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February 27, 2011 2:53:29 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: Now to April

Budget Range: $1100-$1300

System Usage: Gaming, Programming, Video/Graphic Editing/Designing, Movie, over all

Parts Not Required: Monitor, Speakers, Hard Drive, Keyboard and Mouse.

Preferred Websites for Parts: TigerDirect or Amazon (Newegg work as well), but if you have any better/cheaper places feel free.

Country of Origin: USA

Parts Preferences: AMD Phenom II 1100T

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: If Possible

Additional Comments: Trying to keep things cool and efficient. Thus the case, fan, PSU, etc.

More about : 1100 build

February 27, 2011 3:17:14 AM

I wouldn't do an AMD build above 900. This one is $1247, tho you will have to wait 2-3 weeks for the new B3 stepping Sandy Bridge Boards. PSU and case sized for adding 2nd GFX card in future.

Case - $90 - Coolermaster HAF-922
PSU - $120 - XFX Black Edition 850
MoBo - $390 - ASUS P8P67 Pro
CPU - incl above - Intel Core i5-2500K
Cooler - $40 - Scythe SCMG 2100
TIM - $5 - Shin Etsu
RAM - $100 - (2 x 4GB) Corsair CAS 9
GFX - $315 - EVGA GTX 570
HD - $65 - Spinpoint F3 1TB 7200 rpm
DVD Writer - $22 - Asus 24X DRW-24B3L w/ LS
OS - $100 - Win 7-64 Home Premium
February 27, 2011 3:56:44 AM

If you already have Windows then subtract it from this build. This build includes dual factory o/c gtx 560's in SLI. Combo Price: $204.97 FREE SHIPPING
COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM $89.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Antec Truepower 23754 TP-750 BLUE LED 750-Watt PSU NVIDIA SLI Certified 80 Plus Bronze Advanced Hybrid Cable Management Power Supply $152.99 @ newegg
ASRock P67 Extreme4 Combo Price: $251.98
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel ... $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 $24.99 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping
Lite-On LightScribe 24X SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive IHAS424-98 - Retail (Black) $244.99
GIGABYTE GV-N560OC-1GI GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card $244.99
GIGABYTE GV-N560OC-1GI GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Total: $1,314.89

*** Benchmarks/Reviews of that cpu (2500K) Start with the first link and work your way down. <----- Look for the B3 Stepping Chipset Logo/Sticker on the new boards <---Review on that Asrock motherboard after the latest bios <---Review on that Asrock motherboard after the latest bios <--- Review before the latest bios...and it still smoked the Asus and Gigabyte boards :)