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EDIT: ($3350) Forced to spend 2800 on PC!!

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Hey guys,

I had an insurance claim on a computer. To receive all of the money, I have to spend minimum 2600-2800. I know this is a lot for a pc. Much more over 1500 is overkill but It is the amount of money I have been awarded for a laptop that was stolen. If you could, please use the link below to build your proposed builds. Thanks.

http://pcpartpicker.com/

I am open to ANY suggestions concerning parts. I do have some water cooling parts on hand to. I am however happy just having a water cooling setup since I know squat about overclocking, unless there is an auto overclock I can benefit form

I have a d5 waterpump
a 240mm radiator as listed in link below and push pull fans

I also Have 2 120 SSD's

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/9431/ex-rad-162/Black_Ice_SR1_Low_Air_Flow_Optimized_-_240_Radiator_-_Black.html


I should mention I have Bose speakers and a Asus 27 monitor, keyboard, and mouse
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236302&clickid=wkUQIr2aTXLvVvaU2uxZWSssUkTTCATtw0rT2Q0&iradid=97618&ircid=2106&irpid=79301&nm_mc=AFC-IR&cm_mmc=AFC-IR-_-na-_-na-_-na

I am all down for 3 monitor setup or 1440p monitor
Edited by bwade065 - 3/28/14 at 10:31am
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2800....that must've been some godly laptop.................
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1440p ,2 rads and two gpus with waterblocks no doubt
 
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Are you against buying Intel for this build?
If you've gotta spend money on overkill, might as well go with them for this build unless you want AMD for any specific reason. I understand that AMD beats NVIDIA for GPUs in some tasks such as mining and 3d rendering due to current gen crippled NVIDIA cards but I don't believe AMD CPUs have anything to offer over Intel in high price budgets for any usage.

Whatever the case, you could easily fill in the extra value with SSDs to meet your budget. Grab a couple 1TB Drives!
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post #5 of 72
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post

2800....that must've been some godly laptop.................

It was a loaded macbook pro
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Originally Posted by Shadow11377 View Post

Are you against buying Intel for this build?
If you've gotta spend money on overkill, might as well go with them for this build unless you want AMD for any specific reason. I understand that AMD beats NVIDIA for GPUs in some tasks such as mining and 3d rendering due to current gen crippled NVIDIA cards but I don't believe AMD CPUs have anything to offer over Intel in high price budgets for any usage.

Whatever the case, you could easily fill in the extra value with SSDs to meet your budget. Grab a couple 1TB Drives!

Im not against intel or pro AMD. I just wanted more opinions on a build.
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2800....that must've been some godly laptop.................

or a $500 laptop in a mac chassis Edit: didn't see his reply earlier lol
Edited by jmcconn110 - 3/25/14 at 1:22pm
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http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3gjZo ?

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3gk28 slightly over now, but SLI 780 > single 780ti
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post #9 of 72
Quote:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3gk28 slightly over now, but SLI 780 > single 780ti

Lol! 32Gb of ram, Windows 7 Home premium tops out at 16GB, best waste of money ever!
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1600 memory = NO.
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