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Old 02-14-2007, 12:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default So I just bought this..

What do you guys think?

Case - Thermaltake SHARK VA7000BWA Black Aluminum ATX Full Tower

Processor - Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 Conroe 2.4GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775

Video Card - MSI NX8800GTS-T2D640E 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16

Sound Card - Not sure yet..

RAM - CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory

Hard Drive - (I don't actually know which specific model) Seagate Barracuda 500 GB

MoBo - ASUS Commando LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel

Power Supply - ENERMAX FMA II EG565P-VE ATX12V 535W Power Supply 115/230 V

Monitor(s) - 2x Acer AL2017BMD Black 20" 8ms DVI LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 600:1 Built in Speakers

Speakers - Logitech X-230 32 watts RMS 2.1 Black Speaker System

Mouse/Keyboard - Logitech 967688-0403 Black 103 Normal Keys 19 Function Keys USB RF Wireless Standard MX 3200 Laser Desktop Mouse Included

Ok so I know I didn't need to post the monitors, keyboard/mouse, ect. but I just wanted to know if I got a good deal. I payed about $2700 CDN for all of this. If I lived in America I would have gotten it from newegg for sure but what can I do. So, how is it/ did I get a good price?

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Old 02-14-2007, 12:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Seems like a good solid build, I would have cut down a few places but not bad.

E6300 w/ Arctic Freezer Pro 7 @ 3.6ghz 1.4Vcore
Antec 900 Case
EVGA 750i FTW Mobo
4x1GB of G.skill DDR2-800
2 8800GT in SLI
22" Samsung Syncmaster
1 250GB WD and 1 Seagate 7200.10 in RAID 0
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Old 02-14-2007, 05:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Alright, thanks for your oppinion. Where would you have cut down on?
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