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Old 05-20-2007, 06:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Final build, should I go ahead and order

Ok well i took some suggestions from my last topic but im still not 100% on it so I just got a few more questions.

Is everything completely compatable?
Am I getting the best bang for the buck? Can I get something better for the same price or a little bit more.. Can I get something with the same performance for cheaper? Is my cooling good enough?

PS. Ive never built pc before

Sorry if i seem very annoying and keep asking this its just im spending alot of money which takes me along time to save condisering im 15 and working partime making minium wage.

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Xion II Black ATX Mid-Tower Case with Clear Side Front USB and Audio Ports and 450-Watt Power Supply XON101 in Canada at TigerDirect.ca - $86.99

Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.40GHz Processor with Fan (Retail) & a FREE copy of Supreme Commander PC Game in Canada at TigerDirect.ca - $332.99

OCZ StealthXStream 600-Watt ATX 120mm Fan SATA-Ready PCI-e Ready Active PFC Power Supply OCZ600SXS in Canada at TigerDirect.ca - $119.99

EVGA GeForce 8800 GTS 640MB GDDR3 SLI Ready PCI Express Dual DVI HDTV HDCP Enabled Video Card 640-P2-N821-AR in Canada at TigerDirect.ca - $439.97

Sony DRU-120C Multi-Drive 16x DVD±R Burn & Read 8x DVD+RW 6x DVD-RW 5x DVD-RAM 8x DVD+R DL 4x DVD-R DL 48x24x CD-RRW Black Only Internal DVD Burner - Retail DRU120C in Canada at TigerDirect.ca - $49.97

OCZ Platinum Revision-2 2048MB PC6400 DDR2 800MHz Dual Channel Memory (2 x 1024MB) OCZ2P800R22GK in Canada at TigerDirect.ca - $119.97

MSI P965 Neo-F Intel Socket 775 ATX Motherboard Audio PCI Express Gigabit LAN USB 2.0 Serial ATA in Canada at TigerDirect.ca - $132.99

Seagate 320GB 7200 16MB SATA-300 OEM Hard Drive ST3320620AS in Canada at TigerDirect.ca - $99.97

Subtotal: $1,472.82
Total(Shipping+Tax included): $1,743.29

thanks alot
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Default Re: Final build, should I go ahead and order

I don't know much about Ultra as a company, so I would be a little worried about buying a PSU from them, especially with the current rating on the one you have linked. OCZ is a good company, so I would probably go with this PSU OCZ StealthXStream 600-Watt ATX 120mm Fan SATA-Ready PCI-e Ready Active PFC Power Supply OCZ600SXS in Canada at TigerDirect.ca

Everything in your build is compatible, I'm sure you'll enjoy it a lot
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thx, changed it.
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I'm sure the RAM you have there isn't bad but I would highly recommend this:
Newegg.com - G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail

I don't know if you can find it in a Canadian store but it is worth it if you can.
Everything else looks good.

BTW, that ram is the same price, atleast here, as the one you have got listed.
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IMO, u should wait till july 22 when the prices of the intel's cpu goes down, and u might be able to get a quad core for the price that ur spending right now. this build is not bad, but i recomend one of these mobos as they perform good and overclock well.

Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3 (rev. 1.3) LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

or

Newegg.com - MSI P6N SLI-FI LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 650i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

for the psu, thats a good psu, but i would go for any of the corsair ones.

ya, definately go with the gskill hz memory dude, they overclock very well.

anyways, these are only my opinions, you do what u think would be best
good luck with your build

oh ****... i linked it to newegg..... u live in canada right... sorry
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Ya, I agree on the motherboard. the DS3 is a strong overclocker.
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ds3 and msi r both very good boards.

gskill is the best ram
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ya i live in canada. I can never find the stuff on tigerdirect that ppl list on newegg. I dont think tigerdirect carrys G.Skill stuff and i cant find those mobos on tigerdirect

oh and ya i was thinking of waiting till July 22nd but thats far away... is the performance a real big difference from the duo to the quad?The 8800gts might go down in price also by then
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just go for ocz then, they are still good
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I have the case and it's nice heh. I would get the DS3 over that motherboard but it should be nice too. The OCZ ram if it's a good deal should work nicely. Overall it's a good build :P
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