I'm Building my first gaming computer, im not the most familiar with computer parts but i've done tons of research and think I have found the parts, but i really dont know If these parts are going to work well together, ex: fan for cooling, more ram, faster hard drive, socket time.
Since you have a X38 motherboard picked, i'd suggest you go with an ATI graphic card so you can Crossfire them in the future (if you want to) so a HD4850 instead of the 9600GT. Basically any SATA burner. That velociraptor is a huge expense, make sure you really want it.
I will second that, yes its a very fast drive so yes your game will load damn quick , but you can get a quick drive for half that price and go get yourself a much better graphics card, its the card that really matters.
Well the velociraptor was a suggestion, i also was looking towards the Western Digital Raptor 74GB SATA 10000RPM Hard Drive 5.2MS 16MB, but might be to low of memory, so i had the Western Digital Raptor 150gb, 10k rpm. If i were to cut off $140 from the velociraptor and get the raptor 74gb, would I put this towards
Gigabyte Radeon HD 4870 750MHZ 512MB 3.6GHZ DDR5 PCI-E Dual DVI-I HDCP HDTV Out Video Card.
And I have the money to spend a little extra on the cpu, would a better cpu be recomended?
I'm trying to buy this setup as soon as possible, will this work out? Or do I really need to spend more money for a new Power Supply upgrading to a 750W, im hoping this computer will last so is there any more upgrades or replacements i should consider?