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New AMD Build ~$1000

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June 6, 2010 3:46:02 AM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This Month

BUDGET RANGE: ~$1000

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Games, Internet

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Will purchase OS separately. Already have keyboard+mouse+monitor.

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com

PARTS PREFERENCES: Good reliability.

OVERCLOCKING: Will purchase aftermarket cooler and compound after I make sure what I'm getting now will suffice.

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1440x900 at the moment, but will upgrade later on.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Performance > Looks. I want to make sure there are no glaring errors.

Total cost right now is $737.92. With rebates, $692.92 ($45 in rebates).




Parts:


Power Supply:
OCZ ModXStream Pro OCZ600MXSP 600W ATX12V V2.2 / EPS12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC

Motherboard:
ASUS M4A785TD-V EVO AM3 AMD 785G HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard

Case:
LIAN LI Lancool PC-K62 Black 0.8 mm SECC, Plastic + Mesh ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

CPU:
AMD Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition Callisto 3.2GHz Socket AM3 80W Dual-Core Desktop Processor - C3 Revision Model HDZ555WFGMBOX

Video Card:
POWERCOLOR PCS+ AX5770 1GBD5-PPG Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 CrossFireX Support Video Card

RAM:
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL

Hard Drive:
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Optical Drive:
ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM





Here's Part List Copied Directly from Newegg:

ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
Item #: N82E16827135204
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
Protect Your Investment (expand for options) -$3.00 Instant $25.99
$22.99

LIAN LI Lancool PC-K62 Black 0.8 mm SECC, Plastic + Mesh ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Item #: N82E16811112239
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$40.00 Instant $129.99
$89.99

Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #: N82E16822136533
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy $99.99

ASUS M4A785TD-V EVO AM3 AMD 785G HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard
Item #: N82E16813131398
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
Protect Your Investment (expand for options) -$10.00 Instant $99.99
$89.99

POWERCOLOR PCS+ AX5770 1GBD5-PPG Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 CrossFireX Support Video Card
Item #: N82E16814131327
Return Policy: VGA Replacement Only Return Policy
Protect Your Investment (expand for options) -$10.00 Instant
$15.00 Mail-in Rebate $169.99
$159.99

OCZ ModXStream Pro OCZ600MXSP 600W ATX12V V2.2 / EPS12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC ...
Item #: N82E16817341017
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
Protect Your Investment (expand for options) -$20.00 Instant
$20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card $99.99
$79.99

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL
Item #: N82E16820231277
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy $109.99

AMD Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition Callisto 3.2GHz Socket AM3 80W Dual-Core Desktop Processor - C3 Revision Model HDZ555WFGMBOX
Item #: N82E16819103846
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy $99.00

More about : amd build 1000

June 6, 2010 4:36:13 AM

This build will allow you to play all the games out today on high setting on a rez of 1920x1200, you could xfire the GPU down the road if you like.



Sony Optiarc 24X DVD/CD Rewritable Drive Black SATA Model AD-7240S-0B - OEM
Item #: N82E16827118030
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
Protect Your Investment (expand for options)
Service Net Replacement Extended Warranty Plan
The product will be replaced and shipped directly to you at no charge(more info)
• 1 year: $6.99
• 2 year: $11.99
$19.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SAPPHIRE 100282-3SR Radeon HD 5850 (Cypress Pro) 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video ...
Item #: N82E16814102884
Return Policy: VGA Standard Return Policy
Protect Your Investment (expand for options)
Service Net Replacement Extended Warranty Plan
The product will be replaced and shipped directly to you at no charge(more info)
• 1 year: $29.99
• 2 year: $49.99
-$20.00 Instant
$314.99
$294.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


• Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Item #: N82E16811129021
Return Policy: Limited Replacement Only Return Policy
• Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #: N82E16822148433
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
Protect Your Investment (expand for options)
Service Net Replacement Extended Warranty
The product will be replaced and shipped directly to you at no charge(more info)
o 1 year: $10.99
o 2 year: $18.99
-$40.00 Instant
-$27.00 Combo
$219.94
$152.94
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...


• CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power ...
Item #: N82E16817139006
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
• CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMX4GX3M2A1600C7
Item #: N82E16820145285
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy
-$30.00 Instant
-$30.00 Combo
$20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card
$25.00 Mail-in Rebate Card
$274.98
$214.98
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...


• GIGABYTE GA-890FXA-UD5 AM3 AMD 890FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
Item #: N82E16813128441
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
Protect Your Investment (expand for options)
Service Net Replacement Extended Warranty
The product will be replaced and shipped directly to you at no charge(more info)
o 1 year: $19.99
o 2 year: $36.99
• AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor Model HDZ955FBGMBOX
Item #: N82E16819103808
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
Protect Your Investment (expand for options)
Service Net Replacement Extended Warranty
The product will be replaced and shipped directly to you at no charge(more info)
o 1 year: $19.99
o 2 year: $36.99
-$10.00 Instant
-$25.00 Combo
$349.98
$314.98
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
Subtotal: $997.88
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June 6, 2010 5:26:18 AM

niklas build is more solid and if your budget is at a $1000 then go with his build

all the brands he has listed are better and more dependable.

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June 6, 2010 2:12:01 PM

Thanks for the suggestions.
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