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post #11 of 35
If you are going for something THAT extreme, please build it yourself.

Maybe ask your wife to come over here and we can have a chat explaining to her why buying this is a bad idea?
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post #12 of 35
Like bbase says, replace that CPU with something cheaper.
EXTREME waste of money.
I think you and your wife are clueless when it comes to computers?
post #13 of 35
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Originally Posted by Hooterville View Post
Looks like the 460 it is.
Here is what she is going to order:

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I hope they put the operation system on the solid state drive.
Wow! What does she intend to do with that computer? That's going to be an expensive machine.

edit: I went to the HP site and configured what you had

Operating systemSAVE $20! Genuine Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
ProcessorIntel(R) Core(TM) i7-990X six-core Extreme Edition [3.46GHz, 1.5MB L2 + 12MB shared L3 cache]
Memory18GB DDR3-1066MHz SDRAM [6 DIMMs]
Hard drive160GB solid state drive
Secondary Hard Drive2TB 7200 rpm SATA 3Gb/s hard drive
Office softwareNo additional office software
Security softwareNorton Internet Security(TM) 2011 - 15 month
Graphics card1GB DDR5 NVIDIA GeForce 460 [2 DVI, mini-HDMI, VGA adapter]
Primary optical driveBlu-ray writer & Lightscribe SuperMulti DVD burner
Secondary optical driveBlu-ray player & Lightscribe SuperMulti DVD burner
NetworkingWireless-N LAN card
Front Productivity Port15-in-1 memory card reader, 1 USB, 1394, audio
TV & entertainment experienceNo TV Tuner
Sound CardIntegrated sound
Keyboard and MouseHP USB keyboard and optical mouse

$3109.99
Edited by TonyLee - 2/24/11 at 4:59pm
post #14 of 35
Definitly should build it yourself. You're more than burning a hole in your wallet. It's a damn inferno.
Edited by vinzor5000 - 2/24/11 at 4:56pm
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If she uses it to play Facebook games I'll...*twitches*

Cheaper CPU. Less RAM. Smaller SSD. There are countless ways you can slash the price. If she insists on getting those parts, she must have a huge e-peen...wait...
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990x, 18GB RAM and a 460? Build it yourself and replace that 460 with SLI 580. Will most likely be cheaper.
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Please, what is she intending to do with that machine?
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post #18 of 35
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Originally Posted by Hooterville View Post
Looks like the 460 it is.
Here is what she is going to order:



I hope they put the operation system on the solid state drive.
Wow, HP is the worst at building computers.

990x, extreme overkill for anything other than hardcore video editing
18GB (way too much) of sloooooooooooow ram
2 Blu ray drives? Who needs that?
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post #19 of 35
It total's up to $3,109.99...a MUCH better computer can be bought for that price.

And it's probably all being powered by HP's commonly under-powered PSU's.

460W to be exact.
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post #20 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by jellis142 View Post
It total's up to $3,109.99...a MUCH better computer can be bought for that price.

And it's probably all being powered by HP's commonly under-powered PSU's.

460W to be exact.
you actually went on the HP site to find out how much it cost??

LOOOOOOOOOSER i kid.
    
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