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Old 11-08-2009, 02:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What is the best possible setup for a gaming comp, I will be building it myself, price isn't an issue?

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Where do you live? Here's a list for the U.S.A. - Sony Optiarc Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD/CD Rewritable Drive - CD / DVD Burners - Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive - CORSAIR CMPSU-750HX 750W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies - G.SKILL Trident 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2000 (PC3 16000) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F3-16000CL9T-6GBTD - Desktop Memory - COOLER MASTER Intel Core i7 compatible V8 RR-UV8-XBU1-GP 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler - CPU Fans & Heatsinks - Tuniq TX-2 Cooling Thermal Compound - Thermal Compound / Grease - Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH080G1 80GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid state disk (SSD) - Solid State Disks - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, Digital Cameras and more!

If you don't plan on overclocking, don't bother with that classified mobo. Kind of a waste of money if you aren't going to use it for what its meant for. Case is up to you, then for video cards I'd say 2 - SAPPHIRE 100281VXSR Radeon HD 5870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

of those. Course they're all sold out. But they're the fastest cards out right now so. Along with the operating system of your choice.

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Since price isn't an issue I would go with a larger power supply for future upgrades. - CORSAIR TX Series CMPSU-950TX 950W ATX12V v2.2/EPS12V v2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies

If you'll be air-cooling I would buy a different heatsink, from a different store.
Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme-1366 RT Rev. C CPU Heatsink (Socket LGA 1366) -
or this more expensive model
Thermalright "Limited Edition" TRUE Copper Ultra-120 eXtreme CPU Heatsink (Socket LGA 775 / LGA 1366 / LGA 1156* / AM2 / Xeon*) -
the True Copper doesn't come with a fan.
Cooler Master 120x25mm Dual Ball Silent Fan - Blue LED (Y720DCD-25T1-GP) - 110.0CFM -

or you can go with a water-cooling setup, there are more available to choose from
Swiftech H20-220 Apex Ultima Liquid Cooling Kit (Universal Mount / LGA 1366 Included) -

or you can go all out, with will require a handmade retention mechanism
OCZ Cryo-Z Phase Change Single Evaporator CPU Cooling Unit HOT ITEM!!! ( OCZTCRYO ) Sockets (478 / 754 / 775 / 939 / 940 / AM2 / AM2+ / AM3 ) -
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Also if you want a modular PSU for a little extra get - CORSAIR CMPSU-1000HX 1000W ATX12V 2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Power Supplies or - CORSAIR CMPSU-850HX 850W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies
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