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Final parts on the way.
12-08-2010, 10:59 PM,
#1
Final parts on the way.
Well I finally have everything on the way.

Started Black friday with.
AMD Phenom II X4 925 Deneb 2.8GHz $129 and comes with $15 newegg credit
and then ASRock 870 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 870 for $79.99 on black friday. Newegg then gave $20 off for the combo. $189 for the pair + $15 in a credit.
Got the $35 Antec Two Hundred V2 case and the Antec Earthwats 650W PSU for $40 after rebate
Combod the case with Windows 7 home premium for only $75
Finally grabbed the ASUS combo DVD RW drive
So I'm at $357 after rebate with $15 in newegg credit
Last week I snagged the superbiz Samsung spinpoint F3 1TB 32mb cache HD for $50 shipped.
This morning picked up the $35 after rebate Kingston HyperX 4gb (2x2) 1600 RAM from Buy .com
Picked up a Coolermaster Hyper212+ and a tube of Arctic Silver for $30 shipped off Amazon
Finally got a MSI N460GTX Hawk GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB for $160 after rebate and then used my $15 promo credit.

All told after rebates $615 for the build up a bit from the $500 or so I was planning but this includes windows 7 and a better GPU (was going to go with a 5770 or a GTS450 origionally, but these forums convinced me otherwise.) Will reuse my 2yr old Samsung 226BW 22' monitor on 1680x1050 for now.

Anything I should return or swap for a better deal? Thoughts

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12-09-2010, 02:28 AM,
#2
RE: Final parts on the way.
For $615 that's a hell of a deal. Nice buy. Should be awesome when you put it together.
Beast Mode Engaged! CPU: Intel Core i7 950 @ 3.62Ghz 1.25v Heatsink: CM Hyper 212+ Mobo: Asus Rampage III Formula Ram: 12GB Corsair XMS3 @ 1574Mhz GPU: 2x XFX Radeon HD 6870 in Crossfire PSU: Corsair TX950W Optical: Lite-On DVDrw HDD: 2x Samsung F3 500GB in Raid 0 Case: CM HAF 932 See it here!
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12-09-2010, 03:02 AM, (This post was last modified: 12-09-2010, 03:02 AM by Andrew J.)
#3
RE: Final parts on the way.
Awesome build. Make sure to take pictures!
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12-16-2010, 12:14 AM,
#4
RE: Final parts on the way.
All the parts are here, minus the hyper 212+

Have tomorrow morning off from work so decided to build it with the stock cooler for now and upgrade in a week or so.

Got the psu in the case and the mobo on the box, gpu and ram in, and she POSTS!!

Now the much longer process of case assebly wiring and finding those darn headers.
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12-16-2010, 09:16 AM,
#5
RE: Final parts on the way.
Best to use your motherboard manual for the headers Wink

Glad to hear that your PC posts without any problem. Hope we get to see some pictures eventually Big Grin
Laptop: MSI GS30 Shadow-045 Dimensions: 12.6" x 8.9" x 0.8" 2.65lbs CPU: Intel Core i7-4870HQ Quad-Core + Hyper-Threading OC 2.5-3.9GHz RAM: 16GB DDR3 1600MHz Video Card: Intel Iris Pro 5200 Storage: 2x128GB SDD RAID0 Audio: ASUS Xonar U3 USB Sound Card + Audio-Technica ATH-M50 headphones Screen: 13.3" - 1920 x 1080 IPS + 27" Dell P2715Q IPS 3840 x 2160 Keyboard: Filco Majestouch MX Cherry Blue Mouse: Logitech MX518
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