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March 9, 2011 1:29:12 PM

Hello, this is a posting for computer I can get for $1000. Is this a good deal?


Here are the specs:

1 x RAIDMAX Thunder ATX-315WB Black SECC ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
1 x ASUS P8P67 LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
1 x Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
1 x XFX HD-687A-ZNFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
1 x Rosewill BRONZE Series RBR1000-M 1000W Continuous@40°C, 80Plus Bronze Certified,Modular Cable Design,Active PFC"Compatible with Core i7, i5" Power Supply
1 x Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
1 x OCZ Special Ops Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model OCZ3SOE1600LV4GK
1 x LITE-ON 24X DVD Writer Black SATA Model iHAS424-98 LightScribe Support
1 x Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

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March 9, 2011 2:36:35 PM

You could probably get that cheaper than $1000 if you assembled it. I wouldn't trust a Rosewill power supply, and you could get a better case.
March 9, 2011 11:58:54 PM

That build is so-so. The 1000W PSU is complete overkill. That HDD is not the best. And you may as well get a $180 XFX 5870 instead of a MUCH worse 6870.

You should post in the new build section and build your own if you're gonna get all the parts individually anyways. We can get you something better.

Also, are you a student or will a student be using the computer? If so, you can get Windows for $30.
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March 10, 2011 2:44:14 AM

You all have been a lot of help. I am a student and would very much like to know where to get windows for $30.
March 10, 2011 4:19:50 AM

uriah86 said:
You all have been a lot of help. I am a student and would very much like to know where to get windows for $30.


Actually it was $30 when launched but IIRC they raised the price after January -- it now shows $65 -- still a decent deal but not as good as it was before January.
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