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Old 02-23-2011, 08:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default I'd appreciate thoughts/advice on this tentative build

Let me know what you think about this set up:

case/power: Antec Sonata III 500W
motherboard: Asus P7P55D-E Pro
processor: Intel core i7 870 2.93 GHz
video: EVGA GeForce GTX 460 SE 1GB 256-bit
SSD: Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS 2TB
Memory: G.skill Ripjaws series 4GB (2x2GB)
Optical: HP BD Combo


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Default Re: I'd appreciate thoughts/advice on this tentative build

If you can wait until mid-March to April, then you could get an Intel Sandy Bridge cpu socket 1155. The one you listed right now is 1156 and is replaced with the 1155 socket.
If you can't wait, maybe pick up an socket 1366 system instead.

For the video card, get the non SE version instead.
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