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samuelspark

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I'm overbudget? Where can I cut down?

Approximate Purchase Date: Black Friday
Budget Range: 450-550 after rebates
System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, video editing, autodesk
Parts Not Required: Monitor, Windows 7 Ultimate
Preferred Websites for Parts: microcenter.com, tigerdirect.com, newegg.com
Overclocking: Yes
SLI / Crossfire: Later
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080
Motherboard: 100 http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0367874
880G Pro3 Socket AM3+ 880G ATX (ASRock)
CPU: 140
FX-4120
Graphics Card: 160 http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0354216
GA-AMD Radeon HD 6850 (Gigabyte)
Case: 40 http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0334132
Two Hundred V2 ATX Mid Tower (Antec)
PSU: 50 http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0348767
High Current Gamer Series HCG-620 620W (Antec)
RAM: 50 http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0364399
Ballistix Sport Series 8GB DDR3-1333 (Crucial)
HHD: 60 http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0366709
Deskstar 5K3000 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s (Hitachi)

Total: 600 dollars (probably going to be bundle savings on mobo+cpu so I brought it down to 600 when it's actually 640)


 

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I picked GA because it has more performance for less watts so when I add in another one, I don't need a powerful PSU.
 
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