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reply to Krisnatharok

Re: New system advice please

said by Krisnatharok:

said by Skit112:

I could go to $1800. I could go much higher but there are always more guitars and amps to add to the collection.

OK, here's how I would do it. You didn't include an OS in your original build, so I didn't include one here.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 OC Formula EATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($235.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($73.74 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($157.99 @ Adorama)
Storage: Samsung 830 Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($204.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 4GB Video Card ($529.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Cooler Master HAF XM (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 750W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1648.64
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-27 21:40 EST-0500)

Hey just a fyi... that CPU at Microcenter is for in-store pick up only. So it might not be $189.99 if you don't have a Microcenter nearby.

Caveat Emptor
Earth Orbit
It's 27 min for OP. He can make the trip.


That works then


Hoboken, NJ
reply to TruSm0ke
Thanks for the heads up. I could make the trip if I had a car. I got rid of it years ago as I didn't use it much. I've looked at a couple Porsche 911's recently but then I'd really need to drive it a lot to justify having it parked out front. NYC is right next door and I take cabs or trains if I'm going into the city. The money really isn't an issue for me but I do appreciate it.