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May 29, 2010 10:01:27 PM

What is the most expensive computer you can build using parts from newegg?
(No Server Parts Allowed)

*REQUIRED COMPONENTS*
(Cannot be more or than suggested)

-Any ATX Desktop Case
-Any Video Card with Crossfire/SLI (x2)
-Any PSU
-Any Mouse and Keyboard
-Any 2 Harddrives (can be SSD or Normal)
-Any Processor
-Any Amount of RAM
-Any MOBO that accepts your RAM and CPU
-Any Heatsink and Fan for CPU
-Any sized Monitor (x3) for Eyefinity

Heres what I came up with:

Computer Case - $359.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Graphics Cards (5970 x2) - $1,499.98 ($749.99 each)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Power Supply - $329.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Keyboard - $176.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Mouse - $139.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM (24GBs) - $1,299.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard - $699.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Heatsink and Fan - $129.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

1TB Sold State Drive (x2) - $6,098.00 ($3,049.00 each)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

8 core Intel Xeon - $3999.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

82" LCD Monitor (x3 for Eyefinity) - $131,999.97 ($43,999.99 each)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total Cost (After Shipping & Taxes):
$147,167.65





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May 29, 2010 10:02:11 PM

I think the 8 core Xeon is a server chip. Also, none of your links are clicky
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May 29, 2010 10:29:45 PM

Who says you cant use a server chip on a desktop PC? Its been done before.
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May 29, 2010 10:56:33 PM

Oh and that CPU is not a 1366.
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a b B Homebuilt system
May 29, 2010 10:56:46 PM

The Op said 'no server parts allowed' in his post, other than that....................... :p 
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May 30, 2010 1:06:04 AM

duk3 WTF man?
Did you sell a kidney or something for those?
Man I bet you can watch 100,000 barrels explode in crysis sandbox mode at a steady 30fps.
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May 30, 2010 1:27:53 AM

ninelivesproductions said:
duk3 WTF man?
Did you sell a kidney or something for those?
Man I bet you can watch 100,000 barrels explode in crysis sandbox mode at a steady 30fps.

With Fraps on.
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May 30, 2010 1:35:35 AM

Is there even a LGA 1567 motherboard on sale?
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May 30, 2010 3:55:38 AM

$1000+ consumer videocard... Really..

I guess the guy screwing a scorpion wasnt the end.

NOW I've seen everything on the internet.
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May 30, 2010 4:15:23 AM

Userremoved said:
With Fraps on.



in windowed mode
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February 10, 2013 12:21:12 AM

i know a /REALLY EXPENSIVE keyboard... the happy hacking keyboard.. look it up
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March 4, 2013 12:25:48 PM

you can go a couple thousand higher in the video card by choosing a workstation video card
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March 4, 2013 12:45:19 PM

Motopsychojdn said:
The Op said 'no server parts allowed' in his post, other than that....................... :p 


Even funnier, the OP is the same person who then said using server parts in a PC has been done before. Forumite, contradict thyself.

My £0.02? 2-way SLI Titans and a Sandybridge-E, with a custom water loop. Job done.
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