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I need something as cheap as possible that'll run an E4300 OC/X1950pro/2gb/1hd/1optical plus a little room for some upgrades. By cheap I mean like $50 and I don't need modular or sleeved cables or anything special, just one that'll work solid.
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E2180 3.21ghz 1.425v Gigabyte P35-DS3L eVGA 8600GT 635/1432/814 2GB Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 
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Seagate 7200.10 250GB Asus DVD-RW Vista Ultimate 64/Arch Linux 64 Viewsonic VA1912wb 
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Microsoft 500 Corsair VX550 CM 690 Razer Diamondback 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E2180 3.21ghz 1.425v Gigabyte P35-DS3L eVGA 8600GT 635/1432/814 2GB Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 7200.10 250GB Asus DVD-RW Vista Ultimate 64/Arch Linux 64 Viewsonic VA1912wb 
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Microsoft 500 Corsair VX550 CM 690 Razer Diamondback 
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Apparently the one in my sig can be had for $60-$70 US. Don't let the name fool you, it is the EXACT same as this http://jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=21, BFG just put their name on it. BFG charges $120 US for theirs. It is identical, including to packaging contents, down to the zip ties, velcro ties. 2 12V rails at 20a each. The review even mentions the Zumax. Plus it has a sweet "Turbo Fan" button that seems to overvolt your fans until switched off. My fans hum like mad! Maybe not the best deal out there, but thought it was pretty descent getting a $120 PSU for $60.


***in fact, my PSU is a little nicer looking, having braided cables instead of the mess of the BFG.
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Intel Q6600 G0 @ 3.6GHz (lapped) EVGA 780i SLI FTW @ 1600MHz FSB 2 x EVGA 8800GTX 768MB (SLI) @ 625/1500/2000MHz 2x2GB G.Skill PC2-8000 PQ @ 800MHz (linked to FSB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x160GB WD RAID 0, 750GB Samsung Spinpoint F1 LITE-ON 20X SATA DVD/CD RW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Viewsonic VA2702w 27" LCD 1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Value 100 (beer magnet) Corsair TX 750W Cooler Master ATCS 840 Logitech SBF-90 (cheapest one on Newegg) 
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Some kinda rubber thing (beer magnet) 
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Intel Q6600 G0 @ 3.6GHz (lapped) EVGA 780i SLI FTW @ 1600MHz FSB 2 x EVGA 8800GTX 768MB (SLI) @ 625/1500/2000MHz 2x2GB G.Skill PC2-8000 PQ @ 800MHz (linked to FSB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x160GB WD RAID 0, 750GB Samsung Spinpoint F1 LITE-ON 20X SATA DVD/CD RW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Viewsonic VA2702w 27" LCD 1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Value 100 (beer magnet) Corsair TX 750W Cooler Master ATCS 840 Logitech SBF-90 (cheapest one on Newegg) 
Mouse Pad
Some kinda rubber thing (beer magnet) 
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