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Old 11-22-2008, 03:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Will all of this work?
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Case:

ThermalTake Spedo Large Tower Case w/o PSU £139.83

RAM:

6GB (3x2GB) Corsair XMS3 DDR3, PC3-12800 (1600MHz), 240 Pin, Non-ECC Unbuffered, CAS 9-9-9-24 £193.86
Motherboard:

Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD5, Intel X58, Sok 1366, PCI-E 2.0, DDR3 1066/1600/2000, SATA II, ATX £227.48

Hard drive:

2 x 320 GB Western Digital WD3202ABYS RE3, SATA 300, 7200 rpm, 16MB Cache, 8.9 ms £56.75 (£113.50 for both)

CPU:

Intel i7 920, Socket 1366 (B), Nehalem, 2.66GHz, Cache 8MB £238.24

GPU:

1GB PowerColor HD4870, PCI-E 2.0(x16), 3600MHz GDDR5, GPU 750MHz, 800 Cores, 2x DL DVI-I/ HDTV, HDCP £211.44

Power:

650W Coolermaster Extreme Plus PSU Active £69.98


Optical drive:

Pioneer DVR-216DBK 20x DVDĪR, 12x DVDĪDL, DVD+RW x8/-RW x6, SATA, Black, OEM £18.79

Monitor:

22" Asus VW222U, Black Widescreen, 2 ms, DVI/VGA, 1680x1050, 2000:1, Speakers £174.48

Keyboard:

Logitech G11 Gaming Keyboard, USB 1.1/2.0, Wired, Silver/Black £36.72

Mouse:

Logitech G9 Laser Mouse, 3200dpi, USB2, 5 Buttons, Black £38.65


Grand price total: £1,468.96 (Including VAT and P&P)
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It'll be fine
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why do you hate RAM?
you forgot it again
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Old 11-22-2008, 05:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
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He might just plan on using some ram he already has lying around. But the problem with that, is that Core i7 chips use DDR3 ram. So unless he has DDR3 ram lying around, then he should be concerned.
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**** i keep forgetting.... omg. I'll go get it now. NOW.

EDIT: added ram.
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uhmmm..it's dual channel

TRY AGAIN :] you'll want to pick up a 6gb 3gbx2 kit so you can run it in tri-channel (which you use on x58/corei7 boards)
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Old 11-22-2008, 09:28 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Why does everyone get the G9 ><
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^ because it's a sweet mouse. and you dont NEED tri channel ram 3 sticks of dual channel will work
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Old 11-22-2008, 09:39 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Changed RAM to 6 gb (3x2gb). figured for an extra £47 it's worth it. I'm £31.04 under budget lol.
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with that 37 bones you could get some moar ram. like another 1gb stick and your build would be perfect.
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