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post #1 of 10
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Anything i can reduce to save money on this build

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post #2 of 10
WOW, Nice! Can you tell me the Website? I am building a PC for my friend and these deals are great! Btw, I think you went lowest you could.
post #3 of 10
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Microcenter store. You have to go to the store to pick it up. Google to see if there is one near you (fry's should price match if there is one near you)

On the price i thought the same, just wanted a second opinion. thanks
Edited by soulfire12 - 5/9/12 at 2:02pm
post #4 of 10
Really nice build, I'd actually spend $12 more and get 1600mhz memory like this Samsung memory.

HCG520 only $60 at MC? nice, usually they have overpriced PSU's like crazy.
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post #5 of 10
Looks like a good budget build to me. Not sure what your budget is, but if you could afford it I would spend the extra money and get a better board. You could also buy some used RAM and spend the same price for some ddr 1600 with good timings. Good job on piecing that together tho.
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my budget is around 1000, give or take a few dollars:/ . I will look into suggestion about the ram. thanks again
post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by GMcDougal View Post

Looks like a good budget build to me. Not sure what your budget is, but if you could afford it I would spend the extra money and get a better board. You could also buy some used RAM and spend the same price for some ddr 1600 with good timings. Good job on piecing that together tho.

Why? Nothing wrong with this board. Are you basing that on price? Microcenter gives you a discount for buying Intel CPU's and qualifying motherboards. The board in question is this one: http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0387555

EDIT: Looks like the board in the OP's screenshot actually is out of stock - so it's not coming up. But add an Intel processor and a motherboard and you'll see the price drop. I added the board I linked to and an i5-3570K to the cart and it dropped the board price to $69.99.
Edited by waylonrobert - 5/9/12 at 4:49pm
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post #8 of 10
I'd be very interested to see pics of this build. Very very nice. thumb.gif
post #9 of 10
you could get a mid-tower for $30 @ the egg..and a $200 or under videocard biggrin.gif
PS..You've found some really good prices..8gb RAM for $34 eek.gif:
edit:I wouldn't skimp out on that $230 560TI ..that's a good deal :thumb.gif:
 
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post #10 of 10
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I can always get it from another microcenter.

P.S: Do you guys know where i can get a cheaper OS?
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