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i5 2400 or 2500 office build

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as title says. 2400 or 2500. Computer will be used for word/excel. and MAS90/200 programs
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post #2 of 8
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nvm just going with the 2500 for 20 dollars more. Another question though. How's this build look for the usage stated above ^
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post #3 of 8
You get the H67. If you don't plan to buy a separated GPU, you don't need a 650tx. Maybe just get a $20 430cx as of now and use money toward something else.
Edited by linskingdom - 3/10/11 at 5:33am
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i've worked with corsair brand psu's and I know they are great quality. I've had a lot of power supplies go really soon. So I wanted something that would last.

Could your recommend a cheaper alternative that would last? Really appreciate the help
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post #5 of 8
Nothing wrong to have the tx650, I just think it is kind of waste to have a 650w unit on office machine if you only use the integrated GPU. If you don't like the Corsair 430cx, then take a look at the Anetc Eco 400. Egg has it at $30 every few weeks.
Edited by linskingdom - 3/10/11 at 6:14am
post #6 of 8
If its an office PC running the programs you are looking at:

i3 540
H57 chipset mobo
CX430
2xF3 1Tb raid

Would be more than enough for you!

I think maybe a SSD and SB is money wasted for this application
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i5 3570K 4.7Ghz @ 1.312V Asus P8Z77-V Pro Palit 4Gb GTX680 JetStream 16Gb 1866Mhz G.Skills RipjawsZ 
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256Gb Samsung 840Pro LG DVD-Bluray RW Custom WC - EK SupremeHF, EK-FC680 GTX+, XSPC 2... Win 7 Home Premium 64 
MonitorPowerCase
Samsung P2450H 24" 1920x1080 XFX Black 850W Antec 300 modded to take 2xRads 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Phenom II X6 1090T Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z EVGA GTX980Ti Hybrid 1Gb Zotac GTX 650 TI 
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8Gb DDR3 1600Mhz  Crucial M4 Linux Ubuntu 15.10 19" - 1440x900 
Power
Corsiar AX760i 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon II X3 460 @3510GHz ASRock N68C-GS UCC HD5450 4Gb DDR3-1600  
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
1Gb WD Black drive SATA DVD - blu-ray 32" Sony Bravia 350W ANTEC Supplied 
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ANTEC minuet 350 
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Main System
(14 items)
 
Folding Rig
(14 items)
 
HTPC
(13 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570K 4.7Ghz @ 1.312V Asus P8Z77-V Pro Palit 4Gb GTX680 JetStream 16Gb 1866Mhz G.Skills RipjawsZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
256Gb Samsung 840Pro LG DVD-Bluray RW Custom WC - EK SupremeHF, EK-FC680 GTX+, XSPC 2... Win 7 Home Premium 64 
MonitorPowerCase
Samsung P2450H 24" 1920x1080 XFX Black 850W Antec 300 modded to take 2xRads 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Phenom II X6 1090T Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z EVGA GTX980Ti Hybrid 1Gb Zotac GTX 650 TI 
RAMHard DriveOSMonitor
8Gb DDR3 1600Mhz  Crucial M4 Linux Ubuntu 15.10 19" - 1440x900 
Power
Corsiar AX760i 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon II X3 460 @3510GHz ASRock N68C-GS UCC HD5450 4Gb DDR3-1600  
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
1Gb WD Black drive SATA DVD - blu-ray 32" Sony Bravia 350W ANTEC Supplied 
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ANTEC minuet 350 
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post #7 of 8
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I understand that this is a bit overkill. I'm also looking for something that will last down the road. maybe 5+ years
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Samsung F3 Spinpoint Windows 7 64bit LG Flatron W2361V Logitech G11 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Thermaltake 850W Antec 300 MX510 Func1030 
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My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 @ 3.8Ghz 1.200Volts Asus P6x58d-E MSI GTX260 g.skill trident 3x2GB @ 1448Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Samsung F3 Spinpoint Windows 7 64bit LG Flatron W2361V Logitech G11 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Thermaltake 850W Antec 300 MX510 Func1030 
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post #8 of 8
oh well if you have the money!

Still raid HDD over SSD will save you money!
Main System
(14 items)
 
Folding Rig
(14 items)
 
HTPC
(13 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570K 4.7Ghz @ 1.312V Asus P8Z77-V Pro Palit 4Gb GTX680 JetStream 16Gb 1866Mhz G.Skills RipjawsZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
256Gb Samsung 840Pro LG DVD-Bluray RW Custom WC - EK SupremeHF, EK-FC680 GTX+, XSPC 2... Win 7 Home Premium 64 
MonitorPowerCase
Samsung P2450H 24" 1920x1080 XFX Black 850W Antec 300 modded to take 2xRads 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Phenom II X6 1090T Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z EVGA GTX980Ti Hybrid 1Gb Zotac GTX 650 TI 
RAMHard DriveOSMonitor
8Gb DDR3 1600Mhz  Crucial M4 Linux Ubuntu 15.10 19" - 1440x900 
Power
Corsiar AX760i 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon II X3 460 @3510GHz ASRock N68C-GS UCC HD5450 4Gb DDR3-1600  
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
1Gb WD Black drive SATA DVD - blu-ray 32" Sony Bravia 350W ANTEC Supplied 
Case
ANTEC minuet 350 
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Main System
(14 items)
 
Folding Rig
(14 items)
 
HTPC
(13 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570K 4.7Ghz @ 1.312V Asus P8Z77-V Pro Palit 4Gb GTX680 JetStream 16Gb 1866Mhz G.Skills RipjawsZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
256Gb Samsung 840Pro LG DVD-Bluray RW Custom WC - EK SupremeHF, EK-FC680 GTX+, XSPC 2... Win 7 Home Premium 64 
MonitorPowerCase
Samsung P2450H 24" 1920x1080 XFX Black 850W Antec 300 modded to take 2xRads 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Phenom II X6 1090T Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z EVGA GTX980Ti Hybrid 1Gb Zotac GTX 650 TI 
RAMHard DriveOSMonitor
8Gb DDR3 1600Mhz  Crucial M4 Linux Ubuntu 15.10 19" - 1440x900 
Power
Corsiar AX760i 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon II X3 460 @3510GHz ASRock N68C-GS UCC HD5450 4Gb DDR3-1600  
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
1Gb WD Black drive SATA DVD - blu-ray 32" Sony Bravia 350W ANTEC Supplied 
Case
ANTEC minuet 350 
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