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Old 02-05-2007, 05:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129021

Memory: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145566

PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371001

MotherBoard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128012

HardDrive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144417

Processor: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115005

VideoCard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814133188

Total Cost: $1054.95

Anything I could change let me know.

*EDIT* Linked the case twice, oops. Memory is posted.
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Old 02-05-2007, 06:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Need the memory (you linked the case twice >_<)

Every thing looks good, but I would go with the 550w trio instead of the 650.
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Old 02-05-2007, 06:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Going to Overclock?
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Planning on it.
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So wheres the heatsink and extra fans link(s)?

heatsink= scythe ninja
Paste= Artic Silver 5
Fan= 120 MM delta or sunon tornado

Fill all fan slots in the case.
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Old 02-05-2007, 07:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Looks good, I'd switch from 1g to 2g RAM though, but that's just me.
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Old 02-05-2007, 07:51 PM   #7 (permalink)
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2gb ram seconded. also, get some aftermarket cooling like ste said if you're going to oc. scythe ninja, zalman 9500 or 9700, and the thermalright ultra-120 are among the better ones out there.
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i'd downgrade on the video card and upgrade on RAM. The 8800's will drop dramatically in price when top of the line games come out, and then, of course, new DX10 vid cards will come out. :\

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145590
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814103022

It will be more expensive but well worth it :\
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naw, i say keep the 8800gts, that 150 dollars extra for the 8800gts will be the most performance you can get if you were to put that 150 dollars anywhere else. =\

Drop the PSU to a 550w, and then spend that money and a little more on another gig of RAM (or like that set of 2gb gskill for 185(i saw it yesterday.) or get 1gb and aftermarket cooling.
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uhh, no. get 2 gb ram. especially if you plan on using vista. but even if not, 2 gb is going to be the norm really soon.
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