APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within the next week.
BUDGET RANGE: $650 before rebates
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Surfing internet, watching ripped HD movies, gaming, online video watching (you tube ect...)
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, mouse, OS, optical drive, monitor
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: The Cheapest!
PARTS PREFERENCES: none
OVERCLOCKING: Maybe but not likely
MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I have a large storage drive already, would like to go with a small ssd drive for the OS. I don't mind buying the video card another time and using the onboard video for a short time. As long as it has hdmi and can handle HD content.
Here's what I came up with. Any suggestions please?
Peeps buy a Black Edition chip primarily to clock it easier because the multiplier on it is unlocked. However i feel for your intended task/use you would do fine with a cooler running 95W TDP X4 925 hehe So with a nice 80+ modular PSU included a suggested config @ $642 AR: