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Help with New builder build trying to cash in on Sandy Bridge Hype
Jan 31, 2011, 11:15 PM
Approximate Purchase Date: within next month
Budget Range: 800 - 1000 Before Rebates
System Usage from Most to Least Important: WoW, Some Video Editting, Some other gaming
Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor(DELL 2408WFP), BlueRay/DVD Combo, 320 GB SeaGate SATA Harddrive.
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com
Country of Origin: US
Parts Preferences: non
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Later
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200
Additional Comments: Looking to cash in on price drop from Sandy Bridge coming out but also get a computer that is still able to run new games and edit better than my older 3 year old build.
Is the GTX570 overkill for this build?
Should I get 8GB of ram for editting (so cheap) how much does that give me?
Any suggestions (selection, or where to buy)
Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
$69.99 FREE SHIPPING
ASUS P7P55D-E Pro LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7
Intel Core i5-760 Lynnfield 2.8GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80605I5760
CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMX4GX3M2A1600C9 –
ASUS ENGTX570/2DI/1280MD5 GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
Feb 1, 2011
Feb 1, 2011
help builder build cash sandy bridge hype
Feb 1, 2011, 12:29 AM
there really isn't that much of a price drop, SB is getting recalled though I would wait too build:
Feb 1, 2011, 12:31 AM
if you live near a microcenter they currently are selling the i5-760 for $160
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Feb 1, 2011, 12:35 AM
The i5 2500K is significantly faster and is only a bit more expensive, this bug has to be worked out though.
Feb 1, 2011, 1:53 AM
I agree but I think combined with all the pieces it is at least 200 dollars cheaper. What are your thoughts on the graphics card combo?
Feb 1, 2011, 2:13 AM
its like $5
2500 = 210
760 = 205
ASRock p67 = 155
Asus p55 pro = 180
It's more like a -$20
if you like wasting money on shtuff that doesnt compete on a performance level, buy the 1156 build.
& yes, i said shtuff.
Feb 1, 2011, 2:46 AM
^+1 except I would've been a bit less blunt as to avoid getting flamed
What GPU combo, I'm sorry but I don't see where this one is?
Feb 1, 2011, 11:26 PM
Best answer selected by tazandsim.
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