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$750 system (first rig)

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November 1, 2010 11:29:01 PM

hey guys I wanted to make a nice gaming rig for 700-750 tell me what ya think
i wana use a i5-760 cus its only $169 at micro center which is so close to the phenom on newegg so yeah.

Also what do u guys think of video cards I want to end up having a sli or crossfire setup whats better? (was thinking Gtx270 or 6870s) only buying one card for now tho.

i5-760 cheap

]http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0341729]



thanks in advance guys really need some help. This is my first gaming rig so thanks.

lol forgot the ram
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231193&cm_re=240_pin_ddr3_1600_4gb-_-20-231-193-_-Product

total 810.51/770.51 after rebates. (a lil high)

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November 2, 2010 12:54:46 AM

You were doing OK until you got to the Raidmax PSU.

First though, get a 6870. Same performance, lower temps, lower power consumption.

As to the PSU:
Seasonic S12II
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
There is no question, this is the best you'll find for this price, and more than enough power for your system

Corsair
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Rosewill/ATNG
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

November 2, 2010 1:44:23 AM

Yeah looks to be a good build. I agree with Proximon with the 6870 choice
November 2, 2010 11:39:28 AM



this is the update with the new psu and video card

596.79+ 185 for cpu(tax)= 781.79- 20 mr 761.79 (still kinda expensive)

ohh and anyone know a decent screen.(1080p i guess)
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