Edited by Ironman517 - 10/12/11 at 7:53pm
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You should build it yourself, It is pretty easy.

You will save and it will be faster.
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just build it yourself. it will save you tons of money. since your budget is $2000, i would spend one thousand on the build and the other thousand on watercooling.

newegg and microcenter(for a cpu) are both great places to get your hardware

frozencpu is a pretty god site for watercooling.
Edited by ilikepancakez - 10/12/11 at 7:57pm
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Building it myself wont be an issue, it's just that when I was pricing the parts they would always come out to more than cyberpower, I want a pretty good pc for the future. I only plan on gaming and maybe some vid editing. So still i5? not i7?
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If you are only doing "some" video editing, then the i5 will be enough. Now if you were a graphic or video artist, and doing it daily and for a living then i would suggest otherwise. Here is a build I made up. Let me know what you think, or want to change.

2 x


Your total will be 1982.53 after shipping.

Personally I would look into a different case, I just chose the one you listed in your build. Maybe the 400R or 500R
Something with good airflow to cool those GPU's. Also, if you are OCing (you probably will be) you might want to pick up an aftermarket cooler. The 0 maintenance WC loops work pretty nice and silent.

Hope this helps!


EDIT: If you need a CD drive, add $20

If you want to save a little money, you can get away with a 750W PSU, but I like a little overkill with my PSU's.
Edited by Ironman517 - 10/12/11 at 8:21pm
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You should build it yorself. Saving TONS of money. This is probably equal to a 1500-1700 custom build
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Originally Posted by Ironman517 View Post
If you are only doing "some" video editing, then the i5 will be enough. Now if you were a graphic or video artist, and doing it daily and for a living then i would suggest otherwise. Here is a build I made up. Let me know what you think, or want to change.

2 x GTX 580 3GB

Your total will be 1982.53 after shipping.

Personally I would look into a different case, I just chose the one you listed in your build. Maybe the 400R or 500R
Something with good airflow to cool those GPU's. Also, if you are OCing (you probably will be) you might want to pick up an aftermarket cooler. The 0 maintenance WC loops work pretty nice and silent.

Hope this helps!


EDIT: If you need a CD drive, add $20

If you want to save a little money, you can get away with a 750W PSU, but I like a little overkill with my PSU's.
I cannot thank you enough for taking the time out to help me, Really.
btw is that motherboad SLI ready? w/ those two 580s stock cooling will be fine too btw?
Edited by ddavis1306 - 10/12/11 at 9:51pm
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This is a little under $2000. You can upgrade to the 580 lightnings if you want, or add in an OS and monitor.
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Originally Posted by vitality View Post
this is a little under $2000. You can upgrade to the 580 lightnings if you want, or add in an os and monitor.
Cpu- i5 2500k
mobo- asrock extreme4
ram- g. Skill ripjaw x
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