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Old March 21, 2013, 04:03 PM
Join Date: May 2009
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Default Buying used or build

Had a post earlier on some used set up and fell thru. I've now come upon 2 systems advertised #1 for $1600 all parts between 1 and 3 months receipts available I think I may be able to get it for $1500 is it to much and should I go for it or not. Then there's a water cooled available they were asking $1300 it can be had for $1050.00

So my question is what one should I go for I'm favoring the I3570K and are the prices good?

Specifications are:

Case and Fans - Thermaltake Chaser MK-1 ATX Full Tower Computer Case 4X5.25 6X3.5 INT USB 3.0

- 2 X Rosewill RFA-120-BL 120mm 4 Blue LEDs LED Case Fans

Motherboard - MSI Z77 Mpower ATX LGA1155 Z77 DDR3 3PCI-E16 4PCI-E1 SATA3 DVI HDMI VGA SLI USB3.0

CPU - Intel Core i5 3570K Unlocked Quad Core Processor LGA1155 3.4GHZ Ivy Bridge 6MB Retail

SSD - Intel 330 Series 180GB 2.5in SSD MLC 25nm SATA3 Solid State Disk Drive Retail Maple Crest

HDD - Western Digital AV-GP 1TB 64MB 3GB/S SATA 3.5IN Internal Hard Drive OEM

CPU Cooler - Corsair Cooling Hydro Series H100 Extreme Performance CPU Cooler System LGA1366 2011 1156 1155 AM2 AM3

- Corsair Air Series SP120 120MM 2350RPM 62.74CFM 35DBA High Static Pressure Fan Dual Pack

GPU in SLI - ASUS GeForce GTX 660 Ti DirectCU OC 1058MHZ 2GB 6GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Video Card (DC2O-2GD5)

- ASUS GeForce GTX 660 Ti DirectCU OC 1058MHZ 2GB 6GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Video Card (DC2O-2GD5)

Memory - Crucial Ballistix Tactical Tracer Orange+Blue LED's 16GB 4X4GB PC3-12800 DDR3-1600 1.5V CL8

PSU - Cooler Master Silent Pro M2 850W 80+ Silver ATX 12V V2.3 Power Supply 20/24PIN w/ Silent 135mm Fan

OR i can get the following for $1050.00

System Highlights:
XFX Radeon 7970 HD Double D
Intel Core i5 2500K Quad Core Unlocked Processor
Seasonic X Series 760W Power Supply
Corsair Neutron Series GTX 240GB SATA3 Solid State Drive
G.SKILL TridentX 8GB (2X4GB) DDR3-2400 Memory.

Water Cooling loop Higlights:

Swiftech MCR140-QP Radiator - Single 140MM Fan
Swiftech MCR240-QP Radiator-Dual 140MM Fan(s)
Swiftech MCP35X Pump and Reservoir
Swiftech KOMODO-HD7970 Full Cover VGA Waterblock
Alphacool NexXxoS XP≥ Light - Acetal Edition - CPU Waterblock

Thanks folks will wait for feedback :)
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