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Newegg Build Kits Are A Good Suggestion

Was wondering how come no body every recommended these to people looking for builds. I haven't checked much on the lower end builds, I just noticed that I spent a little more than I would have had I bought the highest build kit for AMD, for $2,100 you also get a $400 Newegg Gift Card. Just seems like a good deal when you get a high end PC+monitor for $2,100.

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Probably the lack of flexibility. What if I have a SSD already? With the build kit, I am kind of forced to get a SSD I don't need. I also don't think I need 4TB of HDD, but that's the minimum.

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3 minutes ago, Krosis said:

Probably the lack of flexibility. What if I have a SSD already? With the build kit, I am kind of forced to get a SSD I don't need. I also don't think I need 4TB of HDD, but that's the minimum.

as said here flexability is where you build it yourself for. you want to choose every single part carefully and choose exactly what you want. that's really hard with these kind of kits

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It still depends on the exact parts they're using.

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@Jurrunio is spot on.

Sometimes it is the CPU that you want, but not the motherboard...or CPU + motherboard is good, but not the RAM, etc.

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11 minutes ago, -rascal- said:

@Jurrunio is spot on.

Sometimes it is the CPU that you want, but not the motherboard...or CPU + motherboard is good, but not the RAM, etc.

That was actually the thing. It had the best AMD CPU minus the Thread zipper line, the best motherboard, possible B-Die ram as it is Trident-Z 3200 CL16, 1070 T.I., Samsung M.2 SSD, Windows 10, Keyboard+Mouse, ectra for $2,100 with $400 back in Newegg credit.

 

Figured you could use the $400 for a ROG Swift.

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4 hours ago, Slipknirvana said:

That was actually the thing. It had the best AMD CPU minus the Thread zipper line, the best motherboard, possible B-Die ram as it is Trident-Z 3200 CL16, 1070 T.I., Samsung M.2 SSD, Windows 10, Keyboard+Mouse, ectra for $2,100 with $400 back in Newegg credit.

 

Figured you could use the $400 for a ROG Swift.

3200 CL16 wont be B-die, more likely to be Hynix MFR or AFR. C14 will be b-die (the worst b-die, but b-die nonetheless).

 

in fact why dont you post the link? Hard to say whether it's that good after all.

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15 hours ago, Jurrunio said:

3200 CL16 wont be B-die, more likely to be Hynix MFR or AFR. C14 will be b-die (the worst b-die, but b-die nonetheless).

 

in fact why dont you post the link? Hard to say whether it's that good after all.

 

I didn't want it to sound like I was hyping it up; I was just pointing out at the moment they are good deals.

 

https://www.newegg.com/pc-build-kits/builder/main.html#two

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17 minutes ago, Slipknirvana said:

 

I didn't want it to sound like I was hyping it up; I was just pointing out at the moment they are good deals.

 

https://www.newegg.com/pc-build-kits/builder/main.html#two

Not that good of a deal after all

 

That's what happens when I closely follow the PC parts used by the $2,146.90 2700x build. Sure there's no OS or peripherals (I dont expect people buying a PC this expensive will use the Rosewill stuff either), but you've then got $400 you can only spend on Newegg. Very smart for them, not so smart for the buyers. Not to mention the build has plenty of stuff you could have changed to make the system faster without having $400 locked to Newegg.

 

 

CPU: i7-2600K 4751MHz 1.44V (software) --> 1.47V at the back of the socket Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 (BCLK: 103.3MHz) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 RAM: Adata XPG 2x8GB DDR3 (XMP: 2133MHz 10-11-11-30 CR2, custom: 2203MHz 10-11-10-26 CR1 tRFC:230 tREFI:14000) GPU: Asus GTX 1070 Dual (Super Jetstream vbios, +70(2025-2088MHz)/+400(8.8Gbps)) SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (main boot drive), Transcend SSD370 128GB PSU: Seasonic X-660 80+ Gold Case: Antec P110 Silent, 5 intakes 1 exhaust Monitor: AOC G2460PF 1080p 144Hz (150Hz max w/ DP, 121Hz max w/ HDMI) TN panel Keyboard: Logitech G610 Orion (Cherry MX Blue) with SteelSeries Apex M260 keycaps Mouse: BenQ Zowie FK1

 

Model: HP Omen 17 17-an110ca CPU: i7-8750H (0.125V core & cache, 50mV SA undervolt) GPU: GTX 1060 6GB Mobile (+80/+450, 1650MHz~1750MHz 0.78V~0.85V) RAM: 8+8GB DDR4-2400 18-17-17-39 2T Storage: 1TB HP EX920 PCIe x4 M.2 SSD + 1TB Seagate 7200RPM 2.5" HDD (ST1000LM049-2GH172), 128GB Toshiba PCIe x2 M.2 SSD (KBG30ZMV128G) gone cooking externally Monitor: 1080p 126Hz IPS G-sync

 

Desktop benching:

Cinebench R15 Single thread:168 Multi-thread: 833 

SuperPi (v1.5 from Techpowerup, PI value output) 16K: 0.100s 1M: 8.255s 32M: 7m 45.93s

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