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$1,000 Gaming PC w/ Sandy Bridge

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January 16, 2011 8:18:44 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Beginning of February


Budget Range: $1,000 - $1,200 Before Rebate


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Video Recording, Rendering


Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor, 500 GB Hard Drive, 1 TB Caviar Black Hard Drive, Operating System


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg


Country of Origin: United States


Parts Preferences: Western Digital for Hard Drives, Nvidia for Graphics, and Sandy Bridge CPU


Overclocking: No


SLI or Crossfire: Maybe


Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080


Additional Comments: I don't care about noise, I always let my fans run max. I would like an additional Caviar Black for RAID 0 if possible for better performance recording with FRAPS. The motherboard should have an accessible PCI Express 1x slot for a capture card, and a PCI slot for a sound card. I have been trying to get a GTX 460 SLI build down, but it is quite hard with my budget, so I may just go for a single 500 series card.

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Total: $946.92 *not including shipping, rebates, promo codes, etc...
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