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i7 4710q Nvidia GT840M 8GB DDR-3 1600 Windows 8.1 
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Kingston Value 18 Gigs 1086mhz CL8 Western Digital 640GB Black LG GH24LS50 24x Windows 7 Home Premium 64 
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Kingston Value 18 Gigs 1086mhz CL8 Western Digital 640GB Black LG GH24LS50 24x Windows 7 Home Premium 64 
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post #12 of 43
Why are you going Intel for a WOW rig?

Listen, get this XFX 4850 for 84$ after the rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150337
post #13 of 43
You could save $15 by going AMD, if you want.
7750
cheap gigabyte
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AT101W Seasonic X-750 - MDPC-X Single Sleeved Lian-Li V354 Brushed Aluminum Microsoft x5 
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post #14 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by grahamcrackuh View Post
You'd be a fool not to pick this up. Equivalent performance to the 250 for a lot cheaper.

I'd also do this, very good advice for a budget performer:

Quote:
You could save $15 by going AMD, if you want.
7750
cheap gigabyte
post #15 of 43
WD Caviar Black 500GB Double the space & cache for only $7 more!
post #16 of 43
Guys if we keep suggesting upgrades for only "this much more" and what not his total price is going to keep going up and not down as he asked.
post #17 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by jouno53 View Post
Guys if we keep suggesting upgrades for only "this much more" and what not his total price is going to keep going up and not down as he asked.
Well, he could go i7 for only $500 more



Hmm, could save $3 + shipping and get dvd-rom instead of burner

edit: I notice there are a lot of things on that list without free shipping. Try to choose ones with FS, as it does add up.

4850 FS

ram FS
Corsair 400cx PSU FS

I think you should tell her to forget about a pink case.

This case is "cute", right?
Edited by MijnWraak - 6/13/09 at 3:42pm
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60GB OCZ Vertex 2 + 1TB WD Black LOL Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 23" Asus VG236H 120hz + 3D 
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post #18 of 43
Go for a Corsair PSU and you are good to go.
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post #19 of 43
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Originally Posted by sgtdisturbed47 View Post
Go for a Corsair PSU and you are good to go.
No. Go for the Rosewill 500W. They are perfectly fine performers. I am tired of everyone promoting Corsair. Their sub 750W units are not the best. They are average performers. The Rosewill costs less.
post #20 of 43
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227189
get that ram, its ocz and has heat spreaders
 
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