Need help purchasing parts

Hello everyone my friend got a EVGA x58 FTW3 last year and he just got his tax return so he wants to get parts for his computer. he already has a LGA 1366 i7-930 intel 2.8. all he wants is a:

Hard Drive
Video Card $400

all that for at least less than $900. please link me from tigerdirect if you can. newegg is fine too. thanks for all your help. :)
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  1. Best answer
    Video card is a no-brainer: - Sapphire Radeon HD 7870
    BD-R burner: - LG BD-R Burner
    HD: - Seagate 1TB
    PSU: - Seasonic X750 Gold
    RAM: - Kingston Hyper X

    Total: $785 - you can use the difference to get either a nice SSD or a good cooling solution.
  2. Mbernardo said:

    The 570 is a good choice, but now the 7870 easily eclipses it:,3148.html

    OCZ PSUs are very questionable reliability at best, and I do not recommend getting the Vengeance RAM with the tall heat sinks as that will interfere with any aftermarket heat sinks you plan on using.

    Try these:

    PSU: - Corsair TX750
    RAM: - Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB
    Video Card: - Sapphire Radeon 7870
  3. Whats the best video card out there right now?
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