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Last December i purchased my first gaming pc, consisting of an fx6300 8gb ddr3 ram, sapphire hd 7870 Thermaltake TR2 600w PSU and a gigabyte mobo for $1200. I stumbled across this build on ibuypower.com that comes with an i5 and a 7990 for $1200, http://www.ibuypower.com/Site/November-Sale My friend is willing to buy my current build for $800 should i get this new pc?
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Last December i purchased my first gaming pc, consisting of an fx6300 8gb ddr3 ram, sapphire hd 7870 Thermaltake TR2 600w PSU and a gigabyte mobo for $1200. I stumbled across this build on ibuypower.com that comes with an i5 and a 7990 for $1200, http://www.ibuypower.com/Site/November-Sale My friend is willing to buy my current build for $800 should i get this new pc?

really if you need a gaming pc it wouldnt make a difference if you have yours or your friends

$800 is a pretty good deal still

Btw the PSU you have in your system is utter garbage unless its the TR2 RX model

how do i know its garbage... i sadly own one for my HTPC
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I think you misunderstood wink.gif i own the pc with the TR2 PSU and can sell it to my friend for $800, I paid $1200 originally, anyway if i sold it to him i would buy the ibuypower one for $1200.
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I think you misunderstood wink.gif i own the pc with the TR2 PSU and can sell it to my friend for $800, I paid $1200 originally, anyway if i sold it to him i would buy the ibuypower one for $1200.

tbh i dont trust pre built pc's

i am pretty sure if you sell your pc and wait till black friday or christmas deals you can p
robably make an pretty OP pc for about $900

but i am just assuming you live in US
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Canada lol, the only real reason is that i find myself bottlenecking sometimes with the fx6300 and was planning on upgrading my mobo and cpu this christmas. However, the 7990 in there really caught my eye, that cards usually like $1000 right?
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Canada lol, the only real reason is that i find myself bottlenecking sometimes with the fx6300 and was planning on upgrading my mobo and cpu this christmas. However, the 7990 in there really caught my eye, that cards usually like $1000 right?

i would still make my own pc for $1200

the mobo they are offering is crap

not for overclocking at all

but otherwise the 7990 deal cant be missed it is a great value for money


btw how much is a 7990 if you buy it locally or something?
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they are about $1050 on newegg
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they are about $1050 on newegg

damn i thought australia was expensive


7990 is like $700 AUD

anyways you might as well grab the prebuilt pc and just buy an SSD to make your boot times quicker thats about it
try to upgrade that mobo though
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