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Anyone Sell Computer Case/MB Combo's?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by halcour, Dec 2, 2012.

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  1. halcour

    halcour Thread Starter

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    I can't find them on Newegg anymore. I plan to build a new system sometime in the next few months and I'd really prefer to start with a case/mb combo. Thanks.
     
  2. gberger

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    Try Tiger Direct, I've used them many times. I bought a MB, PS, Case combo from them not very long ago.
     
  3. dai

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    buy the power supply as separate item from the case

    ones that come with cases are low quality
     
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    I have an Antec 500w PS already. I need a case and mb combo. Tiger Direct doesn't sell these either.
     
  6. crjdriver

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    One thing to consider; a pw supply does not last forever. Most have a useful life of 3~5yrs. If yours is getting close to this, I would think about replacing the unit when you do the build.
     
  7. dai

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    you will need to know what video card you will be using to determine what psu

    500w does not power much these days
     
  8. halcour

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    Ah. Ok, this PS is about four years old. So I guess I'll add a new PS to my component list.

    I plan on having two 1GB video cards, so maybe 650w?
     
  9. crjdriver

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    Running dual video cards, you are probably going to need more than that. It does depend on the exact cards however something like dual 560s and you are going to need 8~900W again depending on the rest of the system, is it going to be overclocked, etc.
     
  10. halcour

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    Crimeny. Maybe I'll go with one video card w/dual outputs. Not sure.

    The basic system will be a core i5, 8 gb ram, one ssd drive and 3 Sata hd's, dvd burner, and either one 2gb video card or two 1gb cards, running Win7 64-bit. No overclocking.
     
  11. crjdriver

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    For something like that a 650W corsair or seasonic would work just fine. Here is an example;
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139020

    Remember do not go cheap on the pw supply. While you can purchase a 650W pw supply much cheaper, you really pay for it in the long run when that cheapo pw supply fails and possibly takes out the board, ram, etc.
     
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    BTW I run an overclocked 8350, 8gig of ram, and a single gtx560 card with that same pw supply. No problems at all.
     
  13. halcour

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    Ok, thanks. I'll be posting the specifics components of my build for opinions before I buy it.
     
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