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Worst Part?
Whats the worst part in this rig, that you would upgrade?
And also is this rig worth the cost?


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02-07-2011 09:51 PM
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RE: Worst Part?
Maybe the video card?

I don't like the case a whole lot though either.

Also the hard drive could do with being RAID 0'd with another one, or replaced with a SSD.

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02-07-2011 09:54 PM
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RE: Worst Part?
Motherboard okay?
02-07-2011 09:56 PM
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RE: Worst Part?
I've never been big on AMD, but other than that personal preference ... its okayish. Id probably go for a different video card if I was buying.

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02-07-2011 10:00 PM
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RE: Worst Part?
Mhm, worth $749.99?
02-07-2011 10:04 PM
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RE: Worst Part?
I always get a little leery when they don't get into specifics about parts, in specific it just says the chipset of the motherboard, which doesn't say anything for other capabilities, what ports it has, etc.

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02-07-2011 10:19 PM
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RE: Worst Part?
(02-07-2011 10:19 PM)Peter M Dodge Wrote:  I always get a little leery when they don't get into specifics about parts, in specific it just says the chipset of the motherboard, which doesn't say anything for other capabilities, what ports it has, etc.

This is for 2 reasons:

1) Not to confuse the customers with unnecessary details, if they are buying a pre-built this is a big possibility.
2) Use whatever parts are cheapest/in stock at the time which fit the description.

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02-07-2011 10:26 PM
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RE: Worst Part?
Especially 2 Tongue But, more to the point - its difficult to say with confidence a machine is worth it, as SkiD is asking, without knowing the full specifications.

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02-07-2011 10:28 PM
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RE: Worst Part?
my current system is pretty similar to that, except i have a different video card, different hard drives, and different case+PSU. for its price though, it's pretty good.

keep in mind that all of our systems use parts that are (or were) available on our shelves, so you won't be walking away with no-name OEMs.

Intel i7 2600K @ 4.5Ghz
16GB G.Skill Ripjaws Z 1600Mhz
Asrock P67 Fatal1ty Professional
MSI HD 7970 Lightning @ 1125/1600 MHz
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3x Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200.12 HDDs (RAID0)
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02-07-2011 10:55 PM
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RE: Worst Part?
Everything is decent. I would personally upgrade the PSU, even thought i know its supplying enough power.

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02-07-2011 11:03 PM
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