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Originally Posted by rocstar96 View Post

HAF X too mainstream. Get this.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119252&Tpk=cosmos%20ii

lol this came out like today? or 2 days ago? its the biggest case ever!! it ways like 50 lbs lol i probably wouldnt reccomend this for a HTPC tongue.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwC8yW1U-Q8&feature=relmfu
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post #12 of 18
Case
Motherboard
PSU
CPU
CPU Cooler
Memory*
Video Card**
SSD
HDD

Total Cost: $1822.92

*I chose the Mushkins since you implied that you liked them. I would have gone with Corsair Dominators or Vengeance or G.Skill Ripjaws

** Video card came to the MSI 580 Lightning since the 7970's were all out of stock. The 580 Lightning will prove powerful as well though.

If I could get the same hardware at the same price... Oh boy oh boy thumb.gif

Good luck mate

EDIT:
I forgot to add an OS, but that will fill out the last couple of hundred $$'s
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post #13 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Agoriaz View Post

Case
Motherboard
PSU
CPU
CPU Cooler
Memory*
Video Card**
SSD
HDD
Total Cost: $1822.92
*I chose the Mushkins since you implied that you liked them. I would have gone with Corsair Dominators or Vengeance or G.Skill Ripjaws
** Video card came to the MSI 580 Lightning since the 7970's were all out of stock. The 580 Lightning will prove powerful as well though.
If I could get the same hardware at the same price... Oh boy oh boy thumb.gif
Good luck mate
EDIT:
I forgot to add an OS, but that will fill out the last couple of hundred $$'s

Thank you for taking the time to do this. Do not worry about an OS I already have a copy of Windows 7 that I will install onto it.
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for the PSU if you are going to go all out I would get a Seasonic x750
   
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post #15 of 18
No need for a 2600k or 16 Gb of ram get 8 and a 2500k(:
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post #16 of 18
With a $2000 budget I would be looking at Silverstone FT02 case if you wanted to go the air cooling route.
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post #17 of 18
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Originally Posted by Archngamin View Post

With a $2000 budget I would be looking at Silverstone FT02 case if you wanted to go the air cooling route.

That is a pretty good case indeed, thank you for posting.

To everyone that says "get a 2500k and only 8GB of RAM", I am doing this because I can, not because I have to. I understand that a 2500k and 8GB is more than enough, but this is it for the next four years, minimum. So I want to max it out so that I am as much future proofed as possible within the monetary constraint.

Honestly though, with the upcoming release of Ivy Bridge and the 600 series I may just wait until April so that I can have the new hotness just once. And that is a weak maybe.
post #18 of 18
That's why we are saying go for 2500k and 8gb. For better upgrade. We are trying to help.
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