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May 4, 2008 9:22:30 PM

Ordering parts in a week. Found a good deal on DDR3 High Performance RAM, and switched to the 790i mobo. If anyone see's any issues with this please let me know. Thanks.

SILVERSTONE TJ09-BW Black Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Item #: N82E16811163073

ZALMAN MFC1 Plus-B Black 6 Channel Multi Fan Controller - Retail
Item #: N82E16811999171

Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
Item #: N82E16822148288

(2) EVGA 512-P3-N802-AR GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail SLI
Item #: N82E16814130319 I ALREADY OWN THESE

PC Power & Cooling S75QB EPS12V 750W Power Supply - Retail
Item #: N82E16817703009

G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBHZ - Retail
Item #: N82E16820231167


EVGA 132-CK-NF79-A1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 790i Ultra SLI DDR3 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
Item #: N82E16813188025

Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale 3.0GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80570E8400 - Retail
Item #: N82E16819115037

(4) Scythe S-FLEX SFF21F 120mm Case Fan - Retail
Item #: N82E16835185006

XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler - Retail
Item #: N82E16835233003

ARCTIC COOLING ACCELS1 Rev 2 VGA Cooler - Retail
Item #: N82E16835186016

ARCTIC COOLING Turbo Module Sleeve Dual VGA Fan - Retail
Item #: N82E16835186021

LITE-ON Black SATA Blu-ray DVD-ROM Drive Model DH-4O1S-08 - Retail
Item #: N82E16827106225

Yes I know most of you will say I am a fool for the DDR3 Ram , and the mobo, but this build needs to last me awhile, and it's fsb being 1600 I can Oc it further, and it will keep me satisfied longer. Please give me some feedback. Good or bad.

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May 4, 2008 9:45:03 PM

save ur money on the ram and get 2 9800gx 2's. actually, 1 would be faster then ur sli 8800gt by a few percent. better idea, get 1 9800 gx2, then sli later if u need to. get a 750i ftw mobo from evga for 200 and get some crucial ballistix ram for 30 after MIR. i dont see any point in paying a premium for ram right now.
May 4, 2008 9:58:43 PM

Point taken. I really just wanted to OC as much as possible. And the 790i can offer that. I geuss I am having last minute jitters. In a few days I will start ordering parts, and who knows how many MORE times I will change my mind. I just the fastest machine I can get. I figure if the fsb on the 790i will push the e8400 a little more why not go for it. But i see your point. I will probably realize that just before I order and go back to my previous descision of 750i, and ddr2 800. Asfar as the 8800GT's go, I am going to hold onto them for awhile, being that I already have them. Thanks for the info.
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