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post #1 of 53
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I need opinions!

I have what's listed below available for me to buy at $546.70 or lower.
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Intel i7 2600 - 8000
ASUS P8Z68-V - 4000
Gskill Ripjaws X DDR3 2x2gb 1600 PC3-12800 CL9 -1800
MSI N560GTX-Ti - 3500
WD Green 1TB - 1500
HEC Cougar CMX 700W Modular -2800
Casing Cooler Master Black USP (Slightly modded and Complete Bezel cover) - 2800
Keyboard Logitech G110 - 1800
Monitor Samsung 23" LED S23B300 - 5000
DVD Writer - 500
120mm Blue LED fans x 5 - 750









What my problem is the processor, it's a 2600 which is not overclockable. Should i get this and sell or trade the 2600 for a 2600k or 3770k or completely pass it?

Is $546.70 overpriced, fair, average, or a steal?

If i get this, i would be upgrading the RAM for 16GB.

Oh and everything is two years old. ( approx. )

All input is welcomed, don't be afraid.
Edited by Speedster159 - 11/25/13 at 1:17am
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Sorry... Early bump.
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post #3 of 53
Dude...
all that for $550 is a huge steal, buy it!
i cant speak for the quality of the stuff in there (iu havent used them) but most seem to be from high quality brands like asus, buy it!
16GB ram might be good depending on what you do, and def. trade/sell that 2600 to get a 3770K. before you do, update the bios thumb.gif
 
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post #4 of 53
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Dude...
all that for $550 is a huge steal, buy it!
i cant speak for the quality of the stuff in there (iu havent used them) but most seem to be from high quality brands like asus, buy it!
16GB ram might be good depending on what you do, and def. trade/sell that 2600 to get a 3770K. before you do, update the bios thumb.gif
I have until Friday to decide.

More input please.
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with what seems to be a Caviar Green as the boot drive and an outdated system in general, I hope you realize that it will be very very slow

Personally, I would pass and put the money towards a proper, modern PC
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with what seems to be a Caviar Green as the boot drive and an outdated system in general, I hope you realize that it will be very very slow

Personally, I would pass and put the money towards a proper, modern PC
Oh and one more thing i failed to mention...

This would be a upgrade to my current system and/or addition, depends on your point of view. I will be transferring everything but the main components from my current to the new one. Including the hard drives. Which means my boot would be a 500GB Blue.

I'm surprised it hasn't occurred to you.
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Quote:
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with what seems to be a Caviar Green as the boot drive and an outdated system in general, I hope you realize that it will be very very slow

Personally, I would pass and put the money towards a proper, modern PC

not sure if serious.jpg....

outdated? it's a 2600 it's marginally slower than a 3770 which is marginally slower than a 4770...

throw in an ssd and good to go.

the gpu is the Achilles heel easy fix.

http://www.ocaholic.ch/modules/smartsection/item.php?page=0&itemid=1164

look at stock performance differences.
Edited by Master__Shake - 11/25/13 at 9:59am
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post #8 of 53
This seems like a good deal. Is the cpu a 2600k or just 2600? If its 2600k (overclockable) then don't think for another second, buy it right now.

Edit: NVM you clearly say it isn't a 2600k... if you don't mind selling it and upgrading to a k cpu that what I would suggest you do
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Originally Posted by Yukla View Post

with what seems to be a Caviar Green as the boot drive and an outdated system in general, I hope you realize that it will be very very slow

Personally, I would pass and put the money towards a proper, modern PC

not sure if serious.jpg....

outdated? it's a 2600 it's marginally slower than a 3770 which is marginally slower than a 4770...

throw in an ssd and good to go.

the gpu is the Achilles heel easy fix.

http://www.ocaholic.ch/modules/smartsection/item.php?page=0&itemid=1164

look at stock performance differences.
The 560 Ti would certainly be better than my 450 at any rate.
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This seems like a good deal. Is the cpu a 2600k or just 2600? If its 2600k (overclockable) then don't think for another second, buy it right now.

Edit: NVM you clearly say it isn't a 2600k... if you don't mind selling it and upgrading to a k cpu that what I would suggest you do
Unfortunately it's a non-k, however I've heard and read that you can change the multiplier on the non-K version to a certain degree.
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