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Hi Im building a new gaming/personal computer and was wondering if you guys can tell me what you think of my build.

Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale 3.0GHz 6MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - Retail - $189.99
Frys.com has the Q6600 for $199.99 so I dont know if I should get that instead.

GIGABYTE GA-EP35-DS3L LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail - $89.99

CORSAIR 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail - $86.50

EVGA 512-P3-N800-AR GeForce 8800 GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail - $169.99

CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CE, CB, TUV, FCC, CCC - Retail - $109.99

Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM $89.99

Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail - $119.99

XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler - Retail - $36.99

SAMSUNG 22X DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-S223F - OEM - $28.99

ARCTIC COOLING MX-2 Thermal Compound - Retail - $6.99

Total = $929.41 but less after mail-in rebate

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  1. No dvd burner/drive or did you just skip listing it? =0
  2. Oops i forgot about that. I added it, thanks
  3. I say it looks real good....as I just ordered a similar setup, but going MicroATX. I had the exact setup
    picked out if going full tower, except I had a 550W Corsair PSU.....I prob should of spent an extra 10$, right? :lol:
  4. Not bad at all...very nice build. :)

    You might want to add some thermal paste to that build.

    http://z3.invisionfree.com/kips_corner/index.php?showtopic=48 <---- Your build is similiar to my second build on that link.
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