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Can somebody help me make a super bang 4 my buck system. I already made one but could u make it any better? Here is what I picked out already. Also I don't want to spend much more then what I picked out (Hopefully less).
cpu - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103920 - Picked out this because of http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu_value_available.html.
Power Supply and case - http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.596048
Motherboard and RAM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.591330
HDD - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152181

This computer with be for general casual use. Any adjustments, comments and feedback is greatly appreciated. Feel free to change as little or as much as possible whether it be you say this is fine or you change every last detail or anything in between. Thank you.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-930 @3.5 EVGA E760 CLASSIFIED EVGA GTX 480 G. Skill PI Series 6GB DDR3 1600 (3 x 2GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Agility 2 60GB SSD/Samsung 1TB HDD Asus Windows 7 Asus VH242H Black 23.6 Inch 5MS 1920 x 1080 
PowerCase
Corsair HX1000 Haf X 
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i7-930 @3.5 EVGA E760 CLASSIFIED EVGA GTX 480 G. Skill PI Series 6GB DDR3 1600 (3 x 2GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Agility 2 60GB SSD/Samsung 1TB HDD Asus Windows 7 Asus VH242H Black 23.6 Inch 5MS 1920 x 1080 
PowerCase
Corsair HX1000 Haf X 
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post #2 of 6
wow, this is a very bang-for-buck build lol

Heres the F3 500GB on superbiiz if you wanna knock off a few more dollars.

http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?...6MB-Hard-Drive

Good luck!
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Intel i7-860 @ 3.52Ghz+ GIGABYTE GA-P55-UD3 v2.0 EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW GAMING 12GB Corsair XMS 3 and G.Skill Ripjaws @ 1600 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
60GB OCZ Agility 2 SSD and 1TB Samsung F3 Windows 10 ASUS MS226H 21.5" 1920x1080 Razer Black Widow Ultimate Edition 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair TX650W Cooler Master HAF922 Razer Imperator 
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Intel i7-860 @ 3.52Ghz+ GIGABYTE GA-P55-UD3 v2.0 EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW GAMING 12GB Corsair XMS 3 and G.Skill Ripjaws @ 1600 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
60GB OCZ Agility 2 SSD and 1TB Samsung F3 Windows 10 ASUS MS226H 21.5" 1920x1080 Razer Black Widow Ultimate Edition 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair TX650W Cooler Master HAF922 Razer Imperator 
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post #3 of 6
Athlon II x3 445 + Thermatake V3 + Thermaltake 430W PSU - $131
Patriot Signature 1600 CL9 - $43 shipped
Biostar TA790XGB - $70 shipped
And get the HDD on Superbiiz
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mobo 55$ AR (look in my sig , unlocks cores and overclocks NB nicely )
hdd 40$
ram 35$ AR shipped
cpu+case+psu 131$
gpu? 55$ AR (take note , onboard graphics doesnt work if you plan to unlock 4th core)
Edited by RabbitGT - 2/13/11 at 12:40pm
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Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 Samsung SH-S223B Zalman CNPS5X Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC E2243FW LED 21.5'' 5ms  Razer Arctosa Black Seasonic SS-600ET Sharkoon T9 Value Black  
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 Samsung SH-S223B Zalman CNPS5X Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC E2243FW LED 21.5'' 5ms  Razer Arctosa Black Seasonic SS-600ET Sharkoon T9 Value Black  
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Looks good but you can go cheaper with out cutting performance for what your friend is using (just regular stuff like MS Office, internet browsing I assume). Cut the 4gb of RAM down to 2gb since he won't need more than that. Cut the triple core CPU down to a dual core.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 750@ 3.8ghz 24/7 folding EVGA P55 SLI PNY GTS 250 1GB Corsair 4GB (2X2GB) DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 320GB 7200RPM, 16MB Windows 7 64bit Ultimate Dell 19" Dell 
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Corsair 400CX CM HAF 922 Dell 
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i5 750@ 3.8ghz 24/7 folding EVGA P55 SLI PNY GTS 250 1GB Corsair 4GB (2X2GB) DDR3 1600 
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WD 320GB 7200RPM, 16MB Windows 7 64bit Ultimate Dell 19" Dell 
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Corsair 400CX CM HAF 922 Dell 
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Originally Posted by ninjaburrito View Post
Looks good but you can go cheaper with out cutting performance for what your friend is using (just regular stuff like MS Office, internet browsing I assume). Cut the 4gb of RAM down to 2gb since he won't need more than that. Cut the triple core CPU down to a dual core.
2gb is too low even for casual use , and that tripple core will be unlocked to quad making it best bang for the buck by only costing 15$ more then dual core which cant be unlocked.
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Intel Core Pentium G850 GIGABYTE Z68A-D3H-B3 Sapphire HD 6770 4x2GB KVR1333D3N9/2G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 Samsung SH-S223B Zalman CNPS5X Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC E2243FW LED 21.5'' 5ms  Razer Arctosa Black Seasonic SS-600ET Sharkoon T9 Value Black  
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer DeathAdder Black Edition Roccat Sota Granular Razer Electra Essential 
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Diablo 3 24/7
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core Pentium G850 GIGABYTE Z68A-D3H-B3 Sapphire HD 6770 4x2GB KVR1333D3N9/2G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 Samsung SH-S223B Zalman CNPS5X Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC E2243FW LED 21.5'' 5ms  Razer Arctosa Black Seasonic SS-600ET Sharkoon T9 Value Black  
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer DeathAdder Black Edition Roccat Sota Granular Razer Electra Essential 
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