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January 19, 2012 12:16:26 AM

Hey guys im looking for a good $800 rig, I have some parts picked out but i need assistance with the other parts. Heres what i have so far:

Motherboard: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard @ $121.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

R.A.M: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL $46.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

and uh this is the misc stuff:

Case: NZXT GAMMA Classic Series GAMA-001BK Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ( maybe help me find another? ) $35.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Monitor: ASUS VH242H Black 23.6" 5ms HDMI Full 1080P Widescreen LCD Monitor W/Speakers $169.99 after mail-in rebate card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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I still need the power supply, operating system, graphics card, processor and cooling system (Optional)

what i want to do with this computer is play games like bf3, mw3, MnB, Shogun 2, etc.

Help would be greatly appreciated!

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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 12:28:19 AM

Hey Stanley what about this case its bigger and it has a dock.

Thermaltake V9 BlacX Edition with Docking Station (NewEgg Exclusive) SECC / Mesh ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

was: $109.99 is $74.99 $49.99 after mail-in rebate card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Watch the video.
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January 19, 2012 12:29:57 AM

whats a docking station? heheh its my first build, and also may i have the link?
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 12:42:14 AM

ASUS VH236H Black 23" 2ms Full HD Widescreen LCD Monitor w/ Speakers 300 cd/m2 20000 :1 (ASCR)
was: $199.99 is $169.99 $149.99 after mail-in rebate card
FREE SHIPPING (restrictions apply)
Great LCD

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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January 19, 2012 12:58:03 AM

ok were up to $515
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January 19, 2012 12:59:07 AM

so 520w power supply right?
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January 19, 2012 1:02:05 AM

GIGABYTE GV-N560OC-1GI GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB $235, $215 after rebate
ASRock H61ICAFE LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s $70
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB $99
i5 2400 $190
Antec ECO 620w $60
Team Elite 1333 ram 8gb $36
Cooler Master Elite 360 $40
OS $100

Total: $810 after rebate
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January 19, 2012 1:09:38 AM

Ok heres the updated list of my build:

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit: $100
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600: $47
ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX: $121
ASUS VH236H Black 23" Full HD Widescreen LCD Monitor w/ Speakers: $170
Thermaltake V9 BlacX Edition with Docking Station: $75

Total: $514
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January 19, 2012 1:25:51 AM

were at $516 with the case and mobo you suggested, good job on cutting down on the price !!
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January 19, 2012 1:28:57 AM

um those reviews for the $40 PSU scare me..
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 1:36:33 AM

GIGABYTE Ultra Durable VGA Series GV-R685OC-1GD Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
was: $169.99 $139.99 $119.99 after mail-in rebate card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Free Dirt3 game coupon w/ purchase, limited offer

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January 19, 2012 1:37:16 AM

alright im going with the 2nd suggested psu and the suggested case which brings me to $560
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 1:38:56 AM

stanley2428 said:
alright im going with the 2nd suggested psu and the suggested case which brings me to $560

Can u post what is in? With the prices?
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January 19, 2012 1:40:49 AM

with the video card its $700, seems ok.
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January 19, 2012 1:46:59 AM

Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 :) 
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January 19, 2012 1:52:39 AM

Ok this is my final build:
Thermaltake V9 BlacX Edition with Docking Station
ASUS VH236H Black 23" Full HD Widescreen LCD Monitor w/ Speakers
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable VGA Series GV-R685OC-1GD Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit
SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
ASRock Z68 PRO3 GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX
Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core
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January 19, 2012 2:01:05 AM

its fine, hey will a ATX mobo fit in a Mid ATX, also people said the video card was pretty big...
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 2:12:04 AM

stanley2428 said:
its fine, hey will a ATX mobo fit in a Mid ATX, also people said the video card was pretty big...

OK, Stanley.

What did u choose than, post it here with the prices.

