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Ordering Tommorow - Ensuring Compatability

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February 3, 2008 5:59:21 AM

So I'm ordering my first custom build pc tommorow and I just want to make sure all the parts will fit :) 

EVGA 132-CK-NF78-A1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
EVGA 512-P3-N841-A3 GeForce 8800GTS (G92) 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
Thermaltake Armor Series VA8003BWS Black Full Tower Case w/ 25CM Fan - Retail
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor - Retail
G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400PHU2-2GBHZ - Retail
SILVERSTONE ST85ZF ATX 12V 2.2 & EPS12V 850W SLI Certified Power Supply - Retail
Creative 70SB046A00000 7.1 Channels 24-bit 192KHz PCI Interface Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Professional Series - Retai
SAMSUNG 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe Black SATA Model SH-S203N - OEM
Western Digital Raptor WD1500ADFD 150GB 10,000 RPM Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - OEM
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
Tuniq Tower 120 P4 & K8 CPU Cooler - Retail
Scythe DFS123812-3000 "ULTRA KAZE" 120 x 38 mm Case Fan - Retail
Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound - OEM

Notes and Questions
*I know I don't need the 780i motherboard, but its only marginally more expensive than the 680i and I've heard the 680i had some problems with random restarts and what not. I don't think the 780i has these problems, but if it does can someone recommend another motherboard?
*I've read a lot about the g0 version of the quad. What does this mean? Can I still get this from newegg? And is it better?

Thanks in advance.

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February 3, 2008 8:07:03 AM

Hmm tbh I'm pretty set on the quad vs the e8400. As for the new quads, i really don't want to wait till possibly the end of march. Plus, I've heard for all intensive purposes, the difference I'll notice is marginal.
February 3, 2008 8:24:45 AM

No offense intended, but do you really expect to be using more than 2 cores on a consistent basis? If the answer is yes, get the Quad or wait until Yorkfield. If the answer is even a "maybe" get the E8400, because it will blow away the Q6600 in comparison.