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Old 11-17-2009, 05:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am building a gaming machine to play mostly mmorpg's and rts. Below is a list I have put together on my build. I was just wanting to get some different eyes to check this build to make sure I haven't missed something and to make sure everything will work together. The one item I'm not sure about is the memory. The motherboard 's specs say DDR3 1600(O.C)/1333. Does that mean I can only have 1333 memory? Thanks for any input!!

Intel Core i7 I7-920
ASUS P6T6 WS Revolution
ASUS Radeon 5850
CORSAIR TX Series 950W Power Supply
CORSAIR DOMINATOR 6GB (3 x 2GB) PC3 15000
2 x Kingston SSDNow V-Series SNV125-S2BD/64GB
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I would drop one SSD and buy the WD 1TB Black if I were you. The rest sounds good to me.
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I agree, drop one SSD for a data HDD. And you don't need the 950W for that build. You could get the 750 or 850W PSU.
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Thanks guys for the info. What do you guys think for memory? Will what I have listed work with the motherboard and cpu?
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