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Old 01-08-2007, 10:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok this is the home stretch, this friday I get my last paycheck that is going towards my build, and I wanna make sure that if I am getting it this weekend that everything is perfect.. Please feel free to make ANY suggestions about it.. somethings im not 100% on is the case and the video card (should i go evga 7900gs, 7950gt 256, or 7950gt 512).. I wanna overclock it decently but nothing extreme. Heres the build:

Motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138037
Processor:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115005
Memory:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231085
Video Card:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130074
Hard Drive:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136062
Power Supply:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104953
DVD Drive:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827101131
Case:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811170027

Total is from 750-900 depending on tweaks, i wanna keep it as low as possible without sacraficing too much performance for a few measely bucks. I am going to use my current sound card (SB Live! 5.1 before getting a new one)

As ive said before i want this to be a good gaming machine that will last me for about 4 years through college, so being upgradeable (it should be with the ram, the step up program, and the overclocking)

What do you guys think?
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any ideas?
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Probably gonna get this to replace the stock fan once I get it all set up and start OCing

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118019
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please any help is appreciated.. This computer is so close i cant wait, any thing you would change or does it look good? Do you think the ram is ok Volts for the Mobo? and do you think the case has enough cooling?
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...plz? any help before i go to bed?
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I would go for the cheaper video card and wait for the price of the DX10 cards to drop, unless you can afford them now, and spend the extra money to get 2GB of ram.
And by the way I think you should stop bumping your thread...
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