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Old 04-02-2008, 05:36 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: Complete noob, buying a pre built system. Good deal?

because the q9300 has four cores insted of 2


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Old 04-02-2008, 09:32 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Default Re: Complete noob, buying a pre built system. Good deal?

i Decided to build, and here is what i came up with (thanks to reading these and other forums)

In Stock 29030 $629.99 $629.99

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 250GB SATA2 8.5MS 7200RPM 16MB Cache Hard Drive 5YR MFR Warranty (x2 in raid)

Antec Nine Hundred Mid Tower Gamer Case 900 ATX 9 Drive Bay No PS Top USB2.0 1394 Audio

Zalman ZM1000-HP 1000W Power Supply ATX 12V 2.2 20/24PIN Modular Cable SLI Ready Heatpipe 140MM Fan

EVGA Nforce 790I Ultra LGA775 ATX DDR3 3 PCI-E X16 2 PCI-E X1 2 PCI SATA2 RAID Sound Motherboard

Corsair XMS3 TWIN3X2048-1333C9DHX G 2GB DDR3 2X1GB DDR3-1333 CL 9-9-9-27 Dual Channel Memory Kit
To keep this price, you have to check out within 6 days.

Thermaltake BigWater 760I 2 5.25IN Drive Bay Computer Liquid Cooling System with Qc Fittings

Arctic Cooling MX-2 Thermal Compound Paste NON-ELECTRICAL Conductive 4 Gram

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450 Quad Core Processor LGA775 2.66GHZ Yorkfield 1333FSB 12MB OEM No HSF

Good build, see any problems with compatibility? Thanks for all your help so far.

Ps. One last question, witch Os to go with? with my 2 gigs of ram (later to be upgraded) should i go xp/vista/32/64... Hmm

(May look like i stole oogee's post, but i am helping him build a new system while i build mine as we are RL roomates)

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