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September 27, 2008 9:23:19 PM

hey guys
i need some opinions on this gaming setup. anything i should change/remove/add before i buy?

Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119122 -- $280

CPU*: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115041 -- $325

CPU Cooler: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118019 -- $70

Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188025 -- $320

RAM*: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231177 -- $260

Graphics Card*: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130368 -- $460

Power Supply*: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171029 -- $300

Hard Drive*: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682214829 -- $100

Floppy+Card Reader: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820270007 -- $20

Keyboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126034 -- $90

Case Fans (x7): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811999171 -- $45

Valve Complete Pack: http://store.steampowered.com/sub/478 -- $100 (can't have a gaming pc without valve! :D )


*RAM: will start with 4gb, upgrade to 8gb later
*Graphics Card: will start with one, add up to 2 later
*Power Supply: will possibly upgrade to 1500-2000w later
*Hard Drive: will start with 1, add up to 3 more later

thanks in advance!

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September 27, 2008 10:08:46 PM

*bump*
a b ) Power supply
a b U Graphics card
September 27, 2008 10:35:31 PM

Don't see any conflicts. Good luck.
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September 27, 2008 10:41:43 PM

only thing i would change is get a 10,000rpm harddrive since you are already spending so much already and you would see a boost in load times and seek times.
September 27, 2008 10:53:57 PM

should i change anything in it before i get it?
i'm looking for the best setup i get before the price gets ridiculous
September 27, 2008 11:17:16 PM

heatsink get a xigmatek half the price and more performance sorry not sure how to post link new to this board
September 27, 2008 11:58:06 PM

will the xigmatek fit in the case without removing any side fans?
September 28, 2008 5:51:33 PM

not to sure of the interior space on that case i would check for u but cant find interior specs. ones given are exterior but xig is not that much bigger maybe some one you owns one can give you height camparsion
September 28, 2008 5:57:57 PM

i just ordered a vendetta to try out on an old pentium 4 3.2 to try out the hdt tech i use watercooling on all my personal pcs i just know 9700 zalman is pricey for the performance it gives
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