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September 18, 2009 1:36:53 AM

Hey everyone, im building a new computer within this week, im gonna go down to frys and get all my parts there, im 10 minutes away from one so if anything comes out bad i just drive down and change it.

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This week BUDGET RANGE: $1500 max id rather $1200

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, movies, (hooking up to 1080p lcd, would really like hdmi out)

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Monitor
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: www.frys.com

PARTS PREFERENCES:

Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM:( not sure, would like some kingston suggest please)

GPU: a gtx 275, 4890 vapor x, or i could wait for a 5850 but ill be leaving on sept 24th so im not sure if theyll be out by then.

Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

OVERCLOCKING: Doubtful SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080

Any suggestion, what parts would be better for around the same price range.

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September 18, 2009 1:57:32 AM

If you have no plans on o/c and running dual vid cards then I see no point in that case, psu, and mobo. For what you want I would look at the Gigabyte ud3p P55 board, the CM Storm Scout, and a decent 550w psu from someone like Corsair, the OCZ Fatal1ty(modular btw), Seasonic, etc...
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September 18, 2009 2:04:34 AM

Well im planning on upgrading in the future, i have another 2 harddrives ill be putting in there as well i need space for that, and the PSU will certainly come in handy with future upgrades.
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