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If your not in a real big rush, just keep watching newegg for a couple weeks-there sales go on and off daily. been oredering through them for years. Subscribe to there news letter and you get additional codes for saveings also. I just built my sig rig-all from new egg about 3 months ago, ordered parts over a 3 week period. Whole system cost was just under 1200. Only thing i bought else ware was the sound card, got that straight from there site for 99. And my antec h2o 620 from antec-but all still was just under 1200.
Edited by fishhawk - 4/5/11 at 6:41am
    
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Just threw some random stuff in here, don't believe I'm missing much, if anything:

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 ($158.99)
Mobo: ASUS M4A89GTD ($149.99)
GPU: Sapphire HD 6870 ($209.99)
RAM: G.Skill 2x4GB DDR3 1333 ($84.99)
HDD: WD Caviar Black 1TB 7200RPM SATA II ($87.99)
Optical Drive: ASUS Black CD/DVD Burner ($19.99)
Case: Antec Three Hundred ($59.95)
PSU: Corsair AX750 750W ($169.99)

Monitor: ASUS 23" Full HD HDMI LED Monitor ($189.99)
Keyboard: Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 ($18.99)
Mouse: Microsoft Wheel Mouse Optical - Black ($14.99)

OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - OEM ($99.99)

Total: $1265.84

Feel free to change, this was thrown together in about 10-15 minutes.
Def not a bad start, Id try get a 1090T, and then maybe downgrade the GPU to say a 6850 or 6790 (not to sure on the price difference) as those 2 will play most games on almost full graphics. More than enough for her needs. Also, I know the AX series are awesome, but probably a TX or HX will be a better buy to stick in budget. Agreed with a SSD, even say a cheap 60Gb just for OS then a Samsung 500GB F3 spinpoint for data(they are really fast for 7200rpm dive). As for RAM, i really think 8Gb is overkill, as most systems are more than enough at 4GB so maybe take that into consideration if you are over your budget.

Then as mentioned, put you stuff into her PC, except your GPU and your HDD. You get the CPU, Mobo, RAM, PSU and SSD for a upgrade
Edited by SystemTech - 4/5/11 at 6:44am
   
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You guys are going to get him in trouble-lol But ya i would do it-she wouldnt know.
    
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I will go with SandyBridge. All other platform are dead. Only SandyBridge is alive. There is no real world advantage for triple channel. SandyBridge is so awesome, It outperforms a Hex core 970 >insert anandtech comparison here< Even though 970 will hit 10 points easily in Cinebench and 2600K is struggling to touch 10, SandyBridge still outperforms the 970 in Cinebench even though it's points are lower.

just my 2 cents
-SB troll
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I COULDN'T HELP IT.. WENT 72 BUCKS OVER BUT YOU'LL SEE WHY.

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I COULDN'T HELP IT.. WENT 72 BUCKS OVER BUT YOU'LL SEE WHY.

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To get back under budget just go with the 2500k. for WoW you certainly wont need a 5.0ghz processor....
 
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sandybridge is the best bang for the buck right now, and also WoW plays more efficiently on an intel cpu, although that is only in the case of WoW
    
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I COULDN'T HELP IT.. WENT 72 BUCKS OVER BUT YOU'LL SEE WHY.

Ahhhhhhh mannnn, two movie tickets. SWEET. I see why ;-)


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