$700 System

5ftgiant

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Hey guys,

Just looking for a little feedback on a system I am thinking of building. I would really like to keep the budget as close to $700 pretax and shipping as possible. I just bought a new mouse, keyboard and monitor so this will involve the PC only.

CPU
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103727
$134.99

I'm thinking of possibly jumping over the $700 mark just a tad to get a hexa core 3.2 Ghz version for $45 more than the one I listed.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103849

RAM
A friend is giving me three 2GB cards of DDR3 RAM for free. Don't have a link for the model though.
FREE!

Case
Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129021
$99.99

Motherboard
ASUS M5A87 AM3+ AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131734
$99.99

Video Card
EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130625
$149.99

Hard Drive
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS 750GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136283
$74.99

Power Supply
Rosewill Green Series RG630-S12 630W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182200
I'm getting a brand new one from a friend for about $50. He bought one then didn't use it.
$50

Total Price: $609.95

Also I'll be getting Windows 7 64 bit so that will round it out to just over $700. What do you guys think. Any suggestions or is this ready to go?

Edit: Sorry final price with Windows 7 is just over $700. Not sure why I typed "under $700".
 

kaa0653

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That is Windows 7, but it is an OEM version. It will be no different than the full version in the way it operates or it's featuers, but there are some limitations. You cannot move the OEM version to another computer. With a full or upgrade version you can uninstall/format that computer and reinstall it on another.
 

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