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Old 05-12-2008, 01:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Well this is what i was thinking about getting.
I have been thinking about buying a new pc for a while and believe these are the best parts for the money at the moment. Although just poking around other threads i have seen people saying to wait for the 4870 and that crossfire does way better than sli. But anyways i will probably wait till after May to get these thing. But i am pretty sure i will be getting the q6600. Although i heard Intel likes to slash prices around June. Is this true? If so i can wait. Oh also i was going to get 2 sets of that ram for a grand total of 4 gigs.

Newegg.com - Crucial Ballistix Tracer 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory

Newegg.com - ASUS P5N-D LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 750i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor - CPUs / Processors

Oh and this is a TV tuner, I think it is one of the better ones, i am getting for my current pc that i am going to turn into a Media center. Specs done below. I am going to keep the zalman 9700 for my next build and i have an ocz 700 watt psu for this new build that i also already have. Anyways any suggestions would be helpful.

Newegg.com - Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 1800 MCE Kit 1128 NTSC/ATSC/QAM/FM TV Tuner Card w/MCE Remote - TV Tuners & Video Devices

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I don't see any problems with them parts.

I haven't heard anything of a price cut but the new GPU's do look very promising.

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Honestly...for the price of ram these days, go ahead and pick up a 2x2 kit instead.

And i would swap out to the evga 750i FTW board rather than the asus. The evga board has all solid caps and 6 stage pwm.
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And i would swap out to the evga 750i FTW board rather than the asus. The evga board has all solid caps.
The asus has all solid caps as well, look at the pics...
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