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#1OrochiStormPosted 3/12/2014 9:30:38 AM
Hello! I'm terribly inept at building a new machine, and have too limited a time frame to do the whole x vs x but only with x and so on required to really do all of it myself, so I came here hoping someone could offer some assistance.

Basically, I'm looking for a 5-7 year machine, capable of cranking out perfect performance for current titles(and hopefully decent settings for those 5-7 years without fps diving) without being noisy. Windows 7 preferred. Case size is irrelevant, but I'd like a really strong mobo I won't have to have any concerns about becoming obsolete. My budget will be around $1600, and I'm not looking to order the parts and build it myself - rather, I'd rather use one of those sites like ecollegepc or whomever that allow you to select parts and OS and then assemble and install everything and ship it to you. I'm aware of the service charge for that, but again, I'd rather not risk botching it myself.

I very strongly appreciate any and all suggestions given, of course, and I really hope you guys can help me. If anyone knows of a better site than ecollegepc for assembly and ordering, I appreciate the recommendations, as well. They were the ones that did my last PC in 2007 and it worked out well enough, so they're the only frame of reference I have.
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#2OrochiStorm(Topic Creator)Posted 3/12/2014 10:20:00 AM
Oh and, I forgot to mention that I do not need a new monitor.
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#3SonyHoundDawgPosted 3/12/2014 10:30:37 AM
www.digitalstormonline.com
#4OrochiStorm(Topic Creator)Posted 3/12/2014 10:47:14 AM
Are the prebuilts there generally worth the money, or would I be better off hand-picking parts(based on suggestions here)?
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#5OrochiStorm(Topic Creator)Posted 3/12/2014 12:00:43 PM
Bump.
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#6OrochiStorm(Topic Creator)Posted 3/12/2014 12:13:21 PM
I got this:

Chassis Model: Special Deal Hot Seller - Corsair Obsidian 550D
Exterior Finish: - Standard Factory Finish
Trim Accents: - Standard Factory Finish
Processor: Intel Core i7 4770K 3.50 GHz (Unlocked CPU) (Quad Core)
Motherboard: ASUS Z87-C (Intel Z87 Chipset)
System Memory: 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Corsair Vengeance
Power Supply: 750W EVGA SuperNOVA Gold Rated (Dual SLI Compatible)
Expansion Bay: - No Thanks
Optical Drive: ASUS Blu-Ray Player/DVD Writer (Play Blu-Ray and Burn DVDs) (Model: BC-12B1ST)
Storage Set 1: 1x (120GB Solid State (By: Corsair) (Model: Neutron GTX Series) (SATA 6Gbps)
Storage Set 2: 1x (1TB Seagate (7200 RPM) (64MB Cache)
Graphics Card(s): 1x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2GB (Includes PhysX)
Sound Card: Integrated Motherboard Audio
Extreme Cooling: H20: Stage 2: Digital Storm Vortex 120mm Radiator Liquid CPU Cooler (High-Performance Edition)
H20 Tube Color: - Not Applicable, I do not have a FrostChill or Sub-Zero LCS Cooling System Selected
Chassis Fans: Standard Factory Chassis Fans
Noise Reduction: Noise Suppression Package Stage 1 (Optimized Airflow & Fan Speeds Only)
CPU Boost: Standard Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Automatic Overclocking
Windows OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-Bit Edition)
Recovery Tools: Windows Recovery Toolkit (Bundled with Windows CD)
Warranty: Life-time Expert Care with 3 Year Limited Warranty (3 Year Labor & 1 Year Part Replacement)


for $1896. Haven't pulled the trigger yet, of course - is this a decent setup for the price, or no?
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#7VIP86Posted 3/12/2014 1:34:58 PM
1900 for a 760 and an average motherboard..... I sure hope they include nice cable management with that price.
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#8SonyHoundDawgPosted 3/12/2014 1:41:15 PM
OrochiStorm posted...
I got this:

