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April 16, 2011 3:38:20 PM

Building a computer for a friend. Are there any other parts that can be swapped out for better parts?


pproximate Purchase Date: (e.g.: this week (the closer the better))

Budget Range: No more than $600 US

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, School, Wow, Diablo II when it comes out

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, monitor, speakers, mouse

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg, amazon, microcenter

Country of Origin: USA

Parts Preferences: The best price/performance

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: not sure what resolution maybe 1920x1080

Additional Comments:

Parts i have picked:

Combo Case/Dvd/CD:
HEC Blitz Black Steel Edition ATX Mid Tower Computer Chassis Gaming Case w/ Front Blue LED 120mm Fan & Top 120mm Fan
SAMSUNG CD/DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-S223C - OEM
$84.98
$54.98

Combo PSU/HDD:
CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 (CMPSU-600CX) 600W ATX12V v2.3 Active PFC Power Supply
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
$104.98
-$7.00 10% Promo

Combo Mobo/RAM:
BIOSTAR H61MH LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
A-DATA 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model AD3U1333B2G9-DRH
$113.98
$98.98
-$4.40 10% Promo

VC:
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable VGA Series GV-R685OC-1GD Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX ...
$174.99

Shipping: $17.36

Intel Core i5 2400 LGA 1155 Boxed Processor
$162.36

Total: 592.25

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April 16, 2011 3:52:26 PM

so you dont need an OS for the build? looks like some good deals/
April 16, 2011 3:55:18 PM

i do not need OS
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April 16, 2011 4:09:57 PM

well you could go for a 6870 for $200 at the moment. That would cost you only $22 more dollars. at that price difference i would do it, but its certainly not a must.

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April 16, 2011 4:41:41 PM
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Can't do better in that budget with Intel.
April 26, 2011 12:05:15 AM

Best answer selected by inwood07.
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