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December 29, 2012 7:03:17 PM

A guy on craigslist is selling a computer with the following specs for $1200. I was looking at making a similar build myself for around the same price. Is this something I should jump on?

Case: Azza Solono 1000
Processor: I7-3820
GPU: GTX 660Ti
MotherBoard: ASRock X79 Extreme6
HDD: Western Digital WD RE4 WD5003ABYX 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
Power Supply: CORSAIR HX Series HX750 750W
Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133
CPU Fan: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler
DVD: ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner
Wireless receiver: TP-LINK TL-WN722N Wireless N150 High Gain USB Adapter, 150Mbps

My build was
Graphics Card- GIGABYTE GV-R787OC-2GD Radeon HD 7870
CPU-Intel Core i5-3330
SSD-Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 2.5" 64GB SATA III MLC
HDD-Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB
RAM-G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin
Motherboard-GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD3H LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX
Case-LIAN LI Lancool PC-K62 Black 0.8 mm SECC, Plastic + Mesh ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Power Supply-SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE
Optic Drive- ASUS 24X DVD Burner

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December 29, 2012 7:26:50 PM

I think he's overpriced and would recommend you build your own. My only recommendations for consideration would be to increase SSD to 128GB and substitute Corsair Ram for the Ripjaw.

Good luck!
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December 31, 2012 2:34:33 PM

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