Redoing the $750 March Build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: August 3, 2010 3:47 PM in Systems Share Anonymous August 3, 2010 1:29:26 AM Hey guys! Long time reader, first time poster. I'd love to get some thoughts on this updated version of the $750 march build. I have a case, so I the money is going into the components. Thanks for your feedback! APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: ASAP BUDGET RANGE: $650-$800 SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, Some 3d Modeling, General Use PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Monitor, Case, Keyboard/Mouse, Speakers PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: US PARTS PREFERENCES: AMD OVERCLOCKING: Planning on it SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Crossfire MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080 Cart Item List: Qty. Product Description Savings Total Price 1 Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W Continuous Power "compatible with Core i7/Core i5" Power Supply Item #:N82E16817371015 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$20.00 Instant $99.99 $79.99 1 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Item #:N82E16820231278 Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy $99.99 1 ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 64 Pro 92mm Ceramic CPU Cooler Item #:N82E16835185125 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy $29.99 1 LG DVD Burner Black SATA Model GH22NS50 Item #:N82E16827136167 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy $23.99 1 ASUS M4A78T-E ATX AMD Motherboard Item #:N82E16813131366 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$25.00 Instant $20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card $139.99 $114.99 1 AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0GHz Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Item #:N82E16819103809 Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy $139.99 2 SAPPHIRE Vapor-X Radeon HD 4850 100273L Video Card Item #:N82E16814102834 Return Policy: VGA Standard Return Policy $15.00 Mail-in Rebate Card $219.98 1 Western Digital Caviar Blue 640GB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive Item #:N82E16822136218 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy $69.99 Grand Total: $778.91 If you have any questions, please use our LiveChat function or visit our Contact Us Page. Once You Know, You Newegg. Your Newegg.com Customer Service Team More about : redoing 750 march build banthracis August 3, 2010 3:47:36 PM Cm Hyper 212 + for $30 on amazon is a better HSF. You can get a cheaper optical for $18, no difference. Get a USB 3/sata 6 mobo, so GA 790 UD4 for example, $140 w/ $15 MIR. Don't get a 4850... a 5770 is cheaper and better. Get a Spinpoint F3 instead. Much better performance $55 for 500gb, $75 for 1tb. Use combo's and you can fit in a 5850. Optical $18 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Mobo Ga 790 Ud4 $140 w/ $15 MIR http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAm G Skill Eco $105 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PSU/HD XFX 650 and F3 1tb $150 w/ $20 MIR http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... GPU/CPU XFX 5850 and X4 945 $410 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Total: $790 after shipping and rebates Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCPU Cooler for the March 2010 $ 750 build - where to find. ForumMarch 2010 $ 750 gaming computer; first time builder ForumSystem Build for March 2010 ForumPost Vacation Build ( March ) - Planned Components ForumImage editing Core i5 build , $900ish. Suggestions please ForumHow to Ask For Build Advice ForumREAD THIS before posting about boot/no video problems! ForumBuild a great gaming pc under $1200 today march -2010 ForumNew PC build . March /April 2010 $1500 ForumNew gaming build ~ 750 -800 ForumNew build $ 750 -900 ForumNew, Under 750 i5 2500 build ForumHow do i unlock 4th core on Phenom II x3 720? ForumOil submerged Servers ForumGaming pc! ~ 750 $ ForumOnly one decision left before i order! Forum$ 750 budget BF3 Build , 1920x1080 ForumNew AMD Gaming Build $ 750 ForumFeedback on new build. Forum$800 - $1000 Canadian HTPC Build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !