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Please review i7 NEW build and recommend changes??

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July 19, 2009 9:08:28 PM

After numerous post's and research I believe I might have nailed down the parts for my new i7 920 build. Please review and advise of any recommended changes? As stated in previous post I will be mainly doing AUTOCAD 2D, Adobe, Video and Photography editing and AVI to DVD. No gaming. The Video card was the hardest. Did not know if to go with a workstation or gaming card. Decided on a gaming since I am only doing 2D drawings and no major renderings. Suggestions on DVD burner?? Total cost with shipping $1478.72 Thanks.

Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drives - OEM
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XFX HD-489A-ZDFC Radeon HD 4890 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail
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SABRENT CRW-FLP2 All-in-one USB 2.0 Floppy Drive and 68in1 Internal Memory Card Reader & Writer - SDHC/VISTA - Retail
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OCZ Platinum 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model OCZ3P1600LV6GK - Retail
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Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 64-bit for System Builders w/ Tech Guarantee - OEM
Includes free Windows 7 upgrade coupon
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Antec 761345-75120-9 120mm Case Fan - Retail
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1. Antec P183 Black Aluminum / Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
2. Antec CP-850 850W Continuous Power CPX SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply - Retail
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1. Intel Core i7 920 Nehalem 2.66GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80601920 - Retail
2. ASUS P6T SE LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
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LG Black 22X DVD+R SATA 22X DVD Burner - Bulk LightScribe Support - OEM
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July 19, 2009 11:11:12 PM

Want to get order in during Neweggs 72 hour sale. Any comments, critiques or recommended changes???? Please? I have not built a computer in some years and all the new hardware is mind boggling to me.
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July 19, 2009 11:15:47 PM

I would go with the Western Digital 640GB Black OEM hard drive for $74.99 from Newegg, since it is the faster HDD. Everything else looks good. :) 
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