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November 28, 2008 7:58:16 AM

-Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale 3.16GHz and GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P LGA 775 combo:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.141751

-Antec Three Hundred Black:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129042

-SAPPHIRE 100245L Radeon HD 4850 512MB

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102770

-OCZ StealthXStream OCZ600SXS 600W

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341010

-G.SKILL PI Black 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231209

-ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro 92mm CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835186134

-LG DVD Burner with LightScribe

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136153

I already have a monitor and all the peripherals from my old computer, and I plan on using Windows XP until Windows 7 comes out. The total cost on this right is about $750 shipped and that doesn't even include the rebates.
I do quite a bit of gaming and I'm looking to have this computer last me at least two years. I will be overclocking as much as I can. My HannsG 19" monitor has a native 1280 x 1024" resolution so I don't need a really high-end graphics card.

My only concern is with i7 out and Phenom II coming out soon, should I wait?

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November 28, 2008 9:11:27 AM

Everything looks fine. At 1280x1024 resolution you will not need any overclocking to get the minimum 30 fps for smooth gaming.

I assume you have a hard drive picked out but forgot to post it?
November 28, 2008 9:48:54 AM

I'm using the hard drives from my current computer to save money:


-Main Drive: Western Digital Caviar SE WD1200JS 120GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache
-Storage Drive: Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache
November 28, 2008 7:36:27 PM

Any other thoughts?
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