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Oh, and I prefer AMD because I want to run eyefinity on 3 monitors at one point or another. I don't play competitively either, so no 120Hz Monitors plz.

I;'m confused; you list an Intel CPU, but then you say you prefer AMD? Why did you post this in the Intel forum then?
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Samsung 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 1... Samsung 830 128GB SSD Western Digital 250GB LG 
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Gunmetal
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 1... Samsung 830 128GB SSD Western Digital 250GB LG 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Cooler Master Hyper 212+ EVO Windows 7 Enterprise Asus VS238H-P 23" Microsoft Sidewinder X4 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair TX650 V2 NZXT Phantom 410 (Gunmetal) Corsair M60 SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mouse Pad 
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post #12 of 67
Thread Starter 
AMD GRAPHICS CARD, which is why I mentioned EYEFINITY.
post #13 of 67
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the help everyone! I have decided on the RAM to be the Mushkin and the case to be the Corsair 500R.
post #14 of 67
I suggest you take off the thermal paste off the list to save a couple of $$. The thermal paste on the D-14 is pretty good by itself.
post #15 of 67
Thread Starter 
Okay. smile.gif
post #16 of 67
You could go with a GTX 680 for 40 bucks more, it performes really well, better then the HD7970. Just my 2cents.gif
post #17 of 67
Thread Starter 
If NVIDIA Surround is as good as AMD Eyefinity, I might. Is it? I would like proof too if possible. Thanks. smile.gif
post #18 of 67
after having a look at thisi would say both are the same can you tell the difference thinking.gif
and have a look at this article tooo HERE
and in a $1650 budget u can fit a 25ook with GTX680 Sli biggrin.gif
post #19 of 67
Thread Starter 
Can you provide me of a sample build that fits two in then? tongue.gif
post #20 of 67
sure y not BUT you got to change you r priorities buddy here i have tried to keep it under 1800 but yet

and i told you that as i guess you have MC near by your location so the offer goes like this 180$ for the 25ook and 50% off on the motherboard which you select i guess you know that rolleyes.gif here is my try

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CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Microcenter)

Motherboard: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($129.86 @ Newegg)

Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg)

Hard Drive: Crucial M4 64GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($84.95 @ Adorama)

Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.99 @ NCIX US)

Case: Zalman Z9 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ NCIX US)

Power Supply: NZXT 850W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($117.99 @ Newegg)

Monitor: Asus ML228H 21.5" Monitor ($148.99 @ SuperBiiz)

Total: $821.75 and 50% off on the Motherboard with bring the total to 760.75 buck and a 1ooo$ for GTX 680 (5oo$ each biggrin.gif)
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