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post #11 of 58
Exactly what is needed-OS,keyboard,monitor etc.If he has a monitor what is the resolution.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119235 COOLER MASTER Storm Scout w/ power supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152185 Samsung F3 1TB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121419 ATI 6850
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231427 G. Skill 4GB RAM 1600
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128476 Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD3-B3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115070 i7-2600k

Total 898.94 before shipping

EDIT
since he wants Nvidia
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125334 GTX 460 save $40.
Add $20 for http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827140041 DVD-Burner

u need keyboard mouse monitor and OS?


Total with mouse and keyboard $944.92 before shipping... no monitor or OS included
Edited by bratas - 3/13/11 at 9:53pm
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post #13 of 58
Quote:
Originally Posted by pLuhhmm View Post
After rebates its below $1k (w/ storm scout case, w/ the other two its below before rebate).

3 Free games w/ this build: Shogun 2, Just Cause 2, and Mafia 2.

TL;DR: SB i7 2500k, GTX 570, 4GB DDR3 1600Mhz 7 CAS, 650 bronze and modular PSU, 1TB 7200RPM HDD, and 3 free games.

CD/DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

ASUS ENGTX570/2DI/1280MD5 GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card w/ 2 games

XFX P1-650X-CAG9 650W ATX12V 2.2 / ESP12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power ...

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM

GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD3-B3 LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K

Case choices:

COOLER MASTER Storm Scout SGC-2000-KKN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

COOLER MASTER RC-690-KKN1-GP Black SECC/ ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
This isn't a gaming build

Replace that 570 with this 430: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121397

Replace the PSU with this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371016

Replace the i5 with the i7 (that is, if your dad really has to have an i7): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115070

Then just use the HAF 912 and that's a good build.
 
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post #15 of 58
if he isn't OC'ing a stock heatsink will be fine, otherwise yeah the 212+ would be advisable unless he is gonna do a heavy OC
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post #16 of 58
Quote:
Originally Posted by MetalBeerSolid View Post
This isn't a gaming build

Replace that 570 with this 430: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121397

Replace the PSU with this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371016

Replace the i5 with the i7 (that is, if your dad really has to have an i7): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115070

Then just use the HAF 912 and that's a good build.
I'm pretty sure it is a gaming build. I asked him if it was and no response, along with the quote "He could stand not having the best video card", which to me sounds like he wants a decent video card, just not a GTX 580.

As for the PSU being replaced, he has more than enough room in the budget to get that XFX PSU, which is more efficient and has more wattage for future upgrades.

The details on this build are very vague tho, so its hard to know what exactly is needed. My build and PowerTrip's build are very different, but are intended for two different purposes. Mine would be more for the above average gamer, while his would be for a person who plays only a game or two.
Edited by pLuhhmm - 3/13/11 at 9:56pm
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post #17 of 58
Quote:
Originally Posted by LostKauz View Post
he wants to buy new, and he just wants the i7 i even tried talking him into amd but hes set on intel for some reason, i told him it would be alot cheaper for a phenom based x4 but... hes stubborn at the moment. And this will not be used for gaming but a dedicated card is wanted.
No GTX 570 or 580 is needed.
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post #18 of 58
I call Check and Mate!

Motherboard - Gigabyte P67 ATX

CPU - i5 2500
Cooler - Xigmatech Gaia (Combo CPU)
RAM - GSkill 8GB DDR3
Case - Lian Li Full Aluminum Midtower!! (Combo RAM)
PSU - Corsair 600W
Storage HD - Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB (Combo PSU)
OS SSD - 60GB OCZ Vertex
Blu Ray Drive
GPU- EVGA 460GTX 1GB

955$ Before Tax, and Before Mail in rebates, 30$ in Mail in Rebates.
Edited by Neokolzia - 3/13/11 at 9:57pm
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post #19 of 58
Ok, Here's my stab at it.

Although, you did not mention if a monitor or Keyboard/mouse was needed.



It's slightly over, but you can get a 450/550 video card if need. And that's not including rebates.

And If you drop the monitor/keyboard/mouse, spend the other on nicer case/Bigger PSU/ newer vid card.

I picked I7 sandy bride because of the I7 requirement, and well, it's sandy bridge. I can see Socket 1156 outliving 1366.
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post #20 of 58
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shredicus View Post
Tell your father... that I'm coming for him.
lol whats this mean he is just starting to get back into learning what the latest standards are for computer hardware ( his current desktop is ANCIENT ). So he is wanting an i7 to be "cool" he thinks. idk what to really do he is stubborn and he thinks he need 16gigs of ram as well lol so ill probably just talk to him more to get him to cool his jets a bit.
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