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Old June 30, 2009, 12:20 PM
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oh also I plan on selling my old computer, still in great shape. my friend said there's a board for price-checking computers. could someone link me to the appropriate forum for that please and thanks?
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Old June 30, 2009, 12:28 PM
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Toss it on the off topic if you want an appraisal of its price, the price you'll get from members won't be pretty since we know how much parts are worth. Your better off hawking your old computer to other people who live around you or you know personally. If you know how much you want it for put your rig up as whole or parting out on the buy/sell/trade section
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Old June 30, 2009, 12:29 PM
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i'm just going by NCIX pricing. where are you getting your prices from? also it's more like $2100... if that helps haha

intel i7 920 quad core 2.66GHz ($300)
Asus P6T x58 SLI SATA2 mobo ($320)
3x2GB corsair core i7 memory kit ($185)
evga geforce gtx 275 "superclocked" gpu ($248 price-matched)
corsair professional hx750W power supply ($200)
noctua nh-u12p i7 heatpipe cooler ($75)
western digital caviar 750GB sata2 7200rpm HDD ($109)
samsung sata 22x dvd writer ($26)
cooler master haf 932 tower ($150 price matched)
LG w2242 22 inch widescreen (8000:1, 2ms) ($230)

i also forgot to include the sound card (SB x-FI xtreme, $50), keyboard/mouse ($38), construction/testing ($50), vista (i know i know... $140). that's also not including any mail-in rebates

edit: ok thanks crossfire. and yeah he said people would give me 2 price checks, a real one and one for people who dont know computers haha

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Old June 30, 2009, 01:31 PM
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Use our in-house price comparison engine! :)

Here's the list of stuff that I found..... then go to NCIX and use the PM function

i7 920: 309
P6T: 225
RAM: 125
VID: 218
PSU: 114
CPU cooling: 80
HDD: 75
DVD: 26
Case: 159
Screen: 209
Vista: 125

Leave the Vista out of this list and use the Windows 7 for free... I run it on three machines... without issues! :) Total before taxes.... ~ $ 1500 or so! Oh and your extra stuff of course.
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Old June 30, 2009, 02:21 PM
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well i've got it down to just under $2,000 with all the mumbo-jumbo included (even S&H and vista). could you give me more info on windows 7? would there be a way for me to get NCIX to install the OS onto my computer for me when they build and test it you think?
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Old June 30, 2009, 02:33 PM
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You can always give NCIX a call and ask if they are willing to install W7 for you..... likely not.... But installing it yourself is not very hard though. Download the x32/x64 ISO from here and don't forget your product key! Burn it on a dvd and install it on your new PC! Easy as pie! Oh... use the x64 version as it will allow you to use more memory! :)
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Old June 30, 2009, 03:03 PM
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hmm, interesting proposal... i am feeling pretty cheap haha. maybe i will give this a try. thanks for all the help guys, ive got my computer down to about $2150 including tax, shipping, insurance, etc. pretty happy aboot that
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Old June 30, 2009, 04:34 PM
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the monitor
the one you want is from LG and contrast is 8000:1
There is a samsung, same price, but far more elegant, 20 000:1, the frame looks better, but 3ms slower than the LG
the monitor
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Old June 30, 2009, 04:39 PM
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yeah i saw a bunch of nice 5ms response monitors, but i really wanted the 2ms. thanks though
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Old June 30, 2009, 05:06 PM
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With the topic of Vista, to help also seal the deal, its a Release Candidate, which is basically one step before its a on the market for sale. Also, myself i used Vista on my old rig, through Win7 on this new one (in the sig) and it runs fantastic, thinking of actually throwing it on my old rig and my parents' computer because of its better performance then Vista and it seems the word on the forums, at least one member or two, has found it runs better then xp on an old P4 (and my parents' rig is a Pentium D)
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