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post #4891 of 9059
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$80 CPU that can have better deal. AMD 8xxx CPU was on sale for same price and is magnitudes better during BF
$50 Mobo.
$15 DVD R/W
4GB RAM? It's the same price as 8GB RAM, so why pay $50 for it when you can get an 8GB from a better company
$10 Cooler 
$35 1TB HDD
$30 Case (
$270

You can get better parts, and self choose your case, RAM, CPU etc.

Considering you have to go through a rebate, I wouldn't say its a good deal

You can get an Fx-8xxx for $80? $35 1TB HDD? What vendors?

I went on Pcpartpicker and found out that the bundle costs less (after rebate of course) than picking parts.

Maybe I'll buy better parts to replace some of the bundle items.

Then I'll save the rest to make something crappy, maybe...

Even though there's more customization from self pick, it does cost more...
Edited by DonutDeflector - 2/27/14 at 4:26pm
post #4892 of 9059
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You can get an Fx-8xxx for $80? $35 1TB HDD? What vendors?

I went on Pcpartpicker and found out that the bundle costs less (after rebate of course) than picking parts.

Maybe I'll buy better parts to replace some of the bundle items.

Then I'll save the rest to make something crappy, maybe...

Even though there's more customization from self pick, it does cost more...

Frequent Deals. Subscribe to Newegg and TD newsletters. They were selling 3TB drives for $80 these past few weeks.

post #4893 of 9059
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Frequent Deals. Subscribe to Newegg and TD newsletters. They were selling 3TB drives for $80 these past few weeks.

Thanks!
post #4894 of 9059
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Thanks!

YUP pc part picker is greaet for building a rig, but when it comes to prize. amazon and New Egg news letters are going to be your best bet. Part Picker is just a check list for me 

post #4895 of 9059
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YUP pc part picker is greaet for building a rig, but when it comes to prize. amazon and New Egg news letters are going to be your best bet. Part Picker is just a check list for me 
Can you linky your planned build?
post #4896 of 9059
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Can you linky your planned build?

U already saw it 

post #4897 of 9059
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U already saw it 
Oh, that's what it was. If you're gone get an i7K, then why just skimp on a cooler for a OC? If you're OCing I would go i5K and get a fauncy CLC or custom loop.
post #4898 of 9059
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Frequent Deals. Subscribe to Newegg and TD newsletters. They were selling 3TB drives for $80 these past few weeks.

Those are ext hdd's:

 

http://slickdeals.net/f/6112370-3tb-western-digital-my-book-essentials-usb-3-0-external-hard-drive-80-free-shipping

post #4899 of 9059
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$80 CPU that can have better deal. AMD 8xxx CPU was on sale for same price and is magnitudes better during BF

$50 Mobo.

$15 DVD R/W

4GB RAM? It's the same price as 8GB RAM, so why pay $50 for it when you can get an 8GB from a better company

$10 Cooler 

$35 1TB HDD

$30 Case (

$270

 

You can get better parts, and self choose your case, RAM, CPU etc.

 

Considering you have to go through a rebate, I wouldn't say its a good deal


i think your may be forgetting i do not live in americaland. 

post #4900 of 9059
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There were a few internal ones as well but no matter....pop open the externals, put the int in desky, and sell all the extra parts as a DIY external enclosure stuff on ebay/amazon =profit

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i think your may be forgetting i do not live in americaland. 

Ahh, yeah, forgot about that for y ou guys

post #4901 of 9059
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There were a few internal ones as well but no matter....pop open the externals, put the int in desky, and sell all the extra parts as a DIY external enclosure stuff on ebay/amazon =profit

 

lol whose going to buy those enclosures?

 

Another thing you need to beware of is some of those WD ext hard drives and especially the 2.5inch ones is the hard drive uses WD's proprietary hard drive pcb no sata connection whatsoever.

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lol whose going to buy those enclosures?

 

Another thing you need to beware of is some of those WD ext hard drives and especially the 2.5inch ones is the hard drive uses WD's proprietary hard drive pcb no sata connection whatsoever.

They switched them? Hmm dayum

 

Some people will. Enclosures, and especially the SATA to USB kit inside is very aalluring. 

post #4903 of 9059
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Oh, that's what it was. If you're gone get an i7K, then why just skimp on a cooler for a OC? If you're OCing I would go i5K and get a fauncy CLC or custom loop.

I don't want to OC real high, just 4.05 just to have a 4.0

 

the stock 4770 I'm looking at will do 3.9 without voltage adjustments, but I should with an aftermarket air unit be able to get at least 4.05 without going byound 80c load temps

 

but I don't think the 4770 can go past what is it like 77c. So I might invest in a bigger air unit 

post #4904 of 9059
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I don't want to OC real high, just 4.05 just to have a 4.0

the stock 4770 I'm looking at will do 3.9 without voltage adjustments, but I should with an aftermarket air unit be able to get at least 4.05 without going byound 80c load temps

but I don't think the 4770 can go past what is it like 77c. So I might invest in a bigger air unit 
The NZXT Havik 140 seems up to the job.
post #4905 of 9059
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The NZXT Havik 140 seems up to the job.

Or

Noctua NH-D14

 

Love my Noctua case fans <3 

 

any one have a Case they REALLY love, a ATX Full case

 

and by love i mean one that's got some great Air flow, I could care less about clear side panels or giant 200m glowing fans, in fact I'd like to never have another LED fan in my life If I could


Edited by Mshenay - 2/28/14 at 8:14am
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