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Old 01-08-2009, 06:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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COOLERMASTER, Cosmos S (RC-1100-KKN1-GP) Black Tower Case, EATX, No PSU, Aluminum

CORSAIR, CMPSU-1000HX HX Series Power Supply w/ Modularized Cable Management, 1000W, 80 PLUS®, 24-pin ATX12V EPS12V, Multi-GPU Ready

GIGABYTE, GA-EX58-EXTREME, LGA1366, Intel® X58

CORSAIR, 12GB (6 x 2GB) Dominator XMP PC3-12800 DDR3 1600MHz CL9 (8-8-8-24) 1.65V SDRAM DIMM, Non-ECC

Core I7 965 3.2 Extreme CPU

HSF:THERMALRIGHT, Ultra-120 eXtreme CPU Heatsink, Socket 1366/775/AM2, Aluminum

XFX GeForce GTX 280
XFX GeForce GTX 280

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SEAGATE, 1.5TB Barracuda 7200.11, SATA 3 Gb/s, 7200 RPM, 32MB cache

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LG ELECTRONICS, GGW-H20L Black 6x/8x/24x BD/DVD±RW/CD-RW Blu-ray Disc™ Burner w/ Lightscribe, SATA, Retail

HT OMEGA, Claro Halo XT Sound Card w/ HI-FI Headphone Amplifier, 7.1 channels, 24-bit 192KHz, PCI, Retail


KOUTECH SYSTEMS, FPM220 Black/Beige 1.44MB 3.5" Floppy Drive + 23-in-1 Card Reader Combo Drive, Type A USB 2.0

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MICROSOFT, Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition w/ SP1, OEM
MICROSOFT, Windows XP Professional Edition w/ SP3, OEM

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This computer is for games video and Gateway 30 in Monitor

I'd love to hear what you like and don't like about this rig?
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Old 01-08-2009, 06:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'm not sure if there's anything not to like about that system... I would ask if you really want 12GB of RAM, because 6 is fine; but I think you're going all, all-out anyway. And 6 Terabytes? Really?

Oh. And if you're about to spend that much, get a nice Solid State to boot your OS's off of.
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lots of hd's depending on what ur doing i dont really think u would need 6 tb for gaming.

id replace mb with this:
Newegg.com - BIOSTAR TpowerX58 LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

id also replace your psu with a corsair 750, maybe the new corsair 850 but its prolly unnecessary

get home professional, ultimate really doesnt have anything more to offer

replace the gtx 280's with a gtx295, its pretty much gtx 280 sli on one card. and its cheaper.

id replace cpu with the 920 and just overclock it.

also just get 6gb, that should be more then enough for what u doing.
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get a better monitor. apple cinema display or a dell, both 30" are much better monitors.
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Old 01-08-2009, 06:51 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I just ordered Vista Home Premium 64 about 10 minutes ago for $142.99 (In Canada, so around $110 USD). Might save you a bit of cash to downgrade.
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over priced parts..probably won't use half of what you picked out. no use for floppy drives unless you really 100% NEED them. 12gb of ram is probably useless
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With a budget like that you could probably get 2 GTX295s in SLI...but im not even sure you can do that. Anyone know yet? I know 4way SLI never really worked, so im not sure this would.

Anyway, that system is nice, if you want to take out a second mortgage on your house or something. Overkill for most, but if you have the cash why not.
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Yeah, go with what Stalin said. I forgot about the 295, and if you go with a 920, you'll save enough to buy a dope water-cooling setup. That'll allow you to clock your 920 up to at least 4.0 Ghz.
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Yeah, go with what Stalin said. I forgot about the 295, and if you go with a 920, you'll save enough to buy a dope water-cooling setup. That'll allow you to clock your 920 up to at least 4.0 Ghz.
Yeh the extreme is pretty pointless unless your really big into overclocking. The cash you save you can put toward...i dunno something more worthwhile.
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Too Much Hdd, Lol, What Are You Storing?
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