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post #21 of 45
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Originally Posted by Shomiyamu! View Post
Better Ram

Use promo code EMCKFJH57
Just wait till xd gets home
Actually I discovered this deal, I was the one who posted it on online deals this morning
post #22 of 45
That full build as promised:
Phenom II x4 955 + M4A87TD EVO - $232
2x2GB Ripjaws 1600 CL7-8-7 - $50 after promo EMCKFJH57
eVGA GTX 460 768MB [recertified] - $137 shipped, $117 AR
Rosewill Green 630 - $50 after promo [see link]
NZXT M59 - $50 + shipping [TigerDirect]
Hyper 212+ cooler - $25 + shipping (NEVER buy Hyper 212+ at Newegg as it is a total ripoff)

Original cost of (equivalent) parts off Newegg (counting shipping, and not counting items I did not suggest against) - $549 shipped
Total cost of my parts - $544 + some shipping cost, $524 AR

Enjoy, better parts quality for same price; every thing else I didn't suggest (i.e. fans, controllers) is up to you
Edited by xd_1771 - 4/12/11 at 5:04pm
post #23 of 45
955BE - $139
MSI 785GTM - $69
2GB DDR3 - $22
EarthWatts 430 - $49
Antec One Hundred - $49
Asus 24x DVD - $22
SpinPoint F3 500GB - $49
5770 - $119
XigmaTeck Dark Night - $49
Logisys CF120BL - $7
CoolMax CMF 1425 - $7

If you want to go with Intel:

2500k - $229
ECS P67 - $99
2GB DDR3 - $22
EarthWatts 430 - $49
Antec One Hundred - $49
Asus 24x DVD - $22
SpinPoint F3 500GB - $49
5770 - $119
XigmaTeck Dark Night - $49
Logisys CF120BL - $7
CoolMax CMF 1425 - $7

----------- $703
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post #24 of 45
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955BE - $139
MSI 785GTM - $69
So I herd you liek seeing mobos on fire...
(yeah, low-end MSI mobo + 125W = bad idea)
post #25 of 45
Go with the 5830 over the 460.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-878-_-Product
Everything else xd suggested I agree with.
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post #26 of 45
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So I herd you liek seeing mobos on fire...
(yeah, low-end MSI mobo + 125W = bad idea)
Possibly a bad idea.... but you get what you pay for. Sometimes it works out, like my $40 open box M3A770DE that unlocked my Phenom II x3 720 to a quad and keeps it stable at 3.6ghz.
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post #27 of 45
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what about the h50?
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post #28 of 45
This is just a suggestion. If you swapped out the 5770 for a 6790: You will have more performance at $20 more without the rebate. Plus the 6790 uses less power, if that means anything.
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post #29 of 45
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what about the h50?
Budget rigs don't get H50's, they get good air coolers like the Xigmateks or 212 with an upgrade (debatable if H50 is better than 212 or Xigmatek 1284 with push pull) later down the road. Part of the fun of building your own rig is the constant stream of upgrades.

xd's build looks great as it allows you some room to fit a better HDD into the mix.
It's so little!
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i have a Hitachi 320gb 5400rpm 2.5" WD 250gb 7200rpm 3.5" and a Seagate 80gb unkown speed (7200) 3.5"
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