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1st Build, $700 budget

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August 8, 2010 8:26:37 AM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Soon

BUDGET RANGE: Around $700

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: SC2, watching movies in 1080p,

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, CD drive, mouse, monitor, OS

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Any website online that has proven to be good

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA

PARTS PREFERENCES: I’m leaning toward the AMD and ATI combo

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe, in the future

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes, but in the future

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: This is my 1st build ever, My goal is to make this as future proof as possible.

Here is what I put together. You guys know what to do.


ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890GX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard

CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 ...

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case


• MSI R5770 Hawk Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGMBOX

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August 8, 2010 1:39:48 PM

Stick to single GPU and @ $150 that 890GX is awfully overpriced when u could nab full 16/16 890FX like Biostar TA890FXE and a $5 top up the Asrock 890FX Deluxe
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August 9, 2010 4:35:17 AM

Best answer selected by chifish3.
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August 9, 2010 4:36:05 AM

Thanks Guys! I appreciate all your help.
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August 9, 2010 4:36:46 AM

Yep happy shopping/building and u are welcomed ^^
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