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Asrock USED to be bottom barrel, true. But their p67 line is cream of the crop. There is a reason why you will find so many people on here that own them, and even more that will recommend them. They are very highly rated. I own a Gigabyte and would recommend that, but I think you'd be better of with the Asrock. Evga is a video card company, Asrock makes mobos, AND their parent company is Asus, so they know how to make a board.

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Full Build

Optical
LG $19
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827136238
You can get away without one it you really want to. I personally stopped including them in builds.

HD
Spinpoint F3R 1tb $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152238

128GB really isn't enough, so you should get a storage drive

SSD
Crucial M4 128GB $215
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148448

The Corsair force's are sold out ATM. Also, for gaming usage the random read/write of these drives really are nice.

GPU
2x Sapphire 6950 2gb Dirt 3 Edition $265 each w/ $20 MIR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102945

Pretty much the best bang for buck out there right now due to insane overclockability and high unlock rate on these.

PSU
Seasonic x750 $125 w/ promo code EMCJKHC29
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151087
top notch PSU for an insane price

RAM
G Skill Sniper 8gb $47 DDR3 1600 9-9-9-24
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231416

Sandy Bridge doesn't care about timings or speed or RAM, so doesn't really matter. Just get a low cost dependable kit.

HSF
Hyper 212 Plus $26
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103065

Probably the best bang for buck HSF. Perfectly capable of taking your 2500k to ~4.5ghz

Mobo/CPU
Asus P8P67 Evo and i5-2500k $380
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.738299

Case
HAF 932 advanced $160
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119160

Monitor
Asus 1920x1080 23.6" $160 w/ promo code EMCJKHC44
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236052

OS
Win 7 home 64bit $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16832116986

Total including shipping: $1875. After Rebates $1785

You have some money to play around with stuff as well. For example you can upgrade to an IPS or 120hz monitor.

GPU choice is based on best value for the money right now, but if you want Nvidia, nothing wrong with grabbing 2 570's instead, though it's ~$100 more for about the same performance as those 6950's.
Edited by banthracis - 10/28/11 at 8:44am
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post #23 of 84

With a 2k budget you can easily fit 2 580 3Gb in there. Get them from

they are cheaper. Here is a build I made for someone about a week ago.


EDIT:
Sorry, I didnot include OS, CD, HSF, etc... this is not really a build for you, it is just to show you that it is possible, I actually would not recommend 2x GTX 580 3GB for you. One is plenty
Edited by Ironman517 - 10/28/11 at 8:24am
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post #24 of 84
I just noticed there's no SSD.

Check these out:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.759551
Get another 2 slot 570, maybe a better PSU and you'll still be in budget.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.757854
Good base. One of the best PSU's out there in this thing.
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edit: updating revisions
Edited by stephenk - 10/28/11 at 8:45am
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Looks like some of your links are broken? And that build looks almost the same? Curious why you want a $300 mobo when a 160-200$ one will do the same?

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Originally Posted by stephenk View Post
My only concern is asrock as a company.. ive heard terrible things about product support and when i look at EVGA and a few others actually replying when and where they can to customer complaints I immediately start to lean their way. Is Asrock worth it to negate bad support? If you still suggest it then I'll make the switch and save considerably more
Ive heard ASRock is actually Asus, so it is still high quality. I could be wrong though.
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Looks like some of your links are broken? And that build looks almost the same? Curious why you want a $300 mobo when a 160-200$ one will do the same?

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I copy pasted the wrong thing, ha. its updated with asrock already.
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Asus is high quality hardware. Anything that is apart of Asus I would trust 100%. Asus fan
    
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Optical Drive: $19.99
ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

Hard Drive: $59.99
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500413AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
You picked a bad ime to need a hard drive. Supply has been shot due to natural disasters. I suggest you get a smaller one for now and upgrade later.

Monitor: $199.99
Asus VE248H Black 24" Full HD HDMI LED Backlight LCD Monitor w/Speakers
If you're gonna be staring at the monitor for long periods of time, do yourself a favour and get an LED monitor.

Sound Card (Optional): $79.99 ($59.99 after MIR)
ASUS Xonar DX 7.1 Channels PCI Express x1 Interface Sound Card

OS: $99.99
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM
If you're a student, please please please go here

CPU Heatsink: $42.99 ($27.99 after MIR)
CORSAIR CAFA70 120mm Dual-Fan CPU Cooler

Solid State Drive: $109.99
Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 2.5" 64GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
With the Z68 chipset motherboard below, you can use this as a cache and run frequently used programs/files (like your OS) at lightning speeds

ok now, combo time.

Power Supply + Case: $314.98 ($304.98 after MIR)
CORSAIR Professional Series Gold AX850 (CMPSU-850AX) 850W ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
- & -
Corsair Graphite Series 600T CC600TM Mid-Tower Gaming Case


CPU + Video Card: $687.98 ($668.98 after MIR)
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor
- & -
EVGA 015-P3-1580-AR GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) 1536MB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card


RAM + Motherbaord: $264.98 ($244.98 after MIR)
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-17000CL9D-8GBXM
- & -
GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD4 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard


Total: $1909.88
Total after MIR: $1824.99
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