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post #11 of 35
Rosewill Green 530 PSU @ 50 Newegg

WD Caviar Blue 500gb HD @ 56 NCIX

Intel I5-3570K @ 200 Amazon.

ASrock Extreme4 z77 @ 135 newegg if you can stretch to 440

Biostar Tz77B @ 90 if you cant

I am just assuming you dont need a monitor or keyboard or OS. If that is the case it might be tough.
Edited by Marioshi - 10/12/12 at 7:33pm
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Originally Posted by Milestailsprowe View Post

If anything he can use his TV(I'm sure EVERYONE has a HDTV by now) as a monitor. A OS usually is never involved in the price. If anything the Win 8 preview is still free.

That is true.
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post #13 of 35
The power should cut it since people use 450 wats on 580 gtx and more in the SFF threads. Though I would personally got with 500. The fact is with what OP wants and budget is hard.

theres
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817152035

t has alot of reviews. Most of them good.
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post #14 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fr33kill View Post

Here is something with a quality PSU that can handle a 7970.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks
CPU: Intel Core i5-3330 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($99.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($55.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($48.37 @ NCIX US)
Total: $374.34
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
I need to use parts picker more.

If anything microcenter might not work because of not everyone is around one
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post #15 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Milestailsprowe View Post

The power should cut it since people use 450 wats on 580 gtx and more in the SFF threads. Though I would personally got with 500. The fact is with what OP wants and budget is hard.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817152035
t has alot of reviews. Most of them good.
The 630 watt one might cut it, but I would be wary. look at the load power consumption for a 7970 in metro 2033. That's 390 watts, thrown on your processor and your 450w is gonna be hurting.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fr33kill View Post

The 630 watt one might cut it, but I would be wary. look at the load power consumption for a 7970 in metro 2033. That's 390 watts, thrown on your processor and your 450w is gonna be hurting.

Minimum PSU for 7970 is 500w according to AMD.
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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3330 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($55.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($48.37 @ NCIX US)
Total: $409.34
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
Asrock extreme4, better motherboard if you can spend the extra cash. You could get the power supply Miles mentioned as well if you don't want to take the risk of your rebate getting denied/ignored.
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Would work, has 6pin and 6+2 pin connector.
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post #20 of 35
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fr33kill View Post

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks
CPU: Intel Core i5-3330 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($55.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($48.37 @ NCIX US)
Total: $409.34
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
Asrock extreme4, better motherboard if you can spend the extra cash. You could get the power supply Miles mentioned as well if you don't want to take the risk of your rebate getting denied/ignored.
Do rebates really get denied or ignored often?
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