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Old 08-15-2008, 11:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Just ordered my new system, tell me your thoughts

Here is what I picked out:

Case:
Antec Three Hundred Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Newegg.com - Antec Three Hundred Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

Extra case fans:
Scythe SY1225SL12SH 120mm "Slipstream" Case Fan - Retail
Newegg.com - Scythe SY1225SL12SH 120mm "Slipstream" Case Fan - Case Fans

PSU:
Antec NeoPower 650 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply - Retail
Newegg.com - Antec NeoPower 650 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TUV, CCC, C-tick - Power Supplies
($30 off combo with case)

HD:
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD6400AAKS 640GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD6400AAKS 640GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives

Motherboard:
ASUS P5Q Pro LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
Newegg.com - ASUS P5Q Pro LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

CPU:
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale 3.16GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80570E8500 - Retail
Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale 3.16GHz 6MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - Processors - Desktops

RAM:
OCZ Reaper HPC Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model OCZ2RPR800C44GK - Retail
Newegg.com - OCZ Reaper HPC Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory

GPU:
VisionTek 900244 Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail
Newegg.com - VisionTek 900244 Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

DVD:
SAMSUNG 22X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe Black SATA Model SH-S223Q/BEBN - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827151173

OS:
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 64-bit English for System Builders 1pk DSP OEI DVD - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16832116488

Total will be about $1,100 after rebates. So what do you think? This was my first time putting together my own computer; my intent was to make a nice gaming PC for use at 1680x1050 without breaking the bank. How do you rate my choices?
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yeah thats perfect.
Good job.

But I would had gone with a Quad core cpu
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Yep all good.
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