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I7 build .$1500

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June 26, 2010 5:01:10 PM

Hi , this is my first time building a pc from scratch so im a newbie , helps are greatly appreciated. Thanks!

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: July BUDGET RANGE: ~$1500-1600

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming , Rendering , everyday use...

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Mouse , Keyboard , Speakers, Monitor
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Viet Nam

PARTS PREFERENCES: Intel CPU

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080


Here is my list so far :

Intel Core i7 930
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus
http://www.newegg.com/product/product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS P6T Deluxe V2
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

G.SKILL 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS EAH5850 DIRECTCU/2DIS/1GD5 Radeon HD 5850
http://www.newegg.com/product/product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Intel X25-V SSDSA2MP040G2R5 2.5" 40GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Antec Earth Watts EA 650w
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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June 26, 2010 5:44:25 PM

Couple of Recommendations:
MOBO: Switch to the ASUS P6X58D-E for savings and USB 3.0 / SATA 6.0Gb/s support.

HDD: Switch to the Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB - Faster & Cheaper

RAM: Go with this Corsair XMS 6GB set for better performance, at same price after rebate.
June 26, 2010 6:08:50 PM

I agree ASUS Mobo's Are better and get a better and More Powerful PSU 750 or 850
never skimp on power! Ultra X 4 makes really good PSU's check them out at Tigerdirect
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June 26, 2010 7:54:20 PM

I prefer the caviar black series to the samsungs de to their quite superior response times. But if long reads and writes is more important for you than an f3 is a better choice.

And the hyper 212+ is a very bad cooler for that price. Get it from amazon or get a different cooler.
Anonymous
June 27, 2010 7:04:17 AM

Thanks for the replies .

Quote:
Couple of Recommendations:
MOBO: Switch to the ASUS P6X58D-E for savings and USB 3.0 / SATA 6.0Gb/s support.


HDD: Switch to the Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB - Faster & Cheaper


RAM: Go with this Corsair XMS 6GB set for better performance, at same price after rebate.


i guess i'll replace the MOBO and the RAM then , but i think im keeping the caviar HDD.

Quote:
I prefer the caviar black series to the samsungs de to their quite superior response times. But if long reads and writes is more important for you than an f3 is a better choice.

And the hyper 212+ is a very bad cooler for that price. Get it from amazon or get a different cooler.


About the hyper212+ , Ive found one at my place ~33$ , is that a good price ? or should i get another cooler instead.
June 27, 2010 9:16:40 AM

yeah for 33dollars the hyper 212+ is a pretty good buy go ahead and buy it :D 
June 27, 2010 8:52:21 PM

I suggest this mobo: 190 USD with promo code, USB3, SATA3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

For more info: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/x58-usb-3.0-sata-6-... (Jump to the conclusion @ the last page if you are in a hurry!)

Stick to the RAM you first enlisted, it's a good deal and I never liked MIRs.

If you happen to have a microcenter store near you, you can grab an i7 930 for ~200 USD. If you can wait till august, the 950 will drop under 300 USD.

If I were you, I'd drop the SSD, get another 5850 and this PSU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...



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