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Time to pull the trigger, ~$1,300 budget

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February 15, 2011 12:00:23 AM

Thank you to whoever made this form, and for any help!



Approximate Purchase Date: This week


Budget Range: ~$1,300


System Usage from Most to Least Important: HD Video (full-screen Blu-Ray), HD Video Editing, Gaming, Browsing


Parts Not Required: Keyboard/Mouse, Speakers, Monitor


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com


Country of Origin: USA


Parts Preferences: Mid-tower


Overclocking: No


SLI or Crossfire: No


Monitor Resolution: Native to 23" LCD


Additional Comments: Would like to build something with the Antec 902 case, undecided on processor brand. SSD Primary Drive...open to suggestions on all other options.

Thanks again!
February 15, 2011 12:33:13 AM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $119.99
Antec Nine Hundred Two V3 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $89.99
SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=I5-760BOX&titl... Combo Price: $304.99 after rebate Free Shipping
GIGABYTE GA-P55-USB3 Socket 1156/ Intel P55/ USB3.0/ A&GbE/ ATX Motherboard
Intel Core i5 Processor i5-760 2.8GHz 8MB LGA1156 CPU, Retail

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $99.99 FREE SHIPPING
G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $129.99 FREE SHIPPING $20 off w/ promo code EMCKHJJ39, ends 2/17
Pioneer Black 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 8X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Internal Blu-ray Burner Blu-ray Burner BDR-206BKS - OEM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $359.99
GIGABYTE GV-N570OC-13I GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Combo Price: $159.98 FREE SHIPPING
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM

Total: $1,264.92 *not including shipping, rebates, promo codes, etc...
February 15, 2011 4:13:29 AM

Why buy a 620W PSU for $90 when it can't even SLI that card (not nuff PCIE connectors...) something like an antec TP 750W has almost the same quality (Different between excellent and great..) 130 W more, and has enough connectors to power a 2nd 570 down the line... and is only $90
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Try 4 gigs of RAM instead - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Maybe get an SSD if you really want to with the saved money.

So 1260 minus rebates (probably 20-50~) and another saved 50 will leave 110-140 for an Ssd if you want, otherwise well, you can spend the money on w/e you want.
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February 15, 2011 4:24:24 AM

vibhas said:
Why buy a 620W PSU for $90 when it can't even SLI that card (not nuff PCIE connectors...) something like an antec TP 750W has almost the same quality (Different between excellent and great..) 130 W more, and has enough connectors to power a 2nd 570 down the line... and is only $90
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Try 4 gigs of RAM instead - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Maybe get an SSD if you really want to with the saved money.

So 1260 minus rebates (probably 20-50~) and another saved 50 will leave 110-140 for an Ssd if you want, otherwise well, you can spend the money on w/e you want.

Does the OP intend on going with dual vid cards ? Try no. Is that mobo I posted a decent mobo for dual vid cards ? No again. Same with the psu. Why ? Again the OP does not plan on using dual vid cards and does not plan on over clocking.

Does the OP plan on using his/her computer for video editing ? That's a big YES. Does 8 gigs of RAM help with this...YES again.

Seriously do not post on here unless you read the OP's post or your just sucking up this sites bandwidth with useless drivel.

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March 14, 2011 9:32:24 PM
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