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Im building a gaming PC pls guide me

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April 27, 2009 1:40:18 PM

hi im building a new gaming pc the components ive chosen are as follows pls guide me if there are better deals available or additional better hardware available

Coolermaster Dominator CM690 Case With 2 x 120mm Case Fans
Intel Core i7 940 CPU
ASUS P6T Motherboard
1792MB nVidia GTX 295 Graphics Card
4GB (4 x 1GB) Kingston PC10600 1333Mhz DDR3 Ram
WD 1000GB 7200rpm SATA II Hard Drive
LG Blu Ray / HD DVD Reader & DVD +/- Rewriter
Creative Labs X-Fi Xtreme Audio 7.1 Sound Card
Microsoft Comfort Curve Keyboard & Optical Mouse
cooler master 600W SLI Ready PSU


im also thinking for xeon processors
April 27, 2009 2:35:44 PM

Lets lower and higher some stuff.

I7 920

Asus P6T Deluxe V2

card is good if its your liking

Get triple channel Memory: OCZ Platinum 3x2gb DDR3 1600

WD Black 640gb is all you'll need

Reader is fine unless you would rather have an LG 22x DVD

600w will not function a gtx 295.

850tx PSU

The case, Coolermaster RC-690 will be just fine or go with a full tower.

April 27, 2009 3:16:27 PM

what games do you play?

dual Xeon quads are only worth it if you play FSX since your using up half the threads that it can use vs 1/4 with a i7 9xx.

next the perf. enhancements of a 940 over a 920 are very little, best idea would be to get an i7 920 D0 and a high-end cooler and OC to above 4ghz which seems to be an easy feat for D0 processors.
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