Re: $1,000 budget build, please critique!
I'm with Wolvarine here. The build I'm posting from right now while my system is under maintanence is using an E5300 on a 730i chipset. The build cost me 300 shipped and runs fast as hell. Very quiet due to low cooling needs, too!
RD-PC -//- i7 950 // Evga x58 SLI // 3x2 OCZ PC3-12800 // 2x Evga GTX470 // Corsair HX850 // SilverStone TJ07