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1K build for friend, whaddya think?

post #1 of 10
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I sent him this email:

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Asus P5K-SE - $104.95
It's a decent board so long as you don't go crazy with overclocking. Apparently the board i had in mind has been discontinued.
For $30 more, you can get a P5K original, which has 2 PCI-E slots if you want crossfire.

Core 2 Duo e8400 OEM - $219.95
3 Ghz for a little over $200, not much to say there.
Of course, you could also get:
Q6600 - $239.95
I'd recommend the e8400 unless you do tons of rendering, and like to rip music while playing games, checking your email, and downloading streaming video porn.

Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme - $69.95
Cooling is important ok? This bad boy should let you get the e8400 to 3.6+ Ghz, maybe even 4.

Crucial Ballistix 2x2 GB DDR2 800 - $104.95
Best RAM ever, hands down.

Seagate 320 GB barracuda - 89.95
Moar storage = good.

Now for the good stuff

XFX 8800 GT Zalman Alpha dog XXX edition (512 MB) - $229.95
Crazy awesome card with a name brand cooler = amazing.

OR

NVM, memory express want's way too much for their ATi cards.

Cannibalize the old drives and case from your current rig of course.

Subtotal: $904.65
All parts will be bought from here so that's why there's no P35-DS3L or Blood iron for motherboard.

Decent enough build you think? Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 10
Looks good bro
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post #3 of 10
ya seems ok.
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post #4 of 10
I think you can go for this system
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|840 Pro 256gb| |OCZ Vertex 2 120gb| |WD Red 2tb| |Windows 10 Pro x64| |27" QNIX QX2710 @ 2560x1440 120hz| |Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum RGB| 
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|840 Pro 256gb| |OCZ Vertex 2 120gb| |WD Red 2tb| |Windows 10 Pro x64| |27" QNIX QX2710 @ 2560x1440 120hz| |Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum RGB| 
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|EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 G2| |Corsair 750D| |Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum RGB|  |JBL L890 speakers| 
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post #5 of 10
i think its very decent.
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post #6 of 10
looks in good shape... but what about a power supply.lol just asking.
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post #7 of 10
All that stuff I believe is cheaper right now so you should be under budget even more.
post #8 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dagnisaun View Post
i think its very decent.

what about case, psu, cooling etc?
Cooling: TRUE
PSU: OCZ StealthXstreem 600 W
Case: his old nasty ATX
etc: cannibalized peripherals from old rig.
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by alexgheseger View Post
Cooling: TRUE
PSU: OCZ StealthXstreem 600 W
Case: his old nasty ATX
etc: cannibalized peripherals from old rig.
i didn't see that the first time and i didn't edit my post fast enough lol.
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Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Corsair H80i GT Windows 10 Pro x64 Corsair SF600 
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Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Corsair H80i GT Windows 10 Pro x64 Corsair SF600 
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post #10 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wire View Post
All that stuff I believe is cheaper right now so you should be under budget even more.
maybe for you americans, but in canadia we have to pay a little more for just about everything .
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WD Caviar Black 1 TB Windows 7 x64 build 7000 Syncmaster 226BW x 2 Corsair HX650 
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