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what do you think of this build (best bang for the buck below $800)

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July 20, 2007 2:34:36 AM

here is a list of what im planning so far-

dvd rom drive-$36.99
LITE-ON Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD Burner with LightScribe

hard drive- $109.99
SAMSUNG SpinPoint T Series HD501LJ 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA
3.0Gb/s Hard Drive

motherboard - $176.99
ASUS P5B Deluxe LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Conroe 2.13GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor

vi deo card- $89.99
HIS Hightech H165PRP256GDDN-R Radeon X1650PRO 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 iSilence II CrossFire Ready

case- $49.99
COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-WW Black/Silver Aluminum Bezel, SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

power supply- $54.99
ePOWER ZU-550W ATX12V Version 2.0 / EPS12V 550W Power Supply 115/230 V UL, CE, FCC, TUV

COOLING- $34.99
Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro - P4 up to 4.4GHz - S775 Dual Core / Core2Duo Ready OOLING%253a%2bArctic%2bCooling%2bFreezer%2b7%2bPro

Memory - $88

OS- $89.99
Microsoft Windows XP Home With SP2B 1 Pack

my budget was $800 but so far this comes to aproximately $925. hopefully in two weeks when i start to order this stuff it really drops in price so i can meet my budget
what do you think so far of the list?

im possibly thinking of getting a better powersupply, but I already have the one listed that will be taken from my current computer and put in this new one.

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July 20, 2007 3:31:13 AM

mb- ga965p ds3 rev1.3 goes for $100
hd- for that price get 2 250g and do raid 0
cooling- i seen tr-120x for $44+sh
cpu-e4400 goes for $113 after july 22nd
vidcard- you can find a 7900gs for $99 +sh