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Are there any deals for PC builds going on right now that I can't pass on?

#1SpringerPosted 7/31/2013 4:42:12 PM
My laptop took a crap on me and I know that this is the time of the year to build a PC.

I'm looking to build something with an i5-3570k but I want it to be as basic as possible. I do not want to spend more than $750, and if that means I can't have the i5-3570k, I'm alright with that.

I am essentially looking for the best value, with the performance to run DOTA2 at 1080p & 120fps.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1050614

Is something like this too good to pass on?
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#2StormKMDPosted 7/31/2013 4:58:35 PM
So if you only need to run dota 2 at 60fps and 1080p you won't need much. It's not that demanding. Maybe an i3 and a 7850? That'd probably be more than enough.
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#3DerPancakePosted 7/31/2013 5:03:14 PM(edited)
Just combine that with a GTX660.
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#4RequiemPosted 7/31/2013 5:05:15 PM(edited)
Well, remember that you have to throw in another $100 or so (give or take a few) for OS. And I don't see a graphics card on that list, if that matters.

If it doesn't matter, you might want to consider this deal:

http://www.logicbuy.com/deals/dell-xps-8700/45507.aspx

Great price... the con is that it's not very upgradable, being a Dell product.
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#5Springer(Topic Creator)Posted 7/31/2013 5:09:25 PM
There has to be a way to get an OS for nothing?
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#6mikewu1Posted 7/31/2013 5:10:57 PM
Springer posted...
There has to be a way to get an OS for nothing?


You could sail the high seas or use linux
#7gatorattack05Posted 7/31/2013 5:45:24 PM(edited)
mikewu1 posted...
Springer posted...
There has to be a way to get an OS for nothing?


You could sail the high seas or use linux


As a heads up, Microsoft doesn't forbid anyone from really sailing said seas. They claim that sailing such waters is dangerous, but they can't deny the positive results that come from more people that use their particular windstream, whether they pay for passage or not.


If ya feel me.
#8xicidisPosted 7/31/2013 6:23:06 PM
gatorattack05 posted...
mikewu1 posted...
Springer posted...
There has to be a way to get an OS for nothing?


You could sail the high seas or use linux


As a heads up, Microsoft doesn't forbid anyone from really sailing said seas. They claim that sailing such waters is dangerous, but they can't deny the positive results that come from more people that use their particular windstream, whether they pay for passage or not.


If ya feel me.


I'm catching what your throwing.
#9donbrifwayPosted 7/31/2013 6:29:13 PM
lol just buy the OS.
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#10PhilOnDezPosted 7/31/2013 6:31:09 PM
Did your laptop have Win7/8? You could try and recycle the OS if you still have the key. Some people have had luck just pulling their HDD from a laptop and plugging it into a new build and having it work without having to do anything. And honestly, even Vista is passable on halfway decent modern hardware.
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