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Old 01-05-2007, 09:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What do you guys think of this? The ones pending on the bottom are the cpu's I am not sure of what I want yet. I really doubt I will get the e6700 since its almost $200 more than the e6600 and theres not much more power from it (well atleast not $200 more power worth).

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$105 - Western Digital Raptor WD360ADFD 36.7GB 10,000 RPM 16MB Cache Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - OEM

$35 - SAMSUNG Black 18X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 18X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2M Cache IDE DVD Burner With 12X DVD-RAM Write, LightScribe Technology - OEM

$130 - Antec Performance One P180B Black 0.8mm cold rolled steel for durability through the majority of chassis 1.0mm cold rolled steel around the 4 x HDD area ATX Mid Tower Computer Case – Retail

$225 - ASUS P5W DH DELUXE/WIFI-AP LGA 775 Intel 975X ATX Intel Motherboard – Retail

$125 - CORSAIR XMS2 1GB (2 x 512MB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail

$95 - Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3320620AS (Perpendicular Recording Technology) 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive – OEM

$130 - SILVERSTONE SST-ST60F ATX 600W Power Supply 90 - 264 V - Retail

$200 - XFX PVT71PUDP3 GeForce 7900GS 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 EXTREME Video Card - Retail

$30 - ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro CPU Cooler - Retail

>$150 - OS

$1000 - Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 Kentsfield 2.66GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail
Total with this cpu = $2225

$320 - Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 Conroe 2.4GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail
Total with this cpu = $1545

$510 - Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 Conroe 2.66GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail
Total with this cpu = $1735

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Old 01-05-2007, 09:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if i were you i would save money by not getting that raptor and getting 2 gigs of ram instead.

also the psu seems a little overpriced go for a good 500 watt maybe an antec true power or something which will also save your money

and imo get the e6600 the price/performance is amazing

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Old 01-05-2007, 11:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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IMO, you should not even have the QX6700 in your mind if you aren't even getting 2GB RAM. Listen to fade and get the e6600. CPU cooler is pretty pointless unless you are planning on OC or you are a cool freak.

Everything else looks good.
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Old 01-06-2007, 01:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I agree with fade2black2004 and ferarri.
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