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New Computer Build for FFXIV

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August 16, 2010 5:37:10 AM

Hello im trying to look for a computer with a budget of about $1650 i dont rly have a preference for online stores. I am not computer savvy at all. THis computer build is mainly for FFXIV. Please leave any suggestions.



MONITOR= SAMSUNG P2450H Rose Black 24" 2ms(GTG) HDMI Widescreen LCD Monitor.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


VIDEO CARD= EVGA 015-P3-1482-AR GeForce GTX 480 (Fermi) SuperClocked 1536MB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Cardhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


PROCESSOR= Intel Core i7-930 Bloomfield 2.8GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80601930http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?I...

MOTHERBOARD= GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

PSU= COOLER MASTER Silent Pro RS850-AMBAJ3-US 850W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.92 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active ...

MEMORY= OCZ Gold 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model OCZ3G1600LV6GK

CASE= COOLER MASTER HAF 932 RC-932-KKN1-GP Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case

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

FAN= COOLER MASTER Intel Core i7 compatible V8 RR-UV8-XBU1-GP 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler

Total is $1696 exluding rebates and promos. I also need to get it built so thats another 150+ bucks >.<



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August 16, 2010 7:57:32 AM

IIRC FFXIV favours red camp more and i would look at the HD 5850 as an awesome buy actually hehe
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August 16, 2010 1:37:19 PM

get a 5870, the 480 is a space heater.

switch RAM brands, OCZ hasnt been doing so well lately. try gskill, mushkin, corsair.

get a corsair PSU, roughly the same price AR, better efficiency and brand, look at the hx850 or tx850.

you can save a lot by building yourself.

otherwise, nice build. :) 
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