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First AMD build list 900-1100$ budget. Feedback appreciated.

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July 25, 2009 1:40:53 PM

EDIT:

Final build list. Now I need opinions. If this was your $1000.00. Would you be happy with this, or is there room for improvement.
Will be OC-ing in near future. And to be honest, not 100% sold on case or PSU so any comments are welcome about those too.

http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDetail.jsp?Product... = (Combo with mobo) Phenon II 955 Black CPU
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDetail.jsp?Product... = $356.98 mobo/cpu MSI 790FX

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... = 30 (ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 64 Pro)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... = 213 (SAPPHIRE VAPOR-X Radeon HD 4890 1GB OC)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... = 89.99 (Western Digital Caviar Black 650gb)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... =92.99 (OCZ 700W Power Supply)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... = 79.99 (case)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... = $118.97 (Crucial 8GB (4 x 2GB) DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600))
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... = 31.99 (Sony Optiarc Black DVD : Sata)
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July 25, 2009 1:56:26 PM

do you want to Overclock it? If you do then have a look at the Coolers around the $40+ area.

for a graphics card, I'd look at the 4890.

oh and, do you have a microcenter near you? because I could get you a better CPU for less than $15 more if you do.
July 25, 2009 2:00:38 PM

I defiantly plan to OC it. I may not do that right off the bat. I am also open to the idea of crossfire *either right away, or down the line*

And sadly no, I just checked, I had never heard of microcenter before. I live in FL and apparently they haven't gotten here yet. What was the other proc. you would recomend any ways. If its not to terribly much more, and the performance gain is worth it... I can defiantly think it over.
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July 25, 2009 2:06:22 PM

it was the i7 920, since microcenter sell them for $200, then add a $170 mobo off newegg and you would have had a good bit more powerful build for only a tiny bit more $.
July 26, 2009 12:12:35 AM

Edited OP : Increased a few things. Etc Etc. New final build list
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