Maybe there could be done some adjustment.
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January 19, 2012 2:15:58 AM

Well, I've ordered it.
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January 19, 2012 2:20:40 AM

Ok, well I really appreciate your time, thank you thank you thank you, I'll send you a picture of it when me and my brother build it!
This is my final build and the prices:

Thermaltake V9 BlacX Edition with Docking Station (NewEgg Exclusive) SECC / Mesh ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $75
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


GIGABYTE Ultra Durable VGA Series GV-R685OC-1GD Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP $140
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC $60
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL $47
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...



ASRock Z68 PRO3 GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $110
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I32100 $125
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Misc:

ASUS VH236H Black 23" Full HD Widescreen LCD Monitor w/ Speakers $170
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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Total: $826:92
we went a little over but its ok! :) 
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 2:21:17 AM

It should run just fine : )
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 2:22:02 AM

stanley2428 said:
Ok, well I really appreciate your time, thank you thank you thank you, I'll send you a picture of it when me and my brother build it!
This is my final build and the prices:

Thermaltake V9 BlacX Edition with Docking Station (NewEgg Exclusive) SECC / Mesh ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $75

GIGABYTE Ultra Durable VGA Series GV-R685OC-1GD Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP $140

SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC $60

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL $47


ASRock Z68 PRO3 GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $110

Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I32100 $125

Misc:

ASUS VH236H Black 23" Full HD Widescreen LCD Monitor w/ Speakers $170

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM $100

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Total: $826:92
we went a little overprice but its ok!

Don't forget about the rebates!
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 2:23:38 AM

You're welcome.
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January 19, 2012 2:25:17 AM

nikorr said:
Don't forget about the rebates!

thank you! so we just print out the forms and send them in?
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 2:28:49 AM

stanley2428 said:
thank you! so we just print out the forms and send them in?

I think the part has to come to your house and u need to take some SKU sticker or something else off of the box and than put it together with the form and ship it.

U know, they hope u don't ship it on time or at all : )

So ship it the first week. Don't procrastinate like I do sometimes : )
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 2:30:55 AM

Yes, send me the pic too : )
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January 19, 2012 2:43:34 AM

so is it a well balanced pc? I mean how well do you think it can run games?
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January 19, 2012 3:14:14 AM

stanley2428 said:
so is it a well balanced pc? I mean how well do you think it can run games?


Most games should run on High -> Very High settings at 1920x1080. Compared to a Walmart $800 build this is going to be a lot faster.

BTW what are you storing your data on? HDD/SSD + DVD drive?
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 3:31:12 AM

caqde said:
Most games should run on High -> Very High settings at 1920x1080. Compared to a Walmart $800 build this is going to be a lot faster.

BTW what are you storing your data on? HDD/SSD + DVD drive?

I have about 3000 DVD's and I don't use them as a back up anymore, because the HDD price was so low, I have now 12+TB in dozen HDD's. and whole bunch of the USB sticks.
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 3:32:11 AM

Of course I burn a DVD every now and than. I still have about 100 standing by : )
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 3:36:20 AM

Did u read the review?

U can OC the card really easy.
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January 19, 2012 3:44:21 AM

nikorr said:
Of course I burn a DVD every now and than. I still have about 100 standing by : )



If the OP doesn't have one it might be a tad bit difficult to install an OS on a bare drive without one unless the OP has access to someone that can get one on a Flash drive..

In my case I have both a DVD-burner and a Blu-Ray burner although I only have about 2-5 DVD's left and 15-20 BD-R disks. I like being able to burn off 25GB at a time for about the price of 4-5 DVD's.
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2012 3:52:46 AM

caqde said:
If the OP doesn't have one it might be a tad bit difficult to install an OS on a bare drive without one unless the OP has access to someone that can get one on a Flash drive..

In my case I have both a DVD-burner and a Blu-Ray burner although I only have about 2-5 DVD's left and 15-20 BD-R disks. I like being able to burn off 25GB at a time for about the price of 4-5 DVD's.

I never made it to the BR. The HDD got so cheap, I never thought about it twice : )
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January 24, 2012 9:55:56 PM

Best answer selected by stanley2428.
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 24, 2012 9:57:39 PM

Thanx for the vote Stanley!
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 24, 2012 9:57:53 PM

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