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Old 06-04-2009, 03:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Building i7 Gaming Rig, Is it Compatible/Good?

Hey all, after some re-shopping came up with this list.

I plan to OC to 3.6GHz and for now, only running one GPU.

Here's my list:

GIGABYTE GA-EX58-UD4P LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core i7 920 Nehalem 2.66GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor

MSI N285GTX SuperPipe OC GeForce GTX 285 1GB 512-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card

OCZ Platinum 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory

Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 64-bit for System Builders

Noctua NH-U12P SE1366 120mm SSO CPU Cooler

Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX 850W ATX12V 2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply

OS SSD Drive:
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX60G 2.5" 60GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid state disk (SSD)

Data Drive:
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

DVD Reader/Burner x2:
HP 22X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe Black IDE Model HP 1140i

If you guys please confirm all the parts are compatible and don't totally suck i would greatly appreciate it.


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Looks good to me.

I don't know anyone with the Gigabyte X58 mobo so I'll be interested in what kind of performance you get with it
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