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post #1 of 12
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OK, I am fixing to place my order at Newegg for all the parts listed below in my Bio. Shipped to me is like $1240.00. I do not plan on doing SLI so I have been advised that this PS will be enough. These parts have came from you guys reccomendations and I thank you for them. Now though, I want to make sure that the below parts are what I should get for my first ever build. If I change anything, I need to stay within the price (Ihad a budget of 1100 but I am ok where I am now). Is this what you would do if this was the price range you had to stay in?

Hope I dont bother you all, but I just gotta know for sure and since I dont know, I am going with your reccomendations

Thank you!
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post #2 of 12
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No advice? Come on, I know everybody is not in the bed already?

I may swap out DVD

this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827106042

for this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827136103


the second one is $1 cheaper but same specs and reviews were ALOT better. The initial one is supposedly realy loud and alot of failures. the second one of course had a few failure reviews but a ton of 5 stars.

Any help on the rest of my system?
ASUS G73 laptop
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post #3 of 12
Thats 1300$!?
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post #4 of 12
PM me dude
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post #5 of 12
dude just wait for chozart
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post #6 of 12
Others can do the trick also

Does the budget include a monitor?


Good parts for the budget. It does include a monitor, correct? (the 20" Viewsonic). Also, for those who think it's not too good, do realize that the monitor plus the VGA card eat half the budget. Thus, for the other parts, not a whole lot is left.

Personally, I would go for 2GB quality RAM and pick an X1900PRO for the time being. Then, save up for a DX10 card when you really need it (6 months at least). Much more choice by then, and dropped prices.
    
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post #7 of 12
I believe it includes a 20" LCD (5ms). But that still seems a little high of a price for what you have listed. Maybe I'm wrong though... Do it up Chozart.
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Q6700 G0 @ 3.6GHz 24/7 1.47v ASUS P5K Deluxe BFG 8800GT OC 512MB 2x2GB G.Skill DDR2-1000 (1:1 4-4-4-12) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 150GB WD VelocoRaptor RAID 0 & 1TB Seagate Samsung SATA DVD+/-RW Windows 7 Pro. 64 bit 25.5" ASUS VW266H 
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Red Edition Saitek Eclipse Corsair TX750 CM 590 Razor Diamondback 
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14" x 18" Gaming pad X-Fi Xtreme Gamer 
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i7-2700K  ASRock P67 Extreme6 (B3) LGA 1155  Sapphire HD 6970 2GB Dual BIOS/Fan G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-16... 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 150GB WD VelocoRaptor RAID 0 & 1TB Seagate Samsung SATA DVD+/-RW Windows 7 Pro. 64 bit 25.5" ASUS VW266H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Red Edition Saitek Eclipse Corsair TX750 CM 590 Razor Diamondback 
Mouse PadAudio
14" x 18" Gaming pad X-Fi Xtreme Gamer 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-2700K  ASRock P67 Extreme6 (B3) LGA 1155  Sapphire HD 6970 2GB Dual BIOS/Fan G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-16... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2x 150GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SATA DVD+/-RW Corsair H50 Yate Loon Push-Pull Windows 7 Professional 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VW266H 25.5" LCD 2ms 1920 x 1200 Blue Edition Saitek Eclipse Corsair TX750 Antec 900 
MouseAudio
Logitech G500 X-Fi Xtreme Gamer 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7-720QM 1.6Ghz 1GB Nvidia GeForce GT 230M 4GB DDR3 320GB 7200RPM SATA 
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post #8 of 12
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I already have the 20" Viewsonic so no, it is not included in the price. Hopefully some of you are still on and can help me here. Dang, I thought we had done good by getting this list up.

I dont know which way to go now....
ASUS G73 laptop
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7 720QM(1.6GHz) ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 (1G GDDR5) 6GB DDR3 500GB 
Optical DriveOS
DVD Super Multi Windows 7 64 bit 
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ASUS G73 laptop
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7 720QM(1.6GHz) ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 (1G GDDR5) 6GB DDR3 500GB 
Optical DriveOS
DVD Super Multi Windows 7 64 bit 
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post #9 of 12
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ASUS G73 laptop
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7 720QM(1.6GHz) ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 (1G GDDR5) 6GB DDR3 500GB 
Optical DriveOS
DVD Super Multi Windows 7 64 bit 
  hide details  
Reply
ASUS G73 laptop
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7 720QM(1.6GHz) ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 (1G GDDR5) 6GB DDR3 500GB 
Optical DriveOS
DVD Super Multi Windows 7 64 bit 
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post #10 of 12
hey man, what the others say to buy a 1900Pro rather than a 8800 GTS is true. u could say alot and put more money into other areas of your build. and for me an 1900Pro will do u good.
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