Final Specs $1500 Build

Well b/c of recent budget constraints i had to lower my final build total to $1500. Wanted to get thoughts on new setup.

Intel Core i7-930 Bloomfield 2.8GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Model BX80601930- $216 after tax

ASUS P6X58D-E LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard- $209.99/after rebate

NZXT Hades Crafted Series HADE-001BK Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case- $44.99/after rebate

CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power ...- $99.99/after rebate

G.SKILL PI Series 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7T-6GBPI- $189.99

XFX HD-577A-ZNFC Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card- $164.99

Logitech X-540 70 watts 5.1 Speakers- $69.99

Coolermaster Hyper 212- $44.99

SAMSUNG Black Blu-ray Combo Drive - Bulk SATA Model SH-B083L/BSBP LightScribe Support - OEM- $69.99

HP 24X Multiformat DVD Burner Black SATA Model 1270i LightScribe Support- $25.99

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive- $79.99

Microsoft A13-00002S White USB or PS/2 Ergonomic Natural Keyboard Elite - OEM- $28.99

Logitech M110 White Tilt Wheel USB Wired Mouse- $15.99

ASUS VH222H Black 21.5" 5ms HDMI Widescreen LCD Monitor- $169.99/after rebate

WIN 7 Prem students edition- $77.88


If anyone has any thoughts or knows where i might be able to get some of these parts cheaper please let me know.
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  1. To be honest that looks like a great build and is just about identical to what I would choose if I was upgrading today. Good job.

    I was just looking at GPUs for another poster eariler and found this last night. Not sure how long it will be on sale.
  2. I am not a big HIS fan based on wht my friends have told me about there exp. I feel better about going with XFX since i do not see any diff in the gpu you are talking about. Will be upgrading in the next month or so to a second 5770. Also will be adding another 1tb drive and maybe a ssd or i am thinking about one of those new seagate hybrid drives. the only thing i am worried about is my psu. Will it be enough if i upgrade to two 5770 gpu's, 2 1tb hd's, and an ssd or hybrid drive?
  3. That ASUS VH222H is a Full HD 21.5 incher and i would have hit a 23" hehe Also for the $$ you'd be better served hitting a HD 5850 for Full HD (for gaming)
  4. 2 x 5770s only need 550w. You are fine if you want 2 x 5850s with that 750TX.

    You didnt post working links so I did not bother to check that XFX card. You are right looks great.
  5. batuchka said:
    That ASUS VH222H is a Full HD 21.5 incher and i would have hit a 23" hehe Also for the $$ you'd be better served hitting a HD 5850 for Full HD (for gaming)

    Not to worried about screen size also have a 72" 1080p DLP that i will be connecting to.

    Would the single HD 5870 outperform a dual HD 5770 setup or dual HD 5830?
  6. That would depend if the game supports multi GPU and/or how well CF scales with its engine
  7. No not usually although some games do not scale well with Crossfire.
  8. Well how important is Directx 11 and eyefinity? Would i be better served to go with an HD 4890
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