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Ordering tonight, final critque please

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October 23, 2009 9:27:13 PM

PARTS PURCHASE DATE: Oct 23, 2009

BUDGET RANGE: $1500 - $2000 (US)

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming..with a sprinkle of movies and music storage

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor, Speakers, CD/DVD Drive, i7 920 cpu, heatsink

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.com

PARTS PREFERENCES: Intel Cpu, Asus MoBo

OVERCLOCKING: Yes , SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes, in the future

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1200 Dell UltraSharp 2408WFP

Additional Comments: Will more than likely have to find someone other than Newegg on the ATI 5870. Hate to do it but I need to order this now. The heatsink I have is the Prolimatech Megahalem with 2 Scyth 1900 rpm fans for push/pull cooling.

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Antec Twelve Hundred Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS Rampage II Extreme LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

XFX HD-587A-ZNF9 Radeon HD 5870 (Cypress XT) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Antec CP-850 850W Continuous Power CPX SLI Certified CrossFire Ready
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Mushkin Enhanced Redline 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Intel X25-M Mainstream SSDSA2MH080G2C1 2.5" 80GB SATA II
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM SATA
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ZALMAN ZM-MFC3 Fan controller - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SilverStone SDP08 3.5" to 2 x 2.5" Bay Converter - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Arctic Silver Ceramique Thermal Compound - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
October 23, 2009 9:45:03 PM

nm they are out of this card at Micro Center
October 24, 2009 1:44:00 AM

Guess with no one chipping must be ok. Had to order a Sapphire 5870 thru Ebay, along with the SSD bay converter, and the Intel SSD. Had no choice but to go thru Ebay on those but all sellers have a 98% rating or better. So hopefully I won't get screwed.

Rax
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October 24, 2009 2:14:08 AM

Nice monitor;
Why did you order the Arctic Silver Ceramique?
October 24, 2009 2:29:09 AM

Is it too late to change out the Arctic Silver Ceramique
for Arctic Cooling MX-2 or OCZ Freeze?
October 24, 2009 2:45:15 AM

Didn't get the ceramique, got the AS 5 instead with the combo, and yeah I ordered it. My 4th build with that AS 5 and had no probs..

Rax
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