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New Gaming rig, I think Ive got it!
Oct 20, 2009, 6:49 PM
APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: 3 weeks
BUDGET RANGE: 1300-1500
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Watching movies, Blu-ray's, Gaming at MAX settings
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: PSU have a 850w, and Case Have an Antec 1200, Also have A Razer Keyboard and Mouse.
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg, Tigerdirect.
PARTS PREFERENCES: i7 Processor, Really want the 920. ATI Card, Id like to go with the 5870.
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes
MONITOR RESOLUTION: Not to sure I guess 1080p looking for monitor suggestions
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: this is what ive got:
Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80601920
COOLER MASTER Intel Core i7 compatible V8 RR-UV8-XBU1-GP 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler
ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard
OCZ Gold 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model OCZ3G1600LV6GK
2x SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive( Plan to run in Raid 0 )
I already have this stuff in my cart at newegg. the video card I have is curently out of stock so im waiting on that.
I really like this build looking for a little assurance that it will work out. Would also take suggestions on changes.
Oct 20, 2009
Oct 20, 2009
Oct 20, 2009, 7:04 PM
Looks pretty nice, switch out the HSF for this one though
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 compatible RR-B10-212P-GP 120mm "heatpipe direct contact" Long life sleeve
What PSU brand is that 850W you have?
Here's a monitor I like:
DELL S2309W Full HD Widescreen Flat Panel Monitor
Oct 20, 2009, 7:08 PM
Thanks Jbaker. I was proud of my self for this build actually! Lol
I have an Antec PSU
That monitor is really nice! I might grab that actually.
I do have a question about the HSF, Is the v8 not good? or is it just over priced?
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Oct 20, 2009, 7:10 PM
the v8 is over priced and over rated
Oct 20, 2009, 7:15 PM
It's not really that overrated, it's just overpriced imo
Oct 20, 2009, 7:18 PM
I actually have a nice little combo deal going on newegg...bout 30 dollars off with the Mobo and the v8, I wonder if maybe its worth it since im saving the money?
Oct 20, 2009, 7:19 PM
Admin, thanks for the suggestion man. I really appreciate any suggestions you guys are giving me its a huge help!
Oct 20, 2009, 7:30 PM
well if its a combo it should be a good deal
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