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Old March 10, 2013, 01:39 PM
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Hey folks I was going to build a system based I3570K or I3370K Z77 motherboard and possibly a
660ti or 670 GPU and a friend of mine put me on to the below system which i priced out at $3370 before taxes. It's 10 months old and I can get it for $1700. Number 1 question is should I go for it and any issues with the below specs that anyone can comment on.

CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K Sandy Bridge-E 12M Cache (6 Cores / 12 Threads) @ 4.2G @ 1.285V (idle 34'/ Load 61')
MotherBoard: Asus Rampage IV Extreme
CPU Cooling: CORSAIR Hydro Series H100 Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
HDD1: Scandisk Extreme 120g SSD x2 ( 240g ) in Raid 0 (Read: 1080Mb's/Write: 1020Mb's)
HDD2: 500G Wd ( Backup Drive )
Monitor: Acer H274HL 27" Widescreen LED Monitor 1920 x 1080
OS: Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition
PSU: XFX ProSeries 1250W 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply
RAM: 32G (8x4) Samsung Low profile DDR 1600 (9-9-9-28)
Case: CoolMaster Haf-X
Mouse: Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse Black 20 Buttons 8200 dpi Mouse
KeyBoard: Alienware TactX

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Old March 10, 2013, 01:50 PM
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You going to be using it for gaming or everyday stuff. For less you can build your self a good rig using the i5 quad cores K series.
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Old March 10, 2013, 01:53 PM
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I was going to mainly use it for gaming and doing some photo edits within Lightroom and some home video movie making.
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Old March 10, 2013, 02:59 PM
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Buy buy buy, you cannot possibly get a better deal than that. Where is this deal at anyways? Lol

Seriously its a sick deal. Most of those components are all under manuf warranty and are probably at most a year old, so what. Try offering 1500, they may take that. Cpu and mob alone are well over 800 dollars before taxes. Qaulity 200+ psu. And everything else is a bonus.
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Old March 10, 2013, 03:09 PM
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The only thing I'm not a big fan of is the 1080p monitor. I might be in the minority here, but IMO any monitor 24" or larger should be 1900X1200 at the very least.

Other than that (and it wouldn't be a deal breaker for me personally), looks like great components.
ASUS ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming (WiFi AC) / i7 8700K / 2X 8G XPG Spectrix D40 (3000) / XFX XTR 750 / ASUS Strix GTX 1070ti
AZZA Titan 240 / Custom WC / Intel 730 Series 480GB SSD / Intel 760p 512GB NVMe / Seagate Barracuda 1TB / ASUS SWIFT PG279Q

Asrock AM1H-ITX / AM1 Athlon 5350 / 1X4G Gskill PC3-14900 / Intel 6235 Wi-Fi / 90W Targus Power Brick / Uncased 256GB Sandisk Z400S SSD / Mini-Box M350 / 24" Westinghouse L2410NM
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Old March 10, 2013, 03:52 PM
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Replies look positive so far. In regards to the offer I had initially countered to his asking price of $2100 with $1450 and then $1600 so he's countered me with $1800 and I've asked for settling at $1700 waiting on his reply. Even $1800 I thought was good.
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