Chassis Model: Special Deal Hot Seller - Corsair Obsidian 550D
Exterior Finish: - Standard Factory Finish
Trim Accents: - Standard Factory Finish
Processor: Intel Core i7 4770K 3.50 GHz (Unlocked CPU) (Quad Core)
Motherboard: ASUS Z87-C (Intel Z87 Chipset)
System Memory: 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Corsair Vengeance
Power Supply: 750W EVGA SuperNOVA Gold Rated (Dual SLI Compatible)
Expansion Bay: - No Thanks
Optical Drive: ASUS Blu-Ray Player/DVD Writer (Play Blu-Ray and Burn DVDs) (Model: BC-12B1ST)
Storage Set 1: 1x (120GB Solid State (By: Corsair) (Model: Neutron GTX Series) (SATA 6Gbps)
Storage Set 2: 1x (1TB Seagate (7200 RPM) (64MB Cache)
Graphics Card(s): 1x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2GB (Includes PhysX)
Sound Card: Integrated Motherboard Audio
Extreme Cooling: H20: Stage 2: Digital Storm Vortex 120mm Radiator Liquid CPU Cooler (High-Performance Edition)
H20 Tube Color: - Not Applicable, I do not have a FrostChill or Sub-Zero LCS Cooling System Selected
Chassis Fans: Standard Factory Chassis Fans
Noise Reduction: Noise Suppression Package Stage 1 (Optimized Airflow & Fan Speeds Only)
CPU Boost: Standard Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Automatic Overclocking
Windows OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-Bit Edition)
Recovery Tools: Windows Recovery Toolkit (Bundled with Windows CD)
Warranty: Life-time Expert Care with 3 Year Limited Warranty (3 Year Labor & 1 Year Part Replacement)


for $1896. Haven't pulled the trigger yet, of course - is this a decent setup for the price, or no?


If your gonna buy a digistorm computer the vanquish 3 or 4 is prolly the best bang for your buck, everything will be a bit pricier.
#9ATARIJAWAPosted 3/12/2014 2:02:13 PM
OrochiStorm posted...
I got this:

Chassis Model: Special Deal Hot Seller - Corsair Obsidian 550D
Exterior Finish: - Standard Factory Finish
Trim Accents: - Standard Factory Finish
Processor: Intel Core i7 4770K 3.50 GHz (Unlocked CPU) (Quad Core)
Motherboard: ASUS Z87-C (Intel Z87 Chipset)
System Memory: 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Corsair Vengeance
Power Supply: 750W EVGA SuperNOVA Gold Rated (Dual SLI Compatible)
Expansion Bay: - No Thanks
Optical Drive: ASUS Blu-Ray Player/DVD Writer (Play Blu-Ray and Burn DVDs) (Model: BC-12B1ST)
Storage Set 1: 1x (120GB Solid State (By: Corsair) (Model: Neutron GTX Series) (SATA 6Gbps)
Storage Set 2: 1x (1TB Seagate (7200 RPM) (64MB Cache)
Graphics Card(s): 1x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2GB (Includes PhysX)
Sound Card: Integrated Motherboard Audio
Extreme Cooling: H20: Stage 2: Digital Storm Vortex 120mm Radiator Liquid CPU Cooler (High-Performance Edition)
H20 Tube Color: - Not Applicable, I do not have a FrostChill or Sub-Zero LCS Cooling System Selected
Chassis Fans: Standard Factory Chassis Fans
Noise Reduction: Noise Suppression Package Stage 1 (Optimized Airflow & Fan Speeds Only)
CPU Boost: Standard Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Automatic Overclocking
Windows OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-Bit Edition)
Recovery Tools: Windows Recovery Toolkit (Bundled with Windows CD)
Warranty: Life-time Expert Care with 3 Year Limited Warranty (3 Year Labor & 1 Year Part Replacement)


for $1896. Haven't pulled the trigger yet, of course - is this a decent setup for the price, or no?


No. Way overpriced.
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#10OrochiStorm(Topic Creator)Posted 3/12/2014 5:21:57 PM
Alright. Can anyone recommend a better site for doing this, then, and possibly a better setup for around the same coin?
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