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$750 build?

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November 10, 2010 3:33:46 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: 2 weeks

Budget Range: $750

System Usage from Most to Least Important: General Computing (internet, Microsoft word, ect...)
Games, Movies, Photos

Parts Not Required: Memory, Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, OS, Case

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Country of Origin: USA

Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Intel and Nvidia. Preferably EVGA or XFX

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1024x768 For now

Additional Comments: I ordered the parts to build a computer from newegg and had to send them all back because the system would not work. I asked for replacement parts but because one item on the RMA was out of stock they are refunding me the entire order except for the Case and Memory, because i ordered that separately. It is G skill 4Gb 1600 Mhz Cl9 and Cooler Master cm690 II advanced. So now i have to order new parts.

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November 10, 2010 4:01:24 PM

ok, fpr this price, and NOT needing Memory or a case...

I'd get a new monitor 1600x900 ($120), 1680x1050 ($150), or 1920x1080 ($140)

then a I5-760, Entry-level board (AS Rock, EVGA), and a GTX 460 should do.
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November 10, 2010 4:25:16 PM

Was thinking about cutting back on the video card for now. I dont play any demanding games at the moment and working two jobs im not going to for a while. I was thinking about going with a gt 240 just for general use and then when the new 500 series cards from nvidia come out picking up something like a 560.
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November 10, 2010 4:58:16 PM

maybe. but you can probly get a 450 or 460 in your price range.
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November 10, 2010 5:22:26 PM

yep. here's the parts you'll need, since you have RAM and a CASE already:

MSI GTX 460 CYCLONE 1GD5/OC + Intel i5-760: $395.99 w/ $15 MIR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
comes with a free copy of HAWX 2 as well

ASRock H55M-LE LGA 1156 Intel H55 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard: $61.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Its got only a single PCIe slot, but it's solid for what you're looking for.

Sea Sonic S12II 520W 80+ Bronze PSU: $59.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
One of the best PSU's, all the power you really need, for $60. what's not to like?

Seagate 7200.12 Baraccuda. 1 TB. $54.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
I'd usually recommend the Samsung, but this is on sale for the price of a 500 GB.

LG 22x DVD Burner: $16.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Basic SATA DVD burner.

Acer 21.5" 1920x1080 monitor. $139
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Acer is very reliable, and this is inexpensive -- most other monitors at this price are 1440x900!



Subtotal: $729.94

Shipping: $13.86

Grand Total: $743.80
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