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August 9, 2011 12:22:48 AM

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

Thank you !

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August 9, 2011 1:55:41 PM

well under you $780 range. you could bump up your GPU to a 6850 or 6790 maybe even a GTX560 if you wanted.

SAMSUNG CD/DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-222AB - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Item #: N82E16827151233
$18.99

COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Item #: N82E16811119197
-$20.00 Instant
$10.00 Mail-in Rebate
$119.99
$99.99

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Item #: N82E16822152185
-$15.00 Instant
$64.99
$49.99

SAPPHIRE 100328L Radeon HD 6770 1GB GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Item #: N82E16814102940
$20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card
$119.99

XFX Core Edition PRO450W (P1-450S-XXB9) 450W ATX12V 2.2 & ESP12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Item #: N82E16817207012
$10.00 Mail-in Rebate
$54.99

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBXL
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Item #: N82E16820231427
$34.99

ASRock Z68 PRO3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Item #: N82E16813157251
-$10.00 Instant
$129.99
$119.99

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Item #: N82E16819115072
$219.99
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$718.92 + $14.81
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August 9, 2011 5:37:36 PM

looks good lol thnks !
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August 9, 2011 6:32:08 PM

I don't like that build. I'd suggest an H61M/U3S3 ($75 - save $45), and a 2500 ($210, save $10), nd Crucial Ballistix DDR3-1333 ($25, save $10), and use the difference for an HD 6870
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August 9, 2011 6:54:58 PM

H61/67 don't allow overclocking. You will need to start with a P67.
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August 9, 2011 7:35:59 PM

ScrewySqrl said:
I don't like that build. I'd suggest an H61M/U3S3 ($75 - save $45), and a 2500 ($210, save $10), nd Crucial Ballistix DDR3-1333 ($25, save $10), and use the difference for an HD 6870



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


a HD 6870 is way over kill. if The OP thinks he may upgrade to a monitor 1920x1080 then there's enough left in his budget for a 6850.

PowerColor AX6850 1GBD5-DH Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

an HD 6790 would be better than the HD 6770 for the OP price performance wise
HIS H679F1GD Radeon HD 6790 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 $139.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

a comparison from THG:
http://www.tomshardware.com/charts/2011-gaming-graphics...
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August 9, 2011 7:39:26 PM

lp231 said:
H61/67 don't allow overclocking. You will need to start with a P67.


ScrewySqrl's suggestion down graded the CPU to a non "K" i5-2500, so P67 or Z68 is unnecessary.

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August 9, 2011 8:45:27 PM

just saying but Trolling Troll already has a phenom 955 and i would reccommend he stays with it.
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August 9, 2011 9:18:10 PM

jerreddredd said:
ScrewySqrl's suggestion down graded the CPU to a non "K" i5-2500, so P67 or Z68 is unnecessary.

Non K CPU have limited OC so a P67 is still the prefer option unless there is absolutely no ocing, then OP can
select a H61 or H67.

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August 9, 2011 10:20:07 PM

Sure its possible...
But a 6870 on a non-overclocked i5-2500 is going to be a stronger gamer than an overclocked 2500K on a 6770.

even though the user has only a 1440x900 monitor now, the 6870 will let him upgrade easily to a second or third monitor of the same size, or upgrade to a 1920x1080 model
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August 10, 2011 6:34:30 PM

Lol, I dont even know anymore you guys :pt1cable:  I just dont. You know more than me, that if i buy something I dont like i can always exchange it like if i didnt like the non OC edition of the i5 i could always get the k series.( but it would cost 220 $ XD) So what im trying to get out of this is that, I just want a system that will run the latest games on like 1440X900 and I will stick with one moniter tho, So I think the 6850 with the core i5 is the best build..though idk bout the amd one. I havnt been on the forums In ALONG time so im trying to remember everything. And I really do appreciate this ;) 
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August 10, 2011 6:54:59 PM

Oh and ive got a biostar z68 on newegg instead of the asrock one and it's 100 $ with no shipping :) 
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August 10, 2011 7:07:51 PM

trolling troll said:
Lol, I dont even know anymore you guys :pt1cable:  I just dont. You know more than me, that if i buy something I dont like i can always exchange it like if i didnt like the non OC edition of the i5 i could always get the k series.( but it would cost 220 $ XD) So what im trying to get out of this is that, I just want a system that will run the latest games on like 1440X900 and I will stick with one moniter tho, So I think the 6850 with the core i5 is the best build..though idk bout the amd one. I havnt been on the forums In ALONG time so im trying to remember everything. And I really do appreciate this ;) 


GET BOTH the 6870 and the 2500K

use my build and substitute the 6770 GPU for this one

SAPPHIRE 100314-3L Radeon HD 6870 1GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

the total with shipping should be 781.75
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August 10, 2011 7:11:18 PM

trolling troll said:
Oh and ive got a biostar z68 on newegg instead of the asrock one and it's 100 $ with no shipping :) 


that works too. I just think the ASRock mb is better. My opinion though
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August 10, 2011 8:54:57 PM

Lol does that include a OS ? icr if I asked for one XD
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August 10, 2011 8:59:08 PM

windows 7 home premium OEM is $99.99 everywhere
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August 10, 2011 9:23:36 PM

Lol I am a scrub when it comes to software...erm do you need an OS to play games and such ?
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August 10, 2011 9:37:06 PM

yes. you need an OS to just boot the PC up :) 

Windows is the preference as all games use it.
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