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Gaming Rig Build Help: Rate What I've Got So Far And Give Suggestions

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December 22, 2008 12:46:24 AM

Motherboard/Soundcard- ASUS P5Q PRO + XONAR DX LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard Bundle @ $184
Power Supply- OCZ GameXStream 700-Watt Power Supply @ $75
RAM- OCZ Reaper 4 GB (2 x 2GB) DDR2 1066 @ $49
CPU- Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ $190
CPU Cooler- XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler @ $37
Video Card- SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 4870 1GB @ $225
DVD Burner- Samsung DVD-R/RW @ $29
Case- Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case @ $110
Hard Drive- Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive @ $120
Mouse- Logitech G5 @ $50
Keyboard- RAZER Lycosa @ $80
OS- Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit @ $100
Primary Display- BenQ E2400HD 24" LCD Monitor @ $300
Secondary Display- BenQ G2200w 22" LCD Monitor @ $260
Headset- Sennheiser PC 350 Gaming Headset @ $155
Total Cost- $1964

As I said in the title, please rate this gaming rig and give any suggestions you have. This is only a work in progress. Also, if you have any tips on if I should consider overclocking or if I should go dual-core or quad-core I'd really appreciate it.

Thanks in advance.
December 22, 2008 5:27:16 AM

+1 to Proximon and the rest of your build.

I'd go dual core and OC higher.

Also consider Mushkin or G.Skill RAM.
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