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Case: CoolerMaster 690 II Advanced Mid-Tower Gaming Case (Black Color)
Internal USB Extension Module: None
Neon Light Upgrade: 12in Liquid Neon Thunder Pattern Light [+15] (Blue Color)
Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default case fans
Noise Reduction Technology: None
CPU: AMD Phenom™II X6 1100T Six-Core CPU w/ HyperTransport Technology
Freebies: None
Cooling Fan: Asetek 510LC Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator & Fan (Enhanced Cooling Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA)
Motherboard: Asus M4A87TD EVO AMD 870 Chipset CrossFireX Support DDR3 Socket AM3 ATX w/ 7.1 Audio, GbLAN, IEEE1394a, USB3.0, SATA-III, RAID, 2 Gen2 PCIe, 1 PCIe X1, & 3 PCI
Motherboard Expansion Card: None
Memory: 4GB (2GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory Module (A-Data Gaming Series with Heat Spreader [+28])
Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 6970 2GB GDDR5 16X PCIe Video Card [+88] (Major Brand Powered by AMD)
Freebies: None
Video Card 2: None
Video Card 3: None
Dedicated PHYSX Card: None
Free Game: None
Multiple Video Card Settings: Non-SLI/Non-CrossFireX Mode Supports Multiple Monitors
Power Supply Upgrade: 850 Watts - Thermaltake TR2 RX Modular 80 Plus PSU - PN: W0319RU [+55]
Hard Drive: 1TB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Hard Drive)
Data Hard Drive: None
Hard Drive Cooling Fan: None
External Hard Drive (USB3.0/2.0/eSATA): None
USB Flash Drive: None
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-B123L 12X BLU-RAY Player & DVDRW Combo (BLACK COLOR)
Optical Drive 2: Sony 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive [+24] (BLACK COLOR)
Sound: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
3D Vision Glasses: None
LCD Monitor: None
2nd Monitor: None
3rd Monitor: None
Speakers: None
Network: Intel Pro Gigabite 10/100/1000 Network Card [+34]
Network Surge Protector: None
Keyboard: Xtreme Gear (Black Color) Multimedia/Internet USB Keyboard
Mouse: XtremeGear Optical USB 3 Buttons Gaming Mouse
Mouse Pad: None
Gaming Gear: None
Extra Thermal Display: None
Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: None
External Wireless Network Card: None
Wireless 802.11 B/G/N Access Point: None
Bluetooth: None
Flash Media Reader/Writer: None
Video Camera: None
Headset: None
Printer: None
Cable: None
Power Protection: None
Surge Protector: None
IEEE1394 Card: None
USB Port: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
Floppy: None
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium (64-bit Edition)
Media Center Remote Control & TV Tuner: None
Office Suite: None
Games: None
Ultra Care Option: None
Service: STANDARD WARRANTY: 3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PLUS LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Rush Service: NO; READY TO SHIP IN 10~15 BUSINESS DAYS
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  1. You're not gonna get many yes's to that question if you link a boutique build.

    Besides that, x6 is not a gaming CPU, so stick with an x4.

    Boutique Liquid cooling is a joke, but I guess it's better than getting a DOA system with a damaged mobo due to a good HSF.

    TT TR2 is not a very good PSU. Best buy right now would be a XFX 750W $130
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207003&Tpk=xfx%20750

    Cheaper would be the Corsair 750TX for $100
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006&Tpk=750%20tx
    Don't really need 2 optical drives...

    Mobo doesn't actually support Xfire if you ever plan on upgrading, second slot is x4.

    Assuming that's a WD FAEX 1tb drive. Waste of money in that case. Get either a 7200.12 or Spinpoint F3 for 1tb drives. Much better bang for buck in both cases.
  2. Sorry not too familiar with Building a Computer, i just saw this on the Cyberpowerpc website, Its running at 1400$. So was just looking to see if it was worth it, i just normally play World of Warcraft, i do want to however play Starcraft 2, and Diablo 3 when that comes out as well.
  3. Best answer
    Build it yourself. You can do better with a $1k build.

    Optical
    Asus $19
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135221

    Case
    CM 690II advanced $80
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119216

    HD
    Spinpoint F3 1tb $70
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

    GPU
    Sapphire 6950 $300
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102914

    PSu
    Corsair 750TX $110 w/ $10 MIR
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006

    RAm
    Ripjaw DDR3 1600 7-8-7-24 $60 after promo code
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231303

    HSF
    Scythe Mugen$40
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185142

    Mobo/CPU
    Phenom II x4 955 and GA 880 $235
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.572742

    Total After Shipping and MIR $1033.56

    You can save $35 if you're a student by grabbing Win 7 pro student offer to put build right at $1k.
    http://www.microsoft.com/student/en/us/software/windows/default.aspx

    Alternative HSF is a CM Hyper 212 Plus. The mugen does block 1 set of RAM slots if the RAM has head spreaders.

    You can also add xfire though it'll end up being $50 more since you lose CPU/mobo combo $20 discount.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128416&cm_re=ga_am3-_-13-128-416-_-Product
  4. If i was Computer savvy i would be able to, sadly i wouldn't know how to put it together, that's why i was looking at either Cyberpowerpc.com or Dells Alienware. Pre build already.
  5. There's a very good guide in the stickies. Is it really worth $400 for someone else to connect a buncha cables for you? A PC can be put together in an hr with at most a screwdriver.

    If your reason is support, then don't bother. CyberpowerPC and Dell both have such crappy support that it's faster and cheaper to fix issues yourself.
  6. You know, you're right. It would be cheaper for me to Order all the parts and Find someone locally to put it together for me, I appreciate it so much thank you.
  7. Best answer selected by Subidoo.
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