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Rate my first build

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December 21, 2010 9:27:15 AM

Gaming PC $1500 budget
(Leaving room for upgrades as I feel like it/get the money, will go sli in a few months)

Chassis: CoolerMaster 690 II Advanced

Motherboard: gigabyte ga-x58a-ud3r (rev. 2)

Ram: Kingston 6GB 1333MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM (Kit of 3)

CPU: Intel Core i7-950 Processor
(8M Cache, 3.06 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel QPI)

CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-C14

GPU: GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 460 1GB OC2 Video Card

Drives:
SSD: Intel X25-V Value SATA Solid-State Drive
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2.0 TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch

PSU: Silverstone ST75F-G

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Anonymous
December 21, 2010 11:12:05 AM

This topic has been moved from the section Opinions and Experiences to section Systems by Grumpy9117
December 21, 2010 11:35:15 AM

Bit expensive actually.
Post up the prices for each part.
But for a gaming pc its more then adequate. (i still prefer ATI cards)
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December 21, 2010 8:00:45 PM

Thanks for the feedback. What ATI card would you recommend in place of the GTX460?

These are the prices I managed to find after a lot of searching.

Gaming PC $1500 budget
(Leaving room for upgrades as I feel like it/get the money, will go sli in a few months)

Chassis: CoolerMaster 690 II Advanced - $110

Motherboard: gigabyte ga-x58a-ud3r (rev. 2) - $230

Ram: Kingston 6GB 1333MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM (Kit of 3) - $115

CPU: Intel Core i7-950 Processor (8M Cache, 3.06 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel QPI) - $315

CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-C14 - $100

GPU: GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 460 1GB OC2 Video Card - $240

Drives:
SSD: Intel X25-V Value SATA Solid-State Drive - $125
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2.0 TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - $150

PSU: Silverstone ST75F-G <<< typo, meant to be ST75F-P - $150

Total: $1535
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