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Last response: in Systems
February 3, 2010 2:15:26 AM
February 3, 2010 3:35:01 PM

The RAM link is to the same GPU...

Besides buying a crappy GPU and a small expensive case? It's alright.

Spend the extra $10 (regular GTX 285) and get the vastly superior HD 5870. There's a reason they put a pic of Batman on the nVidia card. It's the only game it's good at running...

If it's for gaming, the i5-750 is a better choice. You'd save around $300 on the CPU/mobo/RAM, which would be enough to get the best GPU ever made: HD 5970.

As for the case, you should really get the HAF 922. It's a lot bigger, which is good for cooling and for a massive GPU.

So to sum it all up, here's my changes:

CPU: i5-750 $200 (saves $90)
Mobo: Asus P7P55D-E Pro $190 (Yes, I know about the bad sound in the reviews, and yes, I still recommend it) (saves $95)
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws 2x2 GB 1600 mhz CAS Latency 7 $115 (saves ~$70)
GPU: HD 5970 $650 (costs $260)
Case: HAF 922 $110 (costs $20)

Total change in price: $25 more. And a much better gaming machine.