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Old 02-18-2009, 01:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey Chaps! Could i get some advice on this build?

Motherboard:
Foxconn Blood Rage Intel X58 (Socket 1366) PCI-Express DDR3 Motherboard
£275.99

Processor:
Intel Core i7 920 2.66Ghz
£247.25

RAM:
Corsair Dominator 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C8 1600MHz Triple Channel Kit
£166.75

Graphics:
ASUS GeForce GTX 295 1792MB GDDR3 Dual DVI HDMI PCI Express
£434.45

Hard Drive:
Samsung Spin Point F1 SATAII 1TB 32Mb Cache Hard Drive <8.9ms 7200rpm
£80

DVD Drive...thing... ^^:
Samsung Lightscribe S223Q - 22x DVD+/-/RW - 8x Dual Layer - SATA - With Nero - Black - OEM
£20

Case:
NZXT Lexa Black-Line Classic Series ATX - Red
£80

PSU:
OCZ Fatal1ty 700w Silent SLI Ready ATX2 Power Supply
£100

as i said in my intro thing...im not too computer savvy...so feel free to call me an idiot for choosing certain parts =p
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I would switch the psu to a corsiar 750tx but besides that it looks great to me.
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I am sure you already did a power calc. Maybe want to consider an 800 - 1000 watt PS. Covering the items listed is great but what about all of the other stuff? USB extentions specifically.

Other than that....Have fun.
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should i use this PSU instead?

OCZ ProXStream 1000W?

would all the said parts at least get me a running system?
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Yep that would work. Nice 3 yr warranty...just in case.
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I am sure you already did a power calc. Maybe want to consider an 800 - 1000 watt PS. Covering the items listed is great but what about all of the other stuff? USB extentions specifically.

Other than that....Have fun.
USB extentions?? For what?

Anyways, you don't need a 1000w power supply to run that system. And the OCZ ProXStream 1000w is one you want to avoid. Check out our power supply guide:
http://www.techist.com/forums/f76/re...-guide-137927/

Like Hefe said, go for a Corsair 750.
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Old 02-18-2009, 02:38 PM   #7 (permalink)
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kk awesome if i take the 750w one...that should save me like £50 ^^! thats like.....70beers!
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Right on, always need beers

1000w psu is overkill
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On a side note if you ever planed to run dual gtx295's the 750 would just barely do it. In that case I would get a higher watt corsiar but the 750 is fine for your system as is.
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Thanks for all the help guys ^^

hopefully the system should be up in the next week or so....just gotta get some time off work to go get the components ^^

i'll keep ya posted in anyone cares =p

oh...and if i did decide to get 2x gtx 295's....i could always switch PSU's right?

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