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Just Bought my first build, what do you guys think?

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March 10, 2008 2:26:26 PM

MOTHERBOARD
GIGABYTE GA-EX38-DQ6 LGA 775 Intel X38 ATX Intel Motherboard

Case
Thermaltake Armor Series VA8003BWS Black Full Tower Case w/ 25CM Fan - Retail

Video Card
DIAMOND Viper 3870PE4512SB Radeon HD 3870 512MB 256-bit GDDR4 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

Power Supply
PC Power & Cooling S75QB EPS12V 750W Power Supply - Retail

Processor
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor Model BX80562Q6600 - Retail

Ram
OCZ Reaper HPC Edition 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model OCZ2RPR800C44GK - Retail

Hard Drive
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250410AS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

Optical Drives
ASUS Black SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model DVD-E616A3T OEM - OEM
SAMSUNG 20X DVD±R DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-S203B - OEM

Operating System
Windows XP 64-bit Professional

Monitor
Acer AL2216Wbd Black 22" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor with HDCP support - Retail

I will crossfire this summer
and i think im going to Dual Boot Vista and XP, i wasnt sure about switching over to vista just yet so i had to buy 64-bit xp

and the hard drive i bought now is just for now, i will buy more here in a month or so

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March 10, 2008 2:44:42 PM

At least you changed the PSU from your last post. I guess I was to late for my 2 cents. You should be fine with it though. AHH wait you switched the video card on us? or did you need to rebudget for the PSU?
March 10, 2008 2:46:55 PM

Hey yeah i read your post after i purchased, i switch to the ATI because i went with the x38 motherboard, i will buy one of those Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 hard drives next month.
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March 10, 2008 2:48:45 PM

good build... hope you can Xfire soon
March 10, 2008 2:49:31 PM

yeah, i will Xfire here soon, just waiting to finish out this semester of school to work more hours and add onto my system a little more
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