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Old 11-23-2009, 08:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
bkolk
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Default Re: New to Building Computers, I need Help/Feedback. Thanks!

Dont spend the extra money for a superclocked card. The performance isnt worth the extra money you pay. And overclocking a graphics card is extremely ez to do yourself.
Get this card instead Newegg.com - EVGA 896-P3-1170-AR GeForce GTX 275 896MB 448-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
Depending on your budget though you may want to consider getting an ati 5850 card.

Id also recommend against getting a velociraptor harddrive, any standard 7200 rpm should be good enough.
Or if you really want one, get a smaller size, just for the OS and apps, and get another drive for storage.
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