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What about this?? TOTAL = $686.92
I will be using the Noctua NH-D14 cooler.
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Edit: Actually that is a newer model than mine may be fine. Sorry.
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It would make no sense to order the processor and motherboard off newegg. Go to microcenter, get the processor and motherboard deal. Then go online and find the other parts.

Just slipped my mind, ill stop by today. So is Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 a good board for general OCing. I have heard many members perfect AsRock with bulldozer?
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I only recommend Microcenter on CPU and/or CPU/mobo combos.Everything else you should get online or price it online and bring it to Fry's so they can match it.Fry's has a really good return policy in case your friend changes his mind on some components.15 days on CPU,memory and mobo and most everything else is 30 days and at the same time you get it all on the same day with all the savings thumb.gif
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Edit: Actually that is a newer model than mine may be fine. Sorry.

On MC website only GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 seems to work with the deal.
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Just slipped my mind, ill stop by today. So is Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 a good board for general OCing. I have heard many members perfect AsRock with bulldozer?

Yes, that board is good for general oc'ing. Wouldnt do anything real crazy on it, but for around a 4 ghz oc, i would say it would hold up nicely.
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post #26 of 55
Use slickdeals for your pricing please, it hurts to see high priced rigs xD But then again, I'm patient on waiting to bite.

PSU's you should be able to get well under $10/100w. $30-$35 for well reviewed 500w-600w occur at least every other week; AT LEAST.
Graphics cards, type in 6870 and you'll see $130 instead of close to the $200 you're paying.

etc.
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Use slickdeals for your pricing please, it hurts to see high priced rigs xD But then again, I'm patient on waiting to bite.

PSU's you should be able to get well under $10/100w. $30-$35 for well reviewed 500w-600w occur at least every other week; AT LEAST.
Graphics cards, type in 6870 and you'll see $130 instead of close to the $200 you're paying.

etc.

just make sure you get an efficient psu with good ratings and ask xd_1771, he knows his stuff
also youll probably pay 170 for a 6870
theres a powercolor for 140 after rebate.
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post #28 of 55
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just make sure you get an efficient psu with good ratings and ask xd_1771, he knows his stuff
also youll probably pay 170 for a 6870
theres a powercolor for 140 after rebate.

Yea he recommended the Rosewill Green Series RG630-S12 630W and thats what i got. I was at microcenter and they had this 6870 for $150. Never really used this brand before. It does have lifetime warranty tho.
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How is the 2500K compared to the fx8120. What if i can get the 2500k for $30 more with this board?
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