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First system build: i7 920 for Photoshop

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October 22, 2009 6:39:05 PM

Have a new camera and the old computer is choking on the raw files. Will be moving to Windows 7 64 bit

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: this weekend

BUDGET RANGE: $1000+

SYSTEM USAGE: Photoshop, internet, no gaming

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Monitor, keyboard/mouse (need a case and everything that goes inside)

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg but have access to Microcenter & Fry's

OVERCLOCKING: Yes

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

Case: Antec Three Hundred

PSU: OCZ ModXStream Pro OCZ600MXSP 600W

MB: ASRock X58 Extreme LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

CPU: Core i7 920 Processor Boxed

CPU Cooler: Scythe MUGEN-2 SCMG-2000 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler

CPU Paste: ARCTIC COOLING MX-2 Thermal Compound - Retail

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

HD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB Will get two, one for programs/stuff and the second for photos

GPU: Sony Optiarc Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW

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October 22, 2009 7:22:36 PM

Looks pretty good, what GPU are you planning on using - the GPU is actually a ODD.
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