Which is better? One build w/ combos other w/o Tags: Build Hard Drives Systems Last response: June 22, 2011 12:11 PM in Systems Share whirlwind3 June 22, 2011 11:52:57 AM Hey you guys, I would just like your opinion on which of these 1k builds are better; seeing as I will most likely buy one of the two in the next couple of days. Build #1 DvD/CD GPU CPU Combo Deal - Windows and case Combo Deal - HDD and PSU Combo Deal - MoBo and RAM Total: $910 Build #2 DvD/CD Case HD GPU CPU Mobo PSU RAM Windows Total: $1,008 I'm just wanting opinions, thanks again you guys More about : build combos | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove z_4 June 22, 2011 12:11:46 PM You can have a look into this link to get an idea of the build you can be expecting for that amount(Assuming it's 1000 USD). Have a look at this build. It includes OS as well. OS Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 Case CPU: i5-2500K Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68 UD3 PSU: Antec EarthWatts 650 RAM: Kingston 8GB It has a 20 USD Mail-in Rebate Video Card : HIS 6950 2GB HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB DVD Drive Total Cost: 1002.91 USD Here's a thumbnail: Uploaded with ImageShack.us If you can afford a little more get an aftermarket cooler. Take a look at this Xigmatek Gia. It cost 30 USD. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Which is better? One build w/ combos other w/o> Related ressources: ForumFAQ: Switching Storage Controllers w/o Reinstalling Windows Forum$430ish First gaming build w/o os Forum~$700 Gaming/General Use Build W/O Monitor or Video Card ForumNewegg DIY Combos - Any good? ForumBudget Gaming PC: $500-$700 w/o GPU ForumNew Gaming PC / $1500 budget w/o Monitor ForumConverting One SATA drive with data to RAID0 w/o reformat? ForumWhich build is better ...? Forum1st time build , need help on DIY combos Forum~$1000 z68/2500k w/o Monitor budget build . ForumAntec 900 cable management w/o drilling holes? ForumPCI compatibility question ForumFeedback needed on $1000 first build ForumNEW BUILD Forum[Solved] Which should I get first,,,? ForumLooking for some guidance on a new build. Forum[New Build] How should i do this? Forum[Solved] New Build Won't POST - What do you typically RMA? CPU or MOBO? Forum700$ Graphic design/Animation PC build Forum[Solved] New Budget Intel SB First Time Build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !