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iammykyl, read the reviews. A LOT of the psus died in either 3 months or less or were DOA.
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May have come across a hic up.

Mobo specs, > http://www.asus.com/...fyAB26HiDpiiu8f On the QVL there does not seem to be support for Higher CPU than 2.96


some Impute please. would be appreciated.
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Okay, so don't go for that setup? Should I stick with my original setup with another hdd, a better psu, and a better case?
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Or if you were building a $700 computer how and what would you build for my purposes.
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Hi.

After further enquiries, it appears the memory would be OK on the selected Mobo, just not been tested on the Intel Core i5-655K Clarkdale 3.2GHz but as I am not 100% sure, have put together another, think better, build.

You would get.

Intel Core i5-655K Clarkdale 3.2GHz Your original selection.

the next 2 items must be ordered as a combo to get the Mobo.
Antec TruePower New TP-650 650W Having taken note of mkau posts.
CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 slight downgrade but 8GB.

ASUS P7H57D-V EVO LGA 1156 Intel H57 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Our original selection.

Antec One Hundred Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $59, Can choose another one if you like.

Western Digital Caviar Black WD5002AALX 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive for the OS.

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive for Data.

Price, $729 Plus taxes and shipping. Not firm until you enter into the cart but I estimate $80.


Which leaves the OS. OEM is the cheapest way to go but ties it to a specific build, and a graphics card
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What do you think?

Any other comments?

Edited by iammykyl, 07 January 2011 - 07:39 PM.

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The build sounds good, other than the mobo is a combo only deal and i could not find it in a combo i needed? maybe I missed it though.

but in the meantime i swapped in this one. http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813131407

I like the build but is there anything i could slack on a little to downgrade? the current total is $814 without a video card or a os. I would really like to get it a little lower. If this is not possible, I can afford the current build, I just really dont want to spend over 1k total.

and how about a video card? Any suggestions?
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Hi.

So these are the Mobos we are looking at, > http://www.newegg.co...3-131-407-02%23 The $149 board is the better option. The wording about the combo is a little confusing, it actually means you have to choose any combo deal and THEN you can add the Mobo to your order.

Here is the combo deal that fits in with what we need > http://www.newegg.co...st=Combo.578346 You will see it has a $15 combo discount and a $20 mail in rebate card. When you start adding to your cart you have to pick the combo from this page, (3rd row, centre) >
http://www.newegg.co...st=Combo.578346 Then you have to add the Mobo.

The site is a little strange, not yet worked out how to post the wishlist on the public forum so you can browse it in one go.

If you get the Antec three hundred case, save $7 shipping, $20 Mail in rebate. Save $15 by juggling the HDDs.

Unless anyone else has ideas the only other real saving is by using a lower spec CPU.

Will get back to you on the video card.

Edited by iammykyl, 08 January 2011 - 09:46 AM.

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Here is the combo deal that fits in with what we need > http://www.newegg.co...st=Combo.578346 You will see it has a $15 combo discount and a $20 mail in rebate card. When you start adding to your cart you have to pick the combo from this page, (3rd row, centre) >
http://www.newegg.co...st=Combo.578346 Then you have to add the Mobo.



Something about this isnt working for me. And both of those links take me to the same page. :D

I have everything in my cart except for the Asus motherboard that you suggest.
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Hi.

Sorry, posted the link twice.

This is the new page, )bottom row, left) > http://www.newegg.co...-Power-Supplies See if this works, Add to your cart then delete any duplicates, then add the Mobo.
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Gets you the right page but layout keeps changing, look for the Antec 650 TP.
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Hi.

Some video cards for you to look at. The specs on all the cards are very close. give you very good graphics and decent gaming. I think within the year they will have dropped prices by at least $20 so a second card would be an excellent upgrade. Let me know what your preference would be. > http://www.newegg.co...^14-102-873-02#
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"Sorry,this gift item is part of a promotional special and cannot be manually added to your cart. If you'd like to receive the gift item, please add all required products to your shopping cart."


This is what it tells me when i try to add the motherboard. The combo (PSU and Memory) have already been placed into my cart and i still get this error message. Im not sure why the website wont let me buy their products.....
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You have to buy the motherboard in a combo.
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Thats what I figured.. So any other mobo's previously mentioned that i can use?
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You have to buy the motherboard in a combo.


we heve been trying to work out how to get the combo, or even get it displayed for days, no luck.


No help from Newegg.


Me giving csmith23 :D

Edited by iammykyl, 09 January 2011 - 07:47 PM.

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