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Old 09-07-2010, 08:48 PM   #21 (permalink)
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here is a build tailor made just for you... i went with a HAF 932 Black edtion because it has the same features as the HAF X and cost less, plus it has a a nice big window to show off your new rig. i have the HAF X and kinda wish i had gone with the HAF 932 black edition. but dont let me keep you from what you want, if you want the HAF X go for it.

Case: $140
COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Black
Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Black RC-932-KWN3 Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case with Side window

Mother Board: $300
MSI Big Bang-XPower LGA 1366
Newegg.com - MSI Big Bang-XPower LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Processor: $300
ntel Core i7-950 Bloomfield
Newegg.com - Intel Core i7-950 Bloomfield 3.06GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor BX80601950

Memory: $150
G.SKILL PI Series 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
Newegg.com - G.SKILL PI Series 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7T-6GBPI

Graphics Card: $510
XFX HD-587A-CNF9 Radeon HD 5870 2GB
Newegg.com - XFX HD-587A-CNF9 Radeon HD 5870 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Eyefinity 6 Edition Video Card

Power Supply: $130
CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX 850W
Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX 850W ATX12V 2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply

HDD: $90
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM
Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

DVD Burner: $20
Newegg.com - LG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 22X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 22X DVD Burner - Bulk LightScribe Support - CD / DVD Burners

Total: $1640
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Thanks man that looks like a killer build, i do like the HAF X for increased airflow but ill def keep the 932 in mind
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that will be able to play any game at absolute maxed resolution and graphics settings.


i didnt include a CPU cooler because you said you are going to go water... so you will have to wait to overclock anything untill you get a cooler on your processor
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That rig is awesome Sean. Wish I had that kindof money :P
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