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Tier 4 build (Updated with completed pics)
04-14-2012, 09:30 AM, (This post was last modified: 04-17-2012, 10:38 AM by TwinTiger.)
Tier 4 build (Updated with completed pics)
After two months of extra work and patience, I finally have all the pieces for my new tier 4 build

i5-2500K 3.3 GHz :: 179.99
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 :: 99.99
Corsair 8GB DDR3 1600MHz :: 51.84
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 560 Ti :: 199.99
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 120 GB SSD :: 127.99
Seagate Barracuda 500 GB HDD :: 85.99
LG SATA 22X DVDRW :: 17.99
Antec Earthwatts GREEN 650W v2.3 :: 59.99
Cooler Master 922 HAF :: 81.99
Corsair A50 CPU cooler :: 24.99
ASUS Xonar 5.1 Sound Card :: 26.99

Total Cost: $957.74

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Not pictured/reusing:
ACER S231HL Monitor
Razer Lycosa Keyboard
Logitec MX Revolution

I'll make sure to get pictures once it's all put together. Which will hopefully be within a few weeks.

And yes: that is an upside-down lampshade in the background.

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Since I built this rig for Diablo 3, I've since tested it within the game and am happy to report that I experience absolutely NO LAG! SO HAPPY!

Mathieu, Thank you SO MUCH for this awesome website. It made putting together a computer so much easier than buying a "combo" at Newegg and hoping for the best.

04-14-2012, 08:17 PM,
Finally Got All My Pieces (Tier 4 build)
Congrats on the purchase. Now have fun assembling!
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 CPU: Intel Core i7 3930K CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 GPU: EVGA GTX 650 2GB SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB HDDs: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB and Western Digital VelociRaptor 500 GB Motherboard: Asus P9X79 Pro RAM: 8x8GB (64GB) G. Skill Ripjaws Z 1600MHz Optical Drives: two Asus DRWB1ST PSU: Seasonic X650 80+ Gold Keyboard: Das Keyboard Professional S Mouse: Logitech Performance MX Tablet: Logitech T650 Monitors: NEC P241W and NEC PA241W Speakers: Bose Companion 3 Operating System: Windows 8 Pro 64 bit
04-15-2012, 06:50 PM,
RE: Finally Got All My Pieces (Tier 4 build)
Good luck with the build!
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CPU: Intel i5 2500k Motherboard: ASRock Extreme 3 Gen 3 Z68 Video Card: Sapphire Radeon 6870 Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8gb Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 550w Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB Case: Antec 300 Illusion Monitor: ASUS 23" 5ms 1080p Mouse: Logitech G500
04-17-2012, 11:38 AM,
RE: Tier 4 build (Updated with completed pics)
Just uploaded completed pictures! God I love it!
04-17-2012, 12:10 PM,
RE: Tier 4 build (Updated with completed pics)
Awesome. Looks great Smile
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