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post #11 of 19
Buy used, save money. Monitors? Peripherals?


6870/470
830x4/i3
8GB DDR3 because it's 2012 and that's standard and cheap.
matx board, anykind will do. ITX has gotten relatively cheap as well.
Antec 300/NZXT something tower, idk it's 40 bucks on amazon.

500GB 32MB HD find one for 60-65 shipped, call it a day.
Just wait on a rebate deal for a corsair 430w.

All that should run you about 450-500. Tell him to spend the rest on hookers and blow.
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xx64en_client_en-us_Retail_Ultimate-_EN_DVD LED 23'' 1080P 5MS no dead pixels :D Goodwill 500w PCP+C 80+<3 
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post #12 of 19
Did this build real fast and this is what I came up with
$39.99 Source 210
$139.99 6850
$36.99 CX430
$39.99 2x4GB RAM
$137.86 Extreme3 Gen 3
$209.99 2500K (sold out for $199.99 at NCIX frown.gif)
$75.99 500GB HDD

$680.80 Shipped - $35 MIR

The prices listed are the products with shipping and promo codes. Promo codes should be found on the same page as the product.

Things not listed:

It is best to get a good CPU for MMOs, they tend to be more CPU intensive than GPU intensive. Either way a 2500K and a 6850 is a great system for $700
Edited by Ironman517 - 2/29/12 at 10:43am
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256GB Crucial M4 1.5 TB HDD XSPC Raystorm RS360 Windows 7 Professional 
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post #13 of 19
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nope.
@ rakunSA that case is actually alot nicer. Although i already got that psu biggrin.gif

haha well you can go wrong with seasonic either!
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post #14 of 19
Well that PSU is ridiculously overkill.
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post #15 of 19
go with something like
25ook 180$
480
Total 698$ before rebate wink.gif
post #16 of 19
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go with something like
25ook 180$
He is not near a microcenter. But you can get one a newegg for ~$210
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Acer 28" 4K Corsair AX750 Corsair 800D SWTOR Razer Naga 
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Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium XSPC RS120 8 x GT AP-15s White Sleeved Cables for Corsair AX750 
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Pentium G620 Foxconn H67S ITX Intel HD 2000 2 x 4GB 1333Mhz 
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i5-2500k @ 4.8GHz stable ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen 3 MSI GTX 980 Ti 32GB (4 x 8GB) 1866Mhz Ripjaws X 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
256GB Crucial M4 1.5 TB HDD XSPC Raystorm RS360 Windows 7 Professional 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
Acer 28" 4K Corsair AX750 Corsair 800D SWTOR Razer Naga 
AudioOtherOtherOther
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium XSPC RS120 8 x GT AP-15s White Sleeved Cables for Corsair AX750 
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Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 3Ghz Asus P5G41T-M LX Plus EVGA GTX 680 2x4 GB 1333Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500GB WD Black 64 GB Crucial M4 Sony CD/DVD burner H40 w/ GT AP-15s 
OSPowerCase
Windows 7 Home 64 bit Corsair CX430 APEVIA X-Plorer2 Pink 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium G620 Foxconn H67S ITX Intel HD 2000 2 x 4GB 1333Mhz 
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post #17 of 19
mild gamer
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post #18 of 19
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Originally Posted by Redwoodz View Post

mild gamer
471
the build looks in overpriced
such as
100$ for m5a88 motherboard which does not have heatsinked VRM a M5A97 for 95$ will be better with heatsinked 4+2 Phases and a 970 chipset
Case i would rather go with a NZXT Source 210 for 40$
graphic card 140$ for 6770 eek.gif you can easily get a 6850 in that
if OP has 700$ then we should suggest something which OP is get the best in it or suggest something which reduces His/her cost i feel redface.gif
post #19 of 19

You know something's wrong when you have a $600 budget and you have ONLY a Phenom II x4 with a 6770 on a non-exapndable CX 430 V2 with a mere 500GB HDD.  The balance needs to be shifted.  $600 (excluding OS) is an extremely flexible budget....

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