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#1 Pancho Lefty

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Posted 11 June 2011 - 03:38 PM

This is the first time I am attempting to build a new computer. I am a bit confused about what parts work together, so I figured I would start by looking at the "combo" section of newegg. My price range is between 800-1000.

Here is what I am thinking of getting: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.660820

This comes out to $933

Feel free to give any advice on how to upgrade the build within my price range. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

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#2 killerx525

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Posted 11 June 2011 - 06:49 PM

Sweet combo deal :thumbsup:

>Michael 
System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
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Posted 11 June 2011 - 07:28 PM

You're saving $80 before rebates, not too bad.

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 02:32 AM

You're saving $80 before rebates, not too bad.

I didn't see the rebates parts :mellow: The only thing i dislike about this combo build is the Seagate hard drive, prefer Western Digital but no issues really.

>Michael 
System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
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Posted 12 June 2011 - 02:02 PM

I would also personally prefer WD drives, out of habit, but also greater cost savings without rebates.

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 07:54 PM

I have a hard drive list order which usually refer to when purchasing a hard drive.

1.Western Digital
2.Seagate
3.Samsung
4.Hitachi

>Michael 
System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
Games: APB: Reloaded, Hours played: 3100+  System2: Late 2011 Macbook Pro 15inch   OFw63FY.png





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