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2 years ago#1
Mine is nothing to brag about but it sure was cheap!

AMD FX 8320 CPU (99.99)
MSI 970A-G43 Motherboard (14.99)
Kingwin 650W PSU (23.99)
WD Caviar Blue 1TB HDD (54.99)
Team Vulcan 8GB DDR3-1600 RAM (49.99)
Xigmatek "Recon" Case (24.99)
ASUS HD7790 1GB (69.99)

How'd the rest of you do?
2 years ago#2
How did you get that CPU/mobo so cheap, Microcenter?
2 years ago#3
Bowsaa posted...
How did you get that CPU/mobo so cheap, Microcenter?

His name is ghetto logistics. Means he found them off the back of a truck.
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2 years ago#4
Mine is quite similar.

AMD FX 8350
MSI 970A-G46
Tt Tr2-600W PSU
WD Caviar Green 1TB HDD
8GB Ram
CM Elite 430 case
R9 290 that is in the mail!!!! (Up from HD 7950)
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2 years ago#5
Buy cheap powersupply = set the christmas tree on fire. Just sayin'.
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2 years ago#6
Kingwin 650W PSU (23.99)

no please, it will explode
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2 years ago#7
Why would it explode?
Why is it that he can hit a 3rd baseman on a frozen rope from 300 feet away, but he can't hit a 12 foot tall catcher from 60 feet 6 inches away?
2 years ago#8
Lol. Kingwin is one of the best power supply companies in my opinion. I rarely, if ever, will buy anything but a Seasonic or a Kingwin. Few power supplies anywhere near the normal price range ($50-60) can touch the 12V rail output of 46A.
2 years ago#9
Bowsaa posted...
How did you get that CPU/mobo so cheap, Microcenter?

Yeah. Microcenter was out of new-in-box 970A-G43s, but they're not supposed to combine open box discounts with mobo discounts. The cashier had no problem getting a manager to give me an additional $40 off the open box savings when I asked.
2 years ago#10
FX 8320 (100)
ASrock Extreme4 970 (50)
WD Blue 1Tb (60)
Asus 670 mini (200)
Rosewill Hive 750w (40)
G. Skill 2x4Gb 1600 (50)
Rosewill Challenger (25)
Hyper 212 plus (30)

total came to about $550. i think i did good. i'm same as you guys, what with the microcenter combo and whatnot. i think they marked my motherboard down $10 before rebate too... i'm not sure why, but i'm not gonna complain about it
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