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Old December 4, 2009, 09:07 AM
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check this one
, it came with a 420 w


Newegg.ca - Antec Three Hundred + BP430 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 430W Power Supply - Computer Cases
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Old December 4, 2009, 09:18 AM
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It's an alright PSU, but I'd spend the extra $10 to go with the Seasonic instead.
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Old December 4, 2009, 09:34 AM
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CPU:
AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition Dual Core Processor Socket AM3 3.1GHZ 7MB Cache 80W Retail Box
($109.94) PM'ed

Motherboard:
Gigabyte MA790XT-UD4P AMD790X ATX AM3 DDR3 2PCI-E SATA2 RAID Sound GLAN Motherboard
($125.73 [+$10 MIR])
PM'ed

Power Supply:
Corsair CMPSU-400CX 400CX 400W ATX 12V 30A Power Supply Active PFC 120MM Fan
($53.99 [+$16 MIR])

Graphics Card:
XFX GeForce 9800GT 600MHZ 512MB 1.8GHZ GDDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I HDCP HDTV Out Video Card
($104.99) PM'ed

Case:
Antec Three Hundred Mini Tower Gaming Case 300 ATX 3X5.25 6X3.5INT No PS Front USB & Audio
($49.99) PM'ed

OS:
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64BIT DVD OEM
($111.79) PM'ed

HDD:
Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB 7200RPM 32MB Dual Proc SATA 3.5IN Hard Drive OEM 5YR MFR Warranty
($61.44) PM'ed

RAM:
OCZ Gold OCZ3G1600LV4GK 4GB DDR3 2X2GB DDR3-1600 PC3-12800 CL 8-8-8-24 Dual Channel Memory Kit
($117.74 +[$30 MIR]) PM'ed

Total = $735.62 + $56 MIR

The CPU+Motherboard combo allows for a possible unlocking to quad core. I'm assuming you'd would be able to try to unlock it. Even if it doesn't it's still a nice dual core. Perineum has recommended the combo in other posts in this section.

For the PM+ MIR you can PM to a site that's lower without an MIR to NCIX and still get the MIR on top of the better price. Some of these prices are deals that expire in ~5 days.

I think 400W should be fine for this system assuming you don't plan to overclock. Hopefully I didn't exclude any components.
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Old December 4, 2009, 09:38 AM
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so like this :



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SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 4770 100277HDMI Video Card
Item #:N82E16814102853
Return Policy: VGA Standard Return Policy

$104.99
1
Kingston 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Dual Channel Kit Memory
Item #:N82E16820134046
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy

$54.99
1
Intel Pentium E6300 2.8GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor
Item #:N82E16819116091
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy

-$3.00 Instant
$87.99
$84.99
1
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 1-Pack for System Builders
Item #:N82E16832116752
Return Policy: Software Return Policy

$121.99
1
SeaSonic SS-400ET Bronze 400W Power Supply
Item #:N82E16817151076
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

$69.99
1
GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3L ATX Intel Motherboard
Item #:N82E16813128372
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

-$10.00 Instant
$119.99
$109.99
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Pioneer CD/DVD Burner Black IDE Model DVR-118LBK LabelFlash Support
Item #:N82E16827129043
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

$35.99
1
Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #:N82E16822136320
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

-$5.00 Instant
$79.99
$74.99
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Antec Three Hundred Black Computer Case
Item #:N82E16811129042
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

-$40.00 Instant
$89.99
$49.99


Grand Total: $707.91
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Old December 4, 2009, 09:40 AM
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Alternatively to the card I suggested above,

Powercolor Radeon HD PCs 4850 625MHZ 512MB GDDR3 PCI-E VGA DVI-I HDMI Video Card

($116.60) PM'ed

It's a more powerful card for about $12 more.

Edit: Above I missed a DVD-Drive

Samsung SH-S222A/BEBE 22X Dual Layer DVD Writer Black IDE OEM
($27.99)

So just add ~$30 to the total in my previous post.
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interesting AMD option Fox
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9600 will do it no problem at all even a 48 stream core 1. mine handled cod5 waw at 720p got a minimum of 45 fps ( great little card if you catch them on sale ) i sold it to bt i think he's liking it just fine
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so like this :



1
SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 4770 100277HDMI Video Card
Item #:N82E16814102853
Return Policy: VGA Standard Return Policy

$104.99
1
Kingston 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Dual Channel Kit Memory
Item #:N82E16820134046
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy

$54.99
1
Intel Pentium E6300 2.8GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor
Item #:N82E16819116091
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy

-$3.00 Instant
$87.99
$84.99
1
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 1-Pack for System Builders
Item #:N82E16832116752
Return Policy: Software Return Policy

$121.99
1
SeaSonic SS-400ET Bronze 400W Power Supply
Item #:N82E16817151076
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

$69.99
1
GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3L ATX Intel Motherboard
Item #:N82E16813128372
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

-$10.00 Instant
$119.99
$109.99
1
Pioneer CD/DVD Burner Black IDE Model DVR-118LBK LabelFlash Support
Item #:N82E16827129043
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

$35.99
1
Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #:N82E16822136320
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

-$5.00 Instant
$79.99
$74.99
1
Antec Three Hundred Black Computer Case
Item #:N82E16811129042
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

-$40.00 Instant
$89.99
$49.99


Grand Total: $707.91
Looks good to me.
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interesting AMD option Fox
The 550BE will beat the e6300 almost every test stock, given that it has a chance to be unlocked to a quad, it is a better processor all around; it is also more expensive though. Additionally the AMD setup would come with faster DDR3 RAM while the intel uses DDR2, I believe, which is increasing in price daily.

Here are a couple reviews comparing the 550BE, e6300 and others, the 550BE stock is ahead in almost every test by a fair bit.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...x2,2324-6.html
AnandTech: The Athlon II X2 & Phenom II X2: 45nm Dual-Core from AMD

Depending on what the budget is, you could get an aftermarket cooler, 212+ ($23.65) and from what I've read, these chips should be able to reach 3.6-3.8ghz as a dual or quad if it unlocks properly. Given that for this system:

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Test System & Setup

Processor: Intel Core i7 920(ES) @ 4.0Ghz (Turbo Mode Enabled)
Memory: Corsair 3x2GB Dominator DDR3 1600Mhz
Motherboard: Gigabyte EX58-UD5
Cooling: CoolIT Boreas mTEC + Scythe Fan Controller
Disk Drive: Pioneer DVD Writer
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB
Power Supply: Corsair HX1000W
Monitor: Samsung 305T 30 widescreen LCD
OS: Windows Vista Ultimate x64 SP1
with a 4850 draws 289W at full load, the corsair unit should allow for enough overclocking headroom with the 550BE, if you plan to go the overclocking route, (who can turn down free performance?)

Even with the stock heatsink, you should be able to boost it a bit without increasing the voltage.

Edit: There is also 4gigs of DDR3 vs 2gigs DDR2... Hmm.. maybe I missed a part in my final price, it seems low considering.. I'll check it after class..

Edit #2: I recounted and I think I got everything. With the DVD-Rom and 4850 it would be $775.21 before tax/shipping with $56 in rebates.
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