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Old 11-19-2010, 10:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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im planning on buying parts for a new rig and im just wondering if this will be a good matchup also i need advise on buying a psu and tower

so far these are the parts im buying

Thermaltake VL80001W2Z V3 Black Edition Mid Tower Chassis - Thermaltake

Powercool Modular 750W PSU 80+ Dual 12V V2.2 High Efficiency... Powercool Modular 750W PSU 80+ Dual 12V V2.2 High Efficiency - Powercool


Corsair CMX4GX3M2A1600C9 2 x 2GB DDR3 SDRAM Memory - Corsair


Sapphire HD6870 1GB GDDR5 Graphics Card - SAPPHIRE


Western Digital Caviar 1TB SATAII 64MB Cache 3.5-inch Green Internal Hard Drive OEM - Western Digital OEM


ASUS Crosshair IV Formula - AMD 890FX - Socket AM3 - PCI-E 2.0 - DDR3 1600/1800/1866 - SATA 6Gb/s RAID - SupremeFX X-Fi Audio - CrossFire - ATX - Asus


AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Six-core Processor - 3.20 GHz, 9 MB Cache, Socket AM3, 125W, 45 nm, 3 Year Warranty, Retail Boxed


Subtotal: 725.94

also im just wondering how much wattage will be used with this rig im not to sure as most of the calculators dont have the hardware

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750W should be OK. I'm not sure about Powercool. I'd go for a Corsair PSU.

As for your hard drive, get a smaller one, a SSD, or 256/500 to put your OS on. leave 1TB for storage.

All else looks par.
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