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Is this combo pack a good deal? (first build, $900.00)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1068626

Seems legit but I can't be for sure. All I really need it for is a speedy pc that can play most games at high-max settings, with at least 60 fps (no aa usually) @ 1920x1080.
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  1. It looks okay.

    The Hive isn't that great, but the high wattage makes up for it.

    How much exactly is the 660 Ti going for?
  2. $300.00 from what I know. So I mean should I just pick my own parts or go with this bundle that will 100% work and has decent discounts?
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    It looks really great.

    Only thing I would really change is the GPU and the PSU.
    The 7950 outperforms the 660 Ti on all games save nVidia-optimized ones, and is a better overclocker.

    The Hive is okay, but really you're paying for a 550w PSU in reality since there's only 46amps on the Hive's +12v rail.
    It's enough for your setup, but yeah. I don't personally like paying for something that's not actually what I'm paying for.
  4. excella1221 said:
    It looks really great.

    Only thing I would really change is the GPU and the PSU.
    The 7950 outperforms the 660 Ti on all games save nVidia-optimized ones, and is a better overclocker.

    The Hive is okay, but really you're paying for a 550w PSU in reality since there's only 46amps on the Hive's +12v rail.
    It's enough for your setup, but yeah. I don't personally like paying for something that's not actually what I'm paying for.


    True, but isn't the 7950 at least $50.00 more?
  5. No.

    Cheapest 7950 on Newegg(don't bother with $299 reference Powercolor)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006

    660 Ti prices are kinda hard to tell since some of them are hidden by Newegg which kinda annoys me. Cheapest visible one though is:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125440
  6. Okay! About to (finally!) purchase my first gaming pc. Gonna swap the GPU, not sure if I am antsy enough about the PSU to care (any good deals or recommendations there?). The GPU swap won't complicate anything either, right?

    Sorry for the noob questions. Still getting away from consoles and into PC, rough transition right away.

    (EDIT: I was being dumb about the pricing; was thinking of 670 vs 7970, derp)
  7. Would you be Crossfire-ing in the future?
    If so, let's up the PSU to 750w so you won't have to upgrade wattage by then.
  8. Best answer selected by cadestaker.
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