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Part 2 of $1800 Gaming Rig - Finale.

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January 17, 2012 11:58:01 PM

Consult http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/332183-31-1800-build-... for the purpose (check first post).

Total: $1754

GIGABYTE Z68XP-UD3 ATX MOBO: $85 after rebates: http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0366193

I5-2500K: $180: http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0354589

WD CAVIAR BLUE 500GB HDD 7200rpm SATA II: $83: http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=HD-W50AAKS: $83

MSI Radeon 7970 GPU: $580: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127645

Patriot Signature 2 x 4GB DDR3 1600 MHz SDRAM: $35: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220570

CM HAF 922: $105: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119197

Crucial M4 128GB SATA III SSD: $182: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148442

ASUS VG236HE 23" 120Hz 2ms LCD Monitor: $320: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...04&Tpk=vg236he

Plantronics Headset: $20: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826265063

Antec Gamer Series 750W PSU: $100: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371049

CM Hyper 212 EVO: $44

Asus 24x DVD Burner: $20: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827135204

^ That is what I came up with. It is a combination of many forums help. What do you think? This is the final topic of this rig. If it isn't in previous thread, I am buying in 1-2 weeks.
January 18, 2012 12:00:01 AM

Impressive! Other than the OS, what are you loading onto the SSD?
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January 18, 2012 12:19:40 AM

BF3, MW3, Dragonball Z Budokai 3, and a few old games like spyro for ps1 and dbz for ps1 and 2.
EDIT: Changing cooler to this: http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Cooling-Hydro--High-Perfo.... I need suggestions on speakers. Any suggestions? I have about $46 left for them.

EDIT2: Will buy bigger HDD around May or so. For now, 500 GB + 250 GB my dad has will do.
EDIT3: Any more opinions?
EDIT4: What Speakers (and sound card, but mainly speakers) should I get? I have about $76 to spend, but if you're only suggesting speakers, please don't use all the $76. Otherwise, feel free to use the whole $76. I will be 2-3' away from them btw.
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January 18, 2012 5:09:33 PM

I would really appreciate some answers to my questions. Any speakers with good bass is fine with me.
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January 18, 2012 7:41:56 PM

I honestly dont need surround sound. Just a normal 2-speaker set with bass will do.
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January 18, 2012 7:46:39 PM

azeem40 said:
I would really appreciate some answers to my questions.

I would appreciate you abiding by the rules and not bumping your threads.
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