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Old 06-02-2011, 11:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Suggestions for $800-500 Sandy Bridge Build

I'm trying to find a good list of parts to use for a new build, and I really can't get everything together in my budget-

$800-850 Excluding an OS, and peripherals.

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CM storm enforcer (not the best when it comes to value, but I like it.)
A motherboard with a matte black PCB.
Nvidia Video card- I want a 560 Ti Twin Frozr 2, which is about $235 after MIR I believe, and the 560 Twin Frozr II is like $215 I believe. I could go AMD, but I prefer Nvidia.
EDIT: XFX has a 650w PSU for $70.00 after MIR

If somebody could throw together a rough idea of a build, that would be a great. -BurningSkyline
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Typo in the Title. It should be $800-$850
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i would help you but i have SAT2's to study for, so ill edit this post tomorrow right when i finish the SATII's. k bro?
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i would help you but i have SAT2's to study for, so ill edit this post tomorrow right when i finish the SATII's. k bro?
Sounds good.
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heres a build... the shipping will make it be $846 USD. perfect right?

Case (your desired case made it 870 w/o shipping) : Newegg.com - Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Hard Drive: Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Black WD5002AALX 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
GPU card: Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1460-KR GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
PSU (i personally own this too, real good): Newegg.com - Antec EarthWatts EA750 750W Continuous Power ATX12V version 2.3 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC "compatible with Core i7/Core i5" Power Supply
RAM: Newegg.com - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL
Mobo: Newegg.com - ASRock P67 EXTREME4 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
CPU: Newegg.com - Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K

btw sorry for late reply. had to study for final. slackin atm. 4 day spanish final fml. hope i get som fb on this build as well... seeing as it could be better.... since i chose a full ATX mobo for future upgrade opportunities... could be cheaper if i chose Micro ATX.
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XFX has a 650w Modular PSU for $68 after MIR. Besides the case, everything looks good. I do NOT like the 300 because of it's lack of cable management and what not.
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well, i have the Antec 300, its just more difficult for cable management, especially if u have old optical drives that still use IDE cables. they have a spot specifically for excess wires, and based on waht my friends say (havent actually tried it out) u can remove cables from your PSU(?) so u wont have much excess wires anyway. only extra thing you'd need to do is ziptie and put masking tape on the wires around the edges... thats about it.

You can get the XFX 650W and then go for your chosen case, but the only thing is, i find it really annoying to fill out the MIR cards and sometimes you don't even get it back... when i got my build i based it off of price and MIR, half of which i didn't get back.
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