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Pro-est budget build ever?

post #1 of 75
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So who thinks this is the pro-est budget build ever ? If not, plz make some changes

Haf 912 - 57.99
StealthXstream 600w - 70.99
Win 7 home premium 64 bit - 109.99
LITE-ON DVD writer - 20.99
F3 Sinpoint 500gb - 48.49
Asus M4A89TD PRO/USB3 - 149.99
G.Skill 2 x 2gb - 41.99
phenom II X4 965 - 149.99
Coolermaster hyper 212+ - 29.99
HIS 6850 - 158.99
Asus VH236H 23" - 179.99

Total with shipping is 1200.35 CAD

I plan on adding an SSD and a 2nd 6850 later on. Maybe more ram and a bigger case also.
post #2 of 75
Don't waste your money on an OCZ PSU, that's not exactly a budget motherboard, and the 955 can be had for $10 cheaper and overclocks to the same point.

I built my sigrig with a 6950 and a VH238H for around $950.
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post #3 of 75
ya that seems very high, especially for an amd/ati system.
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post #4 of 75
Looks good, I'm going to assume that the ram is 1333Mhz cl9? if it is for about $10 more you can get 1600Mhz cl7. Little faster than 1333Mhz cl9, just something to think about
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post #5 of 75
I wouldn't exactly call that "budget" especially since even though you're including monitor + os, the rig itself is about 900.
For that price you should be getting at least a x6. In fact for this price, I'd probably rather go with an Intel system. If you do want to get this system though, look for some combos since that will probably knock the price down quite a lot. I also agree that you can get better ram and a better psu for around the same amount
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post #6 of 75
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how would I make it less?
post #7 of 75
I'd go for a 955 to save a bit of money, or like others said, just go for an x6. The 955 overclocks really well.

I have that same motherboard, although when I got it, it was on sale. I like it.
    
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post #8 of 75
check this out
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ComboDe...t=Combo.616043

your cpu + gpu would normally cost you 310
this combo is $15 more and youre getting the exact same gpu and a *much* better processor
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post #9 of 75
So just exactly what does pro-est budget mean?
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WD Black 1TB SATA III Samsung BD Zalman 9900MAX Windows 7 64 Professional 
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AOC 22" LED Logitech Kingwin Lazer Platinum 500w Fractal Design R3 
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AMD Phenom II X6 960T Asus M4A88T-VEVO Asus Strix R7 370 SuperTalent Perfomance 
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GSkill Snipers Monster Daytona Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7,200 RPM 16Mb cache Memorex DVD/RW 
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post #10 of 75
also just noticed that the psu you chose has a $30 MIR
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