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Thread Starter 
I need to build a tower for a friend with a $1000 budget. It will be used for some medium end gaming. I need everything that goes in a tower including Win7 oem is ok. Any help would be great! Thanks!
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2x250GB Asus DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Asus 25.5" HD 
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Corsair 650TX CM HAF 912 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x250GB Asus DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Asus 25.5" HD 
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post #2 of 23
Does he want AMD or Intel?
post #3 of 23
Thread Starter 
Intel and he said he could buy Win 7 after the build so that doesn't have to be included now.
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Phenom II x4 810 Biostar TA880GB+ EVGA GTX 460 1GB SC 2x2GB G.Skill 1600 CL7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x250GB Asus DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Asus 25.5" HD 
PowerCase
Corsair 650TX CM HAF 912 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 810 Biostar TA880GB+ EVGA GTX 460 1GB SC 2x2GB G.Skill 1600 CL7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x250GB Asus DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Asus 25.5" HD 
PowerCase
Corsair 650TX CM HAF 912 
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post #4 of 23
Im doing a new build myself and im starting with case mo board psu as first decision
post #5 of 23
do you want 1366 socket?
post #6 of 23
Thread Starter 
yes 1366 is fine
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 810 Biostar TA880GB+ EVGA GTX 460 1GB SC 2x2GB G.Skill 1600 CL7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x250GB Asus DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Asus 25.5" HD 
PowerCase
Corsair 650TX CM HAF 912 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 810 Biostar TA880GB+ EVGA GTX 460 1GB SC 2x2GB G.Skill 1600 CL7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x250GB Asus DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Asus 25.5" HD 
PowerCase
Corsair 650TX CM HAF 912 
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post #7 of 23
MSI X58M X58 mATX LGA1366 DDR3 2PCI-E16 1PCI-E1 1PCI-E4 CrossFire SLI SATA2 GBLAN Motherboard now on sale $149.99 after mail in rebate

Socket 1366
CPU (Max Support) i7
AM3 CPU Ready N/A
FSB / Hyper Transport Bus 6.4GT/s
Chipset Intel® X58+ICH10/ICH10R
DDR2 Memory N/A
DDR3 Memory DDR3 800/1066/1333* (OC)
Memory Channel Triple
DIMM Slots 6
Max Memory (GB) 24
PCI-Ex16 2
PCI-E Gen 2.0 Gen2 (2x16)
PCI-Ex1 N/A
PCI 1
IDE 1
SATA 7
RAID 0/1/5/10 (Optional)
LAN 10/100/1000*1
TPM 1 (Optional)
USB ports (Rear) 6
Audio ports (Rear) 6
Serial ports (Rear) N/A
Parallel ports (Rear) N/A
1394 ports (Rear) 1 (Optional)
eSATA 1
VGA N/A
DVI N/A
HDMI N/A
Display Port N/A
DirectX N/A
VGA Share Memory (MB) N/A
Form Factor M-ATX
DrMOS N/A
APS Y
Sideport Memory N/A
SLI N/A
3-way SLI N/A
Hybrid SLI N/A
CrossFire Y
Hybrid CrossFire N/A
D-LED2 N/A
Green Power Genie N/A
post #8 of 23
Intel Core i7 930 Quad Core Processor LGA1366 2.8GHZ 8MB L3 Cache 130W 45NM Retail Box @ $331.00 was cheapest i7 on ncix i just looked
post #9 of 23
Thread Starter 
I was looking at the i7 870, sorry i said 1366 but was thinking 1156.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 810 Biostar TA880GB+ EVGA GTX 460 1GB SC 2x2GB G.Skill 1600 CL7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x250GB Asus DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Asus 25.5" HD 
PowerCase
Corsair 650TX CM HAF 912 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 810 Biostar TA880GB+ EVGA GTX 460 1GB SC 2x2GB G.Skill 1600 CL7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x250GB Asus DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Asus 25.5" HD 
PowerCase
Corsair 650TX CM HAF 912 
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post #10 of 23
okay ithink that board no good for 1156 i look again i got ncix in other window
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