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500-780 usd build

Hello. Im looking for a build that will not exceed the 780 $ range. I know that I atleast want a 6770 in my MONSTOSITY MACHINE. But I'll get rid of it if the build exceeds 680 $

Order to greatest to least: gaming, gaming and yet more gaming ?

sli or crossfire: ROFL no

moniter resolution: meh 1440X900 or less I dont really see the differance between differant resolution's.

Overclocking: YES but only if it's a i5 2500k and it fits my budget.

Parts preferance: newegg or amazon, I dont trust any other's.

Additonal note's I want to fit a cooler master 922 case in there but there like 120 bucks rofl...or ill go with the xion classic case ....red. It's beast looking and fits 10.5 inch gpu's :D

Thank you !
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  1. CPU - $219.99: Intel Core i5-2500K
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

    CPU Cooler - $24.99: XIGMATEK LOKI 92mm HYPRO Bearing CPU Cooler
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835233081

    Motherboard - $59.99: MSI H61M-P21 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130603

    Graphics - $159.99: XFX Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit DDR5
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150505

    RAM - $54.99: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1333
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231311

    Hard Drive - $49.99: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

    Optical - $20.99: ASUS 24X DVD Burner OEM
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

    PSU - $44.99: Antec EarthWatts Green 380W 80 PLUS BRONZE
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371033&Tpk=EA380D

    Case - $54.99: XION Classic Series Red
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811208040

    Monitor - $74.99: HP DEBRANDED 20" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824228019

    Total: $765.90

    Hard to fit a monitor on that budget, but I own the one I linked and it's fine. Also I'm not sure the case will fit the GPU but I just used the Xion you mentioned - there's plenty of cases in the world around $60.
  2. ^ Why give him an H61 if you give him a 2500K, might as well get the 2400 and save to get a better GPU.

    So I'm assuming you need a monitor?

    i5 2500K $220
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072
    Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3 $100
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128501
    4GB DDR3 1333 Crucial Ballistix
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148418
    Antec BP550 $65
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371016
    HAF 922 $91
    http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Tower-RC-922M-KKN1-GP-Black/dp/B0026FCI2U%3FSubscriptionId%3D19BAZMZQFZJ6G2QYGCG2%26tag%3Dsquid1240995-20%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3DB0026FCI2U
    Sapphire 6870 $175 before $20 MIR
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102948
    Hannspree 21.5" $120
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824262011
    Total: $796 before rebates.
    If you think this is too much. Here is a cheaper monitor. But I don't suggest going with rebranded monitors.
    E-Machines 21.5" $100
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824114009
    There is only one 1 egg review and that's pretty much why it has 3 Eggs. For such a low price, it's a solid deal since it is 21.5" and is 1920x1080.
  3. AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition: $119.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103808

    ASUS M5A97 AM3+ AMD 970: $99.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131767

    PNY VCGGTX560TXPB-OC-BDL GeForce GTX 560 Ti : $199.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814133384

    Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-620 620W : $49.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371048

    HDD + DVD Burner Combo: $52.48
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.696137

    COOLER MASTER HAF 922: $89.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119197

    G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 : $34.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231427

    Acer X223WDbd Black 22" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor : $129.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009212

    Total: $777.41 After Rebates
  4. aznshinobi said:
    Why give him an H61 if you give him a 2500K, might as well get the 2400 and save to get a better GPU.


    aznshinobi is right, H61 and 2500K don't make sense together. Also MicroATX is unnecessary in a case that will fit ATX. I had a bunch of tabs open and linked the wrong one. The Gigabyte mobo that aznshinobi recommended is a far better choice and it puts my build around $800 before rebates.

    The aznshinobi build doesn't include a hard drive, though.
  5. ^ Crap I forgot about the HDD, face palm.

    Well.. To substitute for the cutting the cost, get the Antec 300 Illusion ($60) and get the E-Machine monitor.

    Antec 300 Illusion $60 (plus $10 MIR)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129066&Tpk=antec%20illusion
    That should save about $51 allowing for this combo.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.696127
  6. Ok ok WO soz lol i dont need a moniter mouse keyboard XD


    O: the 6850 will be fine lol. All I need is the cpu which looks like the core i5 2500k is beast so ill stick with that. I already had the mobo in mind, the same one you suggested z68 :D the gamer series psu 620 watt looks nice so ill use that but the thing that's gunna kill meh is i need a OS XD, k so Ill iether get the haf 922 or the xion classic case, cpu,gpu,psu are fine and dandy. the 4 gigs of ripjaws ram is very nice. I have no need for 8 gigs. Oh and can someone tell me the differance between uATX and regular atx causde i rlly dont know Xd. THANKS FOR YOU'R COMMENTAION !
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  8. Damn nice my freind ....damn nice :D THANK YOU :bounce: LOL and if the cx 400 doesnt go all the way I can just exchange it, or buy a new one :D


    :o AND IT'S A MODULAR PSU YAY ! it doesnt say so but...there all snug and comfort. A VERY BIG thank you to all who commented :) uve helped me alot
  9. Haha don't worry it'll work. The CX430 V2 has a 80+ certification. It'll do just fine.
  10. Lol, I am ALL about the visual appearences of my computer. How in the world do i install led lights and that sort of stuff on it lol ? like blue sleeving and can i put led lights on the motherboard itself. or not XD ?
  11. Uhh... That you'll have to go to Youtube. I don't care for that much so I didn't exactly pay much attention to doing that.
  12. oh ok rofl
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