Most expensive?

rccola2424

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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


PRICE
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13,189.80
 

ps3hacker12

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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
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227742

air cooling is more expensive than a H100 :p :
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103056

not to forget graphics card cooling:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118066

$30 thermal paste?:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835186040

ram heatsinks much?:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181014

northbridge heatsink mcuh? :p :
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835708135

and ofcourse some HDD cooling:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835150085

normal case fans? you need some $35 case fans:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835706015

$10000 network card?:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833316253

what if the electricity goes out? you definetely will need this $13000 UPS:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16842101466

integrated sound card?!? you need this $300 sound card:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16829132018

you'll definetely need some serial ports too:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815158192

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

ps3hacker12

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ps3hacker12

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i forgot to add, replace that mobo with this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813182174

and get two of these processors instead:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819117253

three of these ram sets for that mobo:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820161458

and who doesnt need 24TB of storage?:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822122044

shoulda gone with an enterprise SSD: ($5500)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227724

and with that mobo you can get 7 of these!:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814195102

and ofcourse a 1400W server PSU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817338061

server case anyone?:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811102032

and i forgot to mention 21 of these monitors (max supported by the graphics cards):
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824176190
 

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