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Old 03-31-2007, 10:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, what do you guys think.

CASE: Newegg.com - APEVIA X-CRUISER-BK Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
PROCESSOR: Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 Conroe 2.13GHz 2M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail
VISTA: Newegg.com - Microsoft Windows Vista 32-Bit Home Premium for System Builders Single Pack DVD - OEM
MOTHERBOARD: Newegg.com - ASUS P5B Deluxe LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
RAM: Newegg.com - G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
HDD: Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 (Perpendicular Recording) ST3250820AS 250GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
POWERSUPPLY: Newegg.com - SeaSonic S12 Energy Plus SS-550HT ATX12V / EPS12V 550W Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CE, CB, TUV, FCC - Retail
2X DVD DRIVES: Newegg.com - NEC Black 18X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 18X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2M Cache E-IDE / ATAPI DVD Burner - OEM
HEATSINK: Thermalright Ultra-120 Aluminum Heatpipe Heatsink for K8, LGA775

And still need to choose a graphics card, im waiting for some more DX10 cards to come out, and then I'll get one of those. The only problem is that this is EXPENSIVE. My budget is like $1200, and after buying a graphics card it'll be like $1400 or so. So my questions are:

Is there anything on that list that I can sacrifice and get something cheaper without changing my gaming experience too much? thanks. and reocmmending any different parts would be great, CHEAP AS YOU CAN GET THEM!
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get the e6300 not much diference between the two and u can just do the automatic 10% overclock on it using the oc tool included in the mobo software and be same speed aswell as keep stoc heat sink they arent that bad ive herd of people ocing to 3.3ghz stable on stock heat sink all that should save u like 200 there
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