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Computer build $2249.43 using newegg instead of ncix

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August 4, 2010 12:57:17 AM

ASUS Rampage III Extreme LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - 389.99
EVGA 012-P3-1475-AR GeForce GTX 470 (Fermi) SuperClocked+ 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card - 376.49
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL -303.99
Antec Twelve Hundred Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case - 169.99
CORSAIR TX Series CMPSU-950TX 950W ATX12V v2.3/EPS12V v2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply -169.99
Intel Core i7-930 Bloomfield 2.8GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80601930 - 303.97
COOLER MASTER Intel Core i7 compatible V10 Hybrid TEC RR-B2P-UV10-GP 120mm CPU Cooler - 114.99
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM - 104.99
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive- 79.99

calculated with shiping and tax to be $2351.04 not including mail and rebates
all prices off new egg which seemed to be the cheapest site

any thoughts to help make the build better and or cheaper i went a little above my 2200 original wanted price cap

August 4, 2010 1:55:02 AM

Firstly... I dont see any reason for that motherboard. You'd be just fine with a $250 dollar board with the same overclocking features.

Also... Yo ucan get a GTX480 for $430 on newegg (after rebates) i'd say spend the extra $60 over the 470

Can always save money by gettting an HAF case... also the PSU is overkill unless you plan on running quad SLI - a $100 800watt will be more than fine, even to run SLI'd 480's

Where are those prices from? They're all very high and if they're from newegg, they must be old. Newegg has that mobo for 359 with free shiping, i7-930 is 289 with free shipping... etc. You need to look for combos too on newegg.

You should be able to get that total price down to around 2100 WITH a 480
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August 4, 2010 4:30:16 AM

which mother board would you suggest then, i want one that i will be able to upgrade in a few years when my components get a bit dated, and all the prices where from newegg.ca not newegg.com where the price is cheaper but im guessing its not in canadian dollars.
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