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Old 08-20-2011, 11:20 PM   #1
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Default Buying 1st Custom PC

I was pricing a new pc and decided that the custom route was the best in term of both price and performance, I looked until I found these two(they're within a couple hundred of dollars of each other)

AMD Phenom II X6 1100T 3.3GHz (Six Core) 45nm, AM3 6MB Cache
Antec KUHLER H2O 920, extra quiet Liquid Cooling System
ASUS Crosshair IV Formula, 890FX, Cross Fire, SATA3, USB 3.0, iEEE
16GB (4x4GB) PC12800 DDR3 1600 Dual Channel
AMD CrossFire Radeon HD 6970 2GB x2 Quad head, DVI, HDMI (2 cards)
2000.0GB Hitachi 7200RPM SATA3, 6.0Gb/s, 64mb cache
Fan-Less Aluminum Silent Hard Drive Cooler with Heatpipes
Sony 24x SATA DVD Recorder Dual Layer +R/RW -R/RW
LG Blu-ray 12X Recorder,16x LightScribe DVD Recorder SATA combo drive
All-in-One Memory Card Reader Internal Black
Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Champion PCI express
Wireless 802.11 N 300MBs Network Card PCI Express
USB 3.0 Adapter Card 2 port PCI express
Apevia X-plorer 2 Black & Silver front USB, eSATA, LCD temp. display
Dual Case Fans 120 mm Extra Quiet DC fan (two fans)
Thermaltake Toughpower 1350W ultra quiet ATX Power Supply, SLI & X-fire ready
Microsoft Wireless Desktop 800 Keyboard and Mouse Combo
Logitech LS21 2.1 -Piece Subwoofer System Black
Microsoft Windows 7 Pro 64bit DVD

And the NCIX Vesta:
1 x Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition 990X 6 Core LGA1366 Gulftown 3.46GHZ 12MB Processor Retail Box
1 x Coolit Systems Eco CPU Water Cooling System AUTO-REGULATED & Maintenance Free LGA1366/1156/1155/AM3
1 x ASUS Rampage III Extreme E-ATX LGA1366 X58 DDR3 4PCI-E16 CrossFire SLI SATA3 USB3.0 Motherboard
2 x Mushkin Enhanced Blackline Frostbyte PC3-12800 12GB 3X4GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Triple Channel Memory
2 x AMD Radeon HD 6970 880MHZ 2GB 5.5GHZ GDDR5 PCI-E 2 X DVI HDMI 2 X Mini Display Port
1 x NZXT Phantom EATX Steel Computer Case 5X5.25 7X3.5/2.5 With Integrated Fan Controller - White
1 x Seasonic M12II 620W EPS12V 20/24PIN ATX Power Supply PFC 80+ Bronze Modular 6PIN PCI-E 120MM Fan
1 x Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Edition 64BIT French DVD OEM
1 x Western Digital WD10EARS Caviar Green 1TB SATA 64MB Cache 3.5IN Hard Drive OEM
1 x OCZ Vertex 2 Extended Sandforce 60GB 2.5IN SATA2 Solid State Disk Flash Drive SSD
1 x LG GH22NS70 Super Multi 22X SATA DVD Writer Black OEM
1 x Please Use The Onboard Sound Card Integrated On My Motherboard
1 x Visiontek Killer 2100 Gaming NIC 128MB 400MHZ Gigabit Network Interface Card PCI-E1

The Vesta being the more expensive by a couple of hundred dollars, which you guys recommend as a gaming desktop?


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Old 08-21-2011, 01:15 AM   #2
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Default Re: Buying 1st Custom PC

Both of these will handle just about anything. What do you use your computer for?

How much will these cost?

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Old 08-21-2011, 08:18 AM   #3
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Its pretty much for gaming, and lots of multi tasking

The MagicMicro is 2800 and the vesta is 3000-3200
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Old 08-22-2011, 05:50 PM   #4
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I own the AMD CPU listed in the first one, so that being said, get the Intel one if you want pure speed. The extra price premium will be worthwhile.
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