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Old March 21, 2012, 09:28 PM
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Ok here is what I have so far

120GB Intel 520 SSD
Corsair CMZ16GX3M4X1866C9R Vengeance 16GB 4X4GB
LG BH12LS38 12X Blu Ray Rewriter Bdrw SATA Black Lightscribe 3D Playback
Antec Eleven Hundred Case
4 Enermax Blue LED case fans
Corsair H80 CPU Cooler

Here is what I am looking at which I am buying and will likely upgrade next year:

Intel i7-3820 $334.99
Asus P9X79 $269.99
Asus ENGTX550 Ti DCU 1GB $129.99
Corsair AX750 PSU $179.99
Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200 RPM $139.99

I am checking with a local store to see what kind of a deal on the preceding 5 parts they will give me.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,
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Old March 23, 2012, 10:10 PM
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I'd get an xfx 750w power supply instead for about half the price compared to the corsair. And then use that money towards a 560ti instead.
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Old March 24, 2012, 03:18 AM
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I'd suggest waiting for the mid-range Kepler cards, although don't really know when they'll be launched.
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Old March 24, 2012, 04:47 AM
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Ok here is what I have so far

120GB Intel 520 SSD
Corsair CMZ16GX3M4X1866C9R Vengeance 16GB 4X4GB
LG BH12LS38 12X Blu Ray Rewriter Bdrw SATA Black Lightscribe 3D Playback
Antec Eleven Hundred Case
4 Enermax Blue LED case fans
Corsair H80 CPU Cooler

Here is what I am looking at which I am buying and will likely upgrade next year:

Intel i7-3820 $334.99
Asus P9X79 $269.99
Asus ENGTX550 Ti DCU 1GB $129.99
Corsair AX750 PSU $179.99
Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200 RPM $139.99

I am checking with a local store to see what kind of a deal on the preceding 5 parts they will give me.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,
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Old March 24, 2012, 06:37 AM
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so what are you using this machine for? If you are gaming please list the games and what resolution you will be playing at.

I 2nd the motion of changing the psu, this would be a better choice,
Seasonic M12II 750W EPS12V 20/24PIN ATX Power Supply PFC 80+ Bronze Modular 8PIN PCI-E 120MM Fan $129.99
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Old March 24, 2012, 08:46 AM
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I got the i7-3820 for 289.99 the hard drive for 12 dollars less and I got the 550ti 2GB for $150, I figure I will be changing the video card when the mid range keplers come out, it will do me for now.
This is also my first build so it is more to learn how to put things together and setting it up so the next time will be easier.

I will be price matching the motherboard P9X79 Pro and the power supply with memory express hopefully I can find some good prices online.


Thanks for all the help
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