Most expensive?


Jun 28, 2011
Well, sometimes I like to fiddle around on NewEgg, and I randomly decided to try and make the most expensive computer I could.
Here's what I got.

Motherboard - EVGA Classified SR-2 270-WS-W555-A2 LGA 1366 Intel 5520 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HPTX Intel Motherboard - 579.99

CPU - Intel Core i7-975 Extreme Edition Bloomfield 3.33GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80601975 - 1,049.99

Power Supply - PC Power and Cooling Turbo-Cool 1200W Server-grade High Performance SLI CrossFire ready Power Supply - 449.99

RAM - Patriot Viper II Sector 7 Edition 24GB (6 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model PV7324G1333ELHK - 219.99 (double) (439.98)

GPU - ATI 100-505602 FirePro V9800 4GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 CrossFire Supported Workstation Video Card - 2,799.99 (Triple) (8399.97)

HDD - IBM 44X2458 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive - 1,299.99

CD/DVD/BluRay - Pioneer Black 6X BD-R 2X BD-RE 8X DVD+R 6X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner BDR-206MBK - OEM - 169.99

Case - ZALMAN EXTREME HYBRID LQ1000 Black Aluminum Alloy ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - 799.99




whaa no SSD?!? no water cooling/CPU cooling?!? and why is the 990X cheaper than the 975 extreme on newegg? lol.

SSD reccommendation: $3,299.99

air cooling is more expensive than a H100 :p :

not to forget graphics card cooling:

$30 thermal paste?:

ram heatsinks much?:

northbridge heatsink mcuh? :p :

and ofcourse some HDD cooling:

normal case fans? you need some $35 case fans:

$10000 network card?:

what if the electricity goes out? you definetely will need this $13000 UPS:

integrated sound card?!? you need this $300 sound card:

you'll definetely need some serial ports too:

whats the total if you add all that? $40,000? :p




i forgot to add, replace that mobo with this:

and get two of these processors instead:

three of these ram sets for that mobo:

and who doesnt need 24TB of storage?:

shoulda gone with an enterprise SSD: ($5500)

and with that mobo you can get 7 of these!:

and ofcourse a 1400W server PSU:

server case anyone?:

and i forgot to mention 21 of these monitors (max supported by the graphics cards):