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Old 03-16-2008, 01:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
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i plan on upgrading every 2 years or so
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ok, so i have done the research and have decided to go with the q6600. I found one at newegg.com for $250. That plus the $200 for the 8800gt puts me at $450. Whats next.
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ok, so i have done the research and have decided to go with the q6600. I found one at newegg.com for $250. That plus the $200 for the 8800gt puts me at $450. Whats next.
Dude my most recent build everything included but the monitor was that price lol and it'll tear MMO's a new one.
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for your consideration only

Board:
Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-EP35-DS3R LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Dynamic Energy Saver Ultra Durable II Intel Motherboard - Retail
Newegg.com - ABIT IP35-E LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

RAM:
Newegg.com - Crucial Ballistix 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
Newegg.com - Crucial Ballistix Tracer 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail with LEDS
Newegg.com - GeIL Value Series 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail

PSU:
Modular:
Newegg.com - HIPER HPU-4M580-PS ATX12V 580W Power Supply 100 - 120V/ 195 - 240V CB, CE, FCC, TUV, cUL - Retail
Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-520HX ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V 2.91 520W Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TUV, CCC, C-tick - Retail
Non-Modular:
Newegg.com - Antec True Power Trio TP3-550 ATX12V 550W Power Supply with Three 12V Rails 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, FCC, TÜV, CE, C-tick, CCC, CB - Retail cheaper w/o MIR
Newegg.com - PC Power & Cooling S610EPS EPS12V 610W Continuous @ 40°C Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, cUL, CE, CB, TUV - Retail Seems to be most trusted unit around these parts
Corsair VX 550W ATX Power Supply - CMPSU-550VX - Buy.com powerful none the less and cheaper only in price after MIR

HDD:
Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

CPU Cooler:
Newegg.com - Tuniq Tower 120 P4 & K8 CPU Cooler - Retail
Thermalright Ultima-90 Heatpipe CPU Cooler for AMD AM2 and Intel LGA775

Thermal Paste:
Newegg.com - Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound - OEM

Case of your choice

Optical drive of your choice
Newegg.com - LITE-ON Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD Burner with LightScribe - OEM

again consideration only... feel free to (up)downgrade HDD size / get more ram
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