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Old 07-16-2010, 02:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am looking to get a new system in approx 3 months.

I have a rough budget of 1600 bucks including the SSD drive, the OS and another monitor.

I want a hexacore amd and a fermi nvidia.

I have a few components picked out but some are placeholders like the case (still unsure what look I want) and I cannot decide what cooling to get. this is what I need help with, that and trying to get the best system for 1600 bucks.

must be from US based retailer.

Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case (placeholder but looks allright) 99.95
ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890GX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard 139.99
EVGA 01G-P3-1467-AR GeForce GTX 465 (Fermi) Superclocked 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 269.99
Thermaltake Toughpower XT TPX-875M 875W ATX 12V v2.3 / EPS 12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 184.99 or...
Thermaltake Toughpower W0132RU 1000W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active ... 334.99
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Thuban 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor 295.99
CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model 99.99
Corsair Nova Series CSSD-V128GB2-BRKT 2.5" 128GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) 319.00


total 1409 so far haven't decided on the rest.


and the regular HDD the optical drive and the rest can be taken fron my old system.
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i stopped reading when you said this is going to happen in about 3 months...

wait until you are ready because who knows what prices are going to do and what new hard ware is going to be out.
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ok I just wanted a rough estimate LOL.

I guess I will i'm just trying to get my hubby to get it sooner! I hope he can!
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You should get GTX 460 1GB instead of GTX 465, it is better and consume less power
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