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Old 02-19-2010, 10:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks good to me. Are you planning on doing crossfire in the future? If you aren't you could save a little by downgrading the PSU to a 650W, which would be plenty for a single 5870, and getting a GA-X58A-UD3R for a mobo. Other than that everything looks good.

I put together a similar build a few days ago.
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****, I wished I still lived in america where all computer parts are inexpensive.
Nice rig; which i7 model are you going to get?
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****, I wished I still lived in america where all computer parts are inexpensive.
Nice rig; which i7 model are you going to get?
It's got to be the i7 920. Microcenter has it for such a cheap price.
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It's got to be the i7 920. Microcenter has it for such a cheap price.
It is indeed...
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Looks good to me. Are you planning on doing crossfire in the future? If you aren't you could save a little by downgrading the PSU to a 650W, which would be plenty for a single 5870, and getting a GA-X58A-UD3R for a mobo. Other than that everything looks good.

I put together a similar build a few days ago.
I do plan on crossfiring in the future. That motherboard looks nice and it's cheaper... Should I go with it over the one I had selected?
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this mobo?
Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards
yea, that one looks good. real good price for what you get also, so id say yea pick that one up.
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