2.8 GHz Quad-Core Mac Pro

notoknight

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Jan 1, 2013
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Hello all. I currently have a Mac Pro (2010, baseline) which I use. I had initially wanted to built a pc with the following specs:

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LE ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($32.00 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($67.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 650 Ti 2GB Video Card ($171.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: CoolMax 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $701.40
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-01 15:31 EST-0500)
 

notoknight

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Jan 1, 2013
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I have no clue how microcenter operates (will look in to it) as I do most of component shopping via New Egg or Amazon. Well I live in LA so I have taxes regardless of where I shop online.
 

notoknight

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Jan 1, 2013
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Ok here is the updated build:
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/vmhF/benchmarks/
CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LE ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($32.00 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: A-Data XPG SX900 64GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($189.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $726.91
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-01 17:45 EST-0500)