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Help me build an $1100 Gaming Machine

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February 6, 2011 10:48:21 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP

Budget Range: $1100

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming (Call of Duty and other FPS, surfing the internet, watching movies

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:

Country of Origin: USA

Parts Preferences: None (see notes)

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe at a later date when taxes come back

Monitor Resolution: 28 inches @ 1920x1200

Additional Comments: I would like to be able to switch out the motherboard and processor whenever Sandy Bridge is fixed or Bulldozer comes out, so the other pieces need to be able to switch over. I'd like to have the SATA 6Gb/s and USB 3.0 capability. So I'm looking not to spend a lot on the MB/processor now since it will be replaced. My brother has a triple core AMD processor based system, so if I go AMD, I can give it to him when I upgrade the MB/processor.

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February 6, 2011 11:51:56 PM

There ya go. :) $89.99 FREE SHIPPING $10 off w/ promo code EMCKHKG26, ends 2/9
COOLER MASTER Storm Scout SGC-2000-KKN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $109.99 - $89.99 after mail-in rebate
XFX Core Edition PRO750W (P1-750S-CAB9) 750W ATX12V v2.2 & ESP12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply $104.99 FREE SHIPPING
G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR $18.99 FREE SHIPPING
LG Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM $69.99 FREE SHIPPING $10 off using promo code EMCKHKJ27, ends 2/7
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX 640GB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $269.99
GIGABYTE Super Overclock Series GV-N560SO-1GI GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card $27.97 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Cooler Master RR-B10-212P-G1 Hyper 212 Plus 775/1156/1366/AMD/AM2/AM3 Universal Direct Contact Heat-Pipe 120mm Fan CPU Cooler $89.99 FREE SHIPPING
ASRock 870 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard $149.99 FREE SHIPPING
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGMBOX

Total: $931.89 *not including shipping, rebates, promo codes, etc...