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I have $625 for folding gear

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Admin sent me the funds for the 2 folding rigs to be built in honor of Syrillian. Details for that in my sig.

So far, the following has been purchased:
  • i7-950
  • i7-9220
  • 2x WD Blue 320 GB
  • 6x 560ti


List of donated items
  • 2x MSI Big Bang X Power
  • 2x Corsair AX1200
  • 2x Corsair vengeance 12GB Ram Kit
  • 2x Corsair H70

These will be 2 1366 systems. We have also decided to go forward with a Sandy Bridge CPU system. I have spent the money out of my pocket and bought a 2600k to go forth with this. Right now, there is about $625 left over as of now. I have a case I can use, so only now need Motherboard, RAM, small hdd / SSD, good PSU and probably an H60.
Edited by SmasherBasher - 4/21/11 at 2:34pm
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I'll answer that question once I go get some new pants on
    
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I would recommend Core 2 quad's instead. Much better bang/buck.
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post #5 of 263
Quote:
Originally Posted by SmasherBasher View Post
Admin sent me the funds for the folding rigs to be built in honor of Syrillian. Details for that in my sig. Anyways, i didn't take into consideration the Paypal feesof over $100 when doing so, and so now I have exactly $2815 and no more. Here's what I need to get:
  • i7-960 Qty: 2
  • Graphics cards Qty: 8
  • Hard drives Qty: 2

Candidates for GPUs:
Thought about maybe some GTX 460s, 465s, or maybe some 470s even if they can be found reasonably. How are AMD cards doing these days? Did GPu3 ever come out? I want maximum numbers out of these 2 setups with minimal power use and heat output. Otherwise, money is no object, up to the $2815 that's currently sittingin my account.

Please help!
refund and have admin send as a gift since that's basically what it is..a donation.
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post #7 of 263
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Originally Posted by railfan844 View Post
I would recommend Core 2 quad's instead. Much better bang/buck.
Must be the i7, Boards are already picked and sent and they are 1366.

Will post some suggestions once I think of them!
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*whistle* thats quite the "budget"

I wish i could help more but im a folding nub
Its somthing thats been tickling the back of my brain ever since i found out what it was, but i doubt i would be able to make a dedicated system for it (not a good one anyways)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by railfan844 View Post
I would recommend Core 2 quad's instead. Much better bang/buck.
He already has socket 1366 mobos if I'm not mistaken. I'd go with 465s and unlock them to 470s, but that's just me.
    
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Originally Posted by railfan844 View Post
I would recommend Core 2 quad's instead. Much better bang/buck.
Probably not.
DDR2 market is demanding higher rates now, DDR3 is much cheaper, like my Kingston HyperX 8GB for 100. Try to get 4GB for 50, DDR2.
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