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Old 11-28-2007, 09:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, my friend came to me to help him with a build for christmas and this is what we have put together so far:

cpu: core 2 duo e6750
Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 Conroe 2.66GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail

mobo: do not know but we just want something solid that will work

PSU: Corsair 520 watt
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

Ram: geil 2x2gb
Newegg.com - GeIL Value Series 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail

gpu: EVGA 8800gt
Newegg.com - EVGA 512-P3-N802-A1 GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

hdd: seagate 250gb
Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS 250GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

case: cooler master centurion 5
Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-WW Black/Silver Aluminum Bezel, SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail


so if i can get any opinions, suggestions, or anything else i missed let me know please, thanks.
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For the mobo you could try the p35-ds3r or the abit ip35
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is there a general budget? and for 120$ you can get a 600w silver stone modular with quad 12v rails.
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corsair 520 is plenty

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thanks a bunch guys yeah ill probably end up getting the p35, we'll probably order it soon if anyone sees anything incompatible or if im missing anything please tell me and again thanks
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well the RAM is 5-5-5
i always like to recommend 4-4-4
get 2 of these
Newegg.com - Patriot Extreme Performance 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
cheaper after MIR as well
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good biuld but id change the ram to gskill hk's ddr800
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