Burn or confirm $880 future proof I7 rig? Tags: New Build Systems Last response: November 27, 2010 4:41 PM in Systems Share Texasrob November 27, 2010 1:51:53 PM CD/DVD ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM $17.99 RAM G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL $49.99 CPU Cooler COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 compatible RR-B10-212P-G1 120mm "heatpipe direct contact" Long ... Item #: N82E16835103065 $15.00 Mail-in Rebate35-103-065 $29.99 Hard DriveSAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive CaseCOOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Item #: N82E16811119233 -$15.00 Combo $129.98 $114.98 Graphics XFX HD-585X-ZAFC Radeon HD 5850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity PSU XFX P1-650X-CAH9 650W ATX12V v2.2 / ESP12V v2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power ... Item #: N82E16817207007 -$25.00 Instant -$45.00 Combo $30.00 Mail-in Rebate14-150-477 $30.00 Mail-in Rebate17-207-007 $339.98 $269.98 MBASUS Sabertooth X58 LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard OS Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM -$35.00 Instant -$20.00 Combo $299.98 $244.98 CPU i7-950 - 220. Total=960-75 MIR=885 Obviously I have a MC in range and am heading there tomorrow. Anything else I should look at picking up there? I have read that it is only worthwhile for the CPU. Suggestions are needed and welcome as I haven't touched a computer component since 2002. Thanks in advance. More about : burn confirm 880 future proof rig | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove mianmars November 27, 2010 4:36:54 PM replace HD 5850 with HD 6870 !! | Report abuse ScrewySqrl November 27, 2010 4:41:12 PM looks good. No current intel build is that futureproof with sandy bruidge due in just a few weeks, but it looks solid enough. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Burn or confirm $880 future proof I7 rig?> Related ressources: ForumNew Mildly future-proof PC build/need help confirming all components ForumCustom noob - future proof ? ForumHow future-proof is this system? ForumThe " Future -Proofing" Argument ForumEnthusiast/HTPC Build - Future Proof /Gaming Ready - Need your help! ForumI5 vs. i7 for future titles ForumFuture proofed 2k gaming pc ForumFuture -proofing for the long haul Forum$600 Budget Gaming Rig : Phenom II x4 955 + 6870 ForumFuture Proofing! ForumNeed to confirm that my build is complete and will work ForumNeed some proof reading from the pros Forum$1200 Gaming Rig opinions wanted ForumConfirm Build please! ForumOld-time builder seeks advice on new i7 gaming (mostly) rig Forum1st build, which config? i7 960 v x6 1090t and much more help needed!! ForumHelp Building $700 Gaming PC Forum[Solved] Rate my FUTURE system ForumFuture System ForumPlease help confirm my build, looking for recommendations More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !