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June 25, 2011 9:59:04 PM

Well I actually have some questions regarding the new pc I'm building.

This is what I have in Mind:

CASE:
Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $99.99

Hard Drive
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS 750GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive -Bare Drive $69.99

Monitor:
ASUS VH242H Black 23.6" 5ms HDMI Full 1080P Widescreen LCD Monitor $179.99

GPU:
HIS H685F1GD Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity $159.99

Power Supply
CORSAIR Professional Series HX650 (CMPSU-650HX) 650W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply $119.99

RAM:
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL $45.99

MotherBoard
ASRock Z68 PRO3-M LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard $114.99

Procesor:
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K $$219.99


Now, This is the first time I build a Pc, and I wanna know if my hardware is compatible, I don't wanna get any "bottlenecks" or stuff.

The second thing is: What am I missing? I know I don't have a sound card or a Network card. Could you recommned me one?

The third and last thing: I'm actually kind of low in my budget so I want you to tell me which components you think I don't actually need. (I wanna reduce the overall price by $500 ) -- DONE!! Thanks :) 

That's it. Sorry If you don't get me, I'm not a native english speaker :D 

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June 25, 2011 10:09:10 PM

Why are you going to get a i-5 750? I recommend
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
instead.

If you are on a budget there are monitors for 125 ish that work just as good.
Do you really need a 2 tb hd? a 500gb is $40
You don't need a $154 case. There are ones for $50
That video card is WAYYYYYYYY too overpriced... Get a ati 6850 / 6870
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June 25, 2011 10:15:23 PM

First off, the build cannot work. The i5-750 is LGA 1156 and the motherboard is LGA 1366, the CPU wont fit in the socket. I recommend switching to an i5-2500K and a Z68 motherboard. Also since a Z68 motherboard will be dual channel get 2 or 4 sticks of ram, either a 2x4GB kit or a 4x2GB, i suggest 2x4 as it leaves you an upgrade path in the future.

If you are tight on budget i would suggest dropping down to a more reasonably price monitor, you can get some very nice LED LCD screens for a bit under 200, no need to pay $570 for one, especially if its not an IPS screen.

Swap that 2TB caviar green out for a 2TB caviar black, it will be a lot faster.
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June 25, 2011 10:40:17 PM

Thaks for all your advises. As I told you I'm really new into this so I don't really know whats good or not.

I've updated the first post with my new Hardware, in order to make it easier for other people to follow the post.

Now: What do you think of it?
P.D. THANKS!! Now my "shopping cart" went from $1900 to $1214.82, which is way more affordable. Still I wouldn't mind reducing other 100-200 bugs, but sincerely I think I can make an effort and pay that price, in order to get a PC a little better :) 

EDIT: Ok! so now the final price of my PC is $1010, which is totally perfect. Thanks guys! you helped me reduce my PC price by $900 :D 
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June 25, 2011 10:41:38 PM

You can get a good case for closer to $50, such as the Antec 300.
You only need 4GB of ram for gaming, not 12GB.
You could save a little on the power supply, but you still need to buy a good brand.
If you are going to overclock then you should buy a good aftermarket cpu cooler. If you aren't going to overclock then you don't need the "K" series cpu.
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June 26, 2011 5:14:13 AM

i just seen a combo on another thread that's pretty good. You need to add a case and monitor.

Subtotal: $660.93 ($635.93 after m.i.r.) Ok it's more money but it kicks butt.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6813157241
$59.99 ASRock H61M-VS LGA 1155

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Comb [...] mbo.662489
$449.98 ($419.98 with m.i.r) Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
bundled with:1x EVGA SuperClocked 01G-P3-1563-AR GeForce GTX 560ti

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820148340
$34.99 Crucial Ballistix Tracer 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6817371044
$64.99 ($54.99 with $10 code) +free shipping, Antec EarthWatts EA-650 GREEN 650W

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Comb [...] mbo.667921
$50.98 LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM
bundled with:1x Seagate Barracuda ST3500413AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA ..

You could opt for a better sli board if you wish. It was another build for another thread.
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June 26, 2011 5:27:16 AM

Ok if you want to know what it was more money than.. here it is..

Subtotal: $444.94

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6819103808
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz
$113.99 ($98.99 with $15 code)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6813157204
$44.99 ASRock N68C-S UCC AM3/AM2+/AM2

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820148340
$34.99 Crucial Ballistix Tracer 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6817371044
$64.99 ($54.99 with $10 code) +free shipping, Antec EarthWatts EA-650 GREEN 650W

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Comb [...] mbo.667921
$50.98 LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM
bundled with:1x Seagate Barracuda ST3500413AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA ..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$179.99 EVGA 012-P3-1470-RX GeForce GTX 470 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card Recertified
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June 26, 2011 5:40:36 AM

If you are going with a slower/small card like the 5770, 6770, or 6850...

The "insane cheap" system from before....

Subtotal: $395.96 ($375.96 after mail in and pray rebates)

-This one includes the case too!!.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6817371044
$64.99 ($54.99 with $10 code) +free shipping, Antec EarthWatts EA-650 GREEN 650W (the free 350 watt with the combo might work, but i am not so sure)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?I...
$193.99 Athlon II X2 250/GeForce 7025 SuperCombo

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$117.99 ($97.99 after mail-in rebate card) SAPPHIRE 100338L Radeon HD 6770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card Free Dirt3 game coupon w/ purchase

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$18.99 LITE-ON DVD Burner
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