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Burn or confirm $880 future proof I7 rig?

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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.

November 27, 2010 4:36:54 PM

replace HD 5850 with HD 6870 !!
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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.
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