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$1200 i5-750/5850 gaming build

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February 28, 2010 5:19:24 PM

Purchase Date: Within the next month
Budget: $1200 before rebates
System Usage: Gaming, Folding@home
Not Required: Just need the computer itself
Preferred Website: Newegg
Country: USA
Parts Preference: Intel CPU, ATI GPU
Overclocking: Probably
Crossfire: No
Monitor Resolution: 1440x900 now, 1920x1200 later

CPU/GPU: i5-750 and HIS HD 5850 combo
PSU/HDD: Corsair 650HX and Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB combo
Motherboard: MSI P55M-GD45 Micro-ATX
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Memory: G.SKILL ECO Series 4GB
DVD: Samsung 24x SATA
Case: CM 690 original

Total shipped: $1,166.71

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February 28, 2010 5:32:06 PM

Dont like the Mobo.

a) its a micro and you dont need a micro for the CM690.
b) No USB 3 or Sata 6.
c) its a Xfire/sli board

Try this one.

Do you really need the ECO version? Try these cheaper and better ram.

Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 4GB 105 after MIR

Af far as OCing goes you will probably need a cooler try this combo. The Hyper 212 plus is one of the best bangs for the buck when it comes to cooling and its in a combo with an optical for 45 bucks.

Hyper 212 plus and Optical

Just my 2 cents
March 10, 2010 4:39:28 AM

Best answer selected by ponchato.