Help me cut $100 off this build Tags: Build Systems Product Last response: September 8, 2010 3:50 PM in Systems Share beefsupreme September 8, 2010 11:51:25 AM I'm working on my first build with a $1500 budget, and I've got a really nice set of components that goes a bit over: CPU - i7 950 - $300 Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210 Memory - Corsair XMS3 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 200 - $175 GPU - GTX 480 - $500 HDD WD Cavalier Black 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache - $70 Optical Drive - Cheap SATA - $20 Case - Antec Nine Hundred Two Black Steel ATX Mid Tower - $120 PSU - Corsair CMPSU 750-TX 750V - $110 OS - Windows 7 Home Premium - $100 If I can get these components cheaper anywhere else (these are all Newegg prices), tell me. Otherwise, help me reduce this by $100. Thanks! More about : cut 100 build gkay09 September 8, 2010 11:58:39 AM ^ RAM - GSKillz 6GB DDR3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CASE - HAF 922 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HDD - Samsung F3 500GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Graphics card - Gigabyte Super Overclock Series GTX 470 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Review - http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gv-n470SO-13I-super... PSU - XFX 750W Modular for ~ same price as the 750TX 15% off w/ promo code XFXPOWER, limited time offer http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l guanyu210379 September 8, 2010 12:43:00 PM Still too expensive : Case : Coolermaster CM690 or Antec 300 PSU : don't pick the modular GPU : GTX460 CPU : i7 930 m 0 l Related resources Help me cut 40 dollars off this build. - Forum Cut $100 off Budget Build - Forum Trying to cut $50-$100 off gaming build - Forum New Build, Help me improve/cut costs - Forum Help me cut some corners on a 1k build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Mr Pizza September 8, 2010 2:03:51 PM the i7 950 is fine, the new case HAF 912 is hitting stores soon and its 55 bucks, so get that. gtx 480 you can keep hard drive, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l banthracis September 8, 2010 3:50:00 PM Is this a gaming build? If so, then just drop it down to an i5-750/760 and Asus p7p55D-E Pro you'll save well over $100 btwn CPU and mobo. You should however make the switch to the XFX PSU, HAF 922, g skill Pi, and a samsung spinpoint f3, which is $5 more for a 1Tb drive. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhere would you cut $130 off this build? Forum SolvedI hooked up my windows 8 laptop to my tv via hdmi but most of the screen is cut off when it displays it on my lg tv... help? Forum Please help me cut costs on this build, and any other advice Forum SolvedHelp me shave some cost off my build! Forum My Perfect Build..too expensive, help me cut costs. Forum Solved[New build] Help me take $400 off my build Forum my xbox will cut on for 5 sec then cut off HELP Forum SolvedHelp me lower my build cost, ~$1,100 right now Forum SolvedFirst time build, Let me know if you see issues, or where i can cut costs! Forum Help me build a $1,100 gaming PC Forum SolvedHelp me cut down costs Forum SolvedAny way to help cut the cost of this build? Forum SolvedHelp - Window 100% Off Screen Forum Solved~$1000 gaming PC, rate the build and help me finish it off! Forum SolvedHelp me cut costs. I'm at $997.57 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !