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    Is this worth $836?

    I am thinking about building a new computer, and I only have $900 to spend. Does this sound good?

    DVD / CD Drive 1: LG 24X DVD Burner - $18
    DVD / CD Drive 2: LG 24X DVD Burner - $18
    DVD / CD Drive 3: AeroCool X-1000 Fan Controller - $50

    Hard Drive 1 (Boot): ADATA Premier Pro SP600 32GB SSD, 2.5" - $45
    Hard Drive 2 (Storage): Toshiba 2TB HDD, 3.5" - $100

    RAM: 16 GB Of Kingston HyperX 1600 MHz Memory - $115
    Processor: Intel Core i5-2380P @ 3.10 GHz - $185
    Motherboard: ECS P67H2-A2 Black Deluxe Motherboard - $80
    Power Supply: XION AXP-700K14XE 700W Power Supply - $70
    Graphics Card: Visiontek Radeon HD 6770 Video Card 1 GB GDDR5 - $85

    Fans: 4 x Coolmax CMF-1225-BL 120mm Blue Fans - $6 each.

    Case: Thermaltake V3 Black Edition - $35


    I am Buying this all from TigerDirect. The links are below.


    SSD: ADATA Premier Pro SP600 32GB Solid State Drive - 2.5 Form Factor, SATA III 6 Gb/s, Up To 360 MB/s Read Speed, Up To 130 MB/s Write Speed (ASP600S3-32GM-C) at TigerDirect.com

    HDD: Toshiba 2TB Internal Hard Disk Drive - 3.5 Form Factor, SATA III 6 Gb/s, 7,200 RPM, 64MB Buffer (HDKPC09) at TigerDirect.com

    RAM: Kingston HyperX Black KHX16C10B1BK2/16 16GB Desktop Memory Module Kit - DDR3, 2x8GB, 1600MHz, CL10, DIMM, 240 Pin, Unbuffered, 1.5V at TigerDirect.com

    Motherboard: ECS P67H2-A2 Black Deluxe Motherboard - Socket H2 (LGA1155), Intel P67 Express, DDR3-2133MHz (O.C.), SATA 6.0 Gb/s, RAID, SLI/CrossFireX Ready, Dual Gigabit LAN, USB 3.0 at TigerDirect.com

    Processor: Intel BX80623I52380P Core i5-2380P Processor - Quad Core, 6MB L3 Cache, 1MB L2 Cache, 3.10GHz (3.40GHz Max Turbo), Socket H2 (LGA1155), 95W, Fan, Retail at TigerDirect.com

    DVD Drives: LG 24X DVD Burner - M-Disc Support, Silent, Jamless Play, SATA Interface, 24x DVD-ROM Transfer Rate, 48x CD-ROM Transfer Rate (GH24NS95B) at TigerDirect.com

    Card Reader: Sabrent CRW-UINB 7-Slot USB 2.0 Internal Memory Card Reader & Writer - Aluminum, SDHC/SDXC/M2, USB 2.0, Black, 3.5, Self Powered, SDHC, MicroSD Support at TigerDirect.com

    Power Supply: XION AXP-700K14XE 700W Power Supply - 700W, ATX, 80 Plus Bronze, 140mm Fan, SLI Ready, Cross Fire Ready at TigerDirect.com

    Case: Thermaltake V3 Black Edition Mid Tower Case - ATX, Micro ATX, 120mm LED Fan, 4x 5.25 Bays, 5x 3.5 Bays at TigerDirect.com

    Graphics: Visiontek Radeon HD 6770 Video Card - 1GB GDDR5, PCI-Express 2.1 (x16), DirectX 11, CrossFireX, (400898) at TigerDirect.com

    Fans: Coolmax CMF-1225-BL 120mm UV LED Cooling Case Fan - Blue at TigerDirect.com

    Fan Controller: AeroCool X-1000 Strike-X-X1000 Fan Controller - Controls 5 Fans, LED, Supports Up To 25W Per Fan Channel, Turns Fans Off, Overheating & fail Alarm, 2xUSB 3.0 Ports, 2xAudio Ports at TigerDirect.com



    Is this all worth $836?

    Thanks! -Jake

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    By the looks, CPU is horrible, GPU Is.. well as far as i know it can run bf3 ultra just not sure on resolution.
    Everything else seems fine but i'm on phone so i havent had a good look

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    Ya i would get a better CPU and GPU. Also there's no point in two DVD burners.
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    No point in half of that stuff, compare it to popular YouTube's PC's

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    Nah it's not.
    GPU isn't good for it's time and the CPU isn't the best either.
    Look for at least a 660Ti for the GPU and at least an i5 2500k (I prefer intel)

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    Quote Originally Posted by uhZylon View Post
    By the looks, CPU is horrible, GPU Is.. well as far as i know it can run bf3 ultra just not sure on resolution.
    Everything else seems fine but i'm on phone so i havent had a good look
    No, 7770 can barely run ultra.

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    16 gigs? LOL. you should cut that down to 8 and no fan controller and yeah better gpu, and cpu (I'd wait for Geforce GTX 700 or Radeon HD 8000 lower end cards to come out)

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    Quote Originally Posted by AccountSella2 View Post
    Is this all worth $836?
    http://www.pcdiy.com.au/ad/Gamer%20Desktop.pdf
    use that as a guide ^
    i think you need to get a better processor, and get hd7770.

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    Dont buy the radeon!!!!! buy nvidia or something and get a better procesor

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    Quote Originally Posted by Velocity View Post


    http://www.pcdiy.com.au/ad/Gamer%20Desktop.pdf
    use that as a guide ^
    i think you need to get a better processor, and get hd7770.
    use Logical Increments - PC Buying Guide .

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    Am I the only one wondering why he needs 700W PSU for a build that small?

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