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July 29, 2009 7:29:00 AM

Pretty much I was wanting to know if this build will work for a higher end gaming computer for ~$1400 (w/ Tax, etc.) By that I mean will all the parts work together in the case I picked out, if so I was also wanting to know what Cooler Fan I should get for the i7 Processor to keep the temps low. Any comments would be greatly appreciated, Thank You.

Case - Cooler Master RC-690-KKN1-GP

Graphics Card - EVGA GeForce GTX 285 1GB 512-bit DDR3 (Possible SLI in the future)

Processor - Intel Core i7 920 Nehalem 2.66GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache

RAM - OCZ Gold 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600

CD/DVD Drive - SAMSUNG Black 22X

Hard Drive - Western Digital 640GB 7200 RPM

Power Supply - CORSAIR 750W

Motherboard - EVGA ATX X58 SLI LE

Operating System - Windows Vista 64-Bit Home Premium (With FREE Upgrade To Windows 7)

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Case - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Graphics Card - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Processor - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
CD/DVD Drive - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Hard Drive - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Power Supply - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Motherboard - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Operating System - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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July 29, 2009 8:45:49 AM

Use the Combo for your Mobo/Graphic card selection and save an additional $30.00.

1. EVGA 141-BL-E757-TR: $234.99
2. EVGA 01G-P3-1180-AR: $339.99

Combo Discount: -$30.00
Combo Price: $544.98
$20.00 Mail-In Rebate
$20.00 Mail-In Rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Combo deal for CPU/Ram, save another $12.00
1. OCZ Technology, Inc. OCZ3G1600LV6GK: $99.99
2. Intel BX80601920: $279.99

Combo Discount: -$12.00
Combo Price: $367.98
$10.00 Mail-In Rebate Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Change Dvd Burner, the one you picked is an IDE type, you need to go with a Sata type.
SAMSUNG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD Burner $26.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Also change HDD to this WD one, it has 32mb cache and a 5yr. warranty instead of a 3yr. one and 6mb cache.
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache $74.99 Free Shipping*
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Scythe MUGEN-2 SCMG-2000 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler - Retail $36.99 Free Shipping*
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Review on 12 CPU Cooler for Core i7 (1366 chipset).
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/coolers/display/core-i...

Would also get this Thermal Compound and Thermal Compound Remover.

Noctua NT-H1 Thermal Compound - Retail $9.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Tuniq TR-1 High Performance Thermal Material Remover - Retail $6.99 ($1.99 after $5.00 Mail-In Rebate) Free Shipping*
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Subtotal of Build = $1378.88 before Shipping cost is added in and MIR's ($65.00) deducted.

Hopes this helps you out some.



July 29, 2009 4:52:24 PM

Thank You for your suggestions, and with the Scythe MUGEN-2 you recommended do you know if it will have any problems fitting in my case? If it does have problems will NewEgg let me exchange it for another? Thanks
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