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i7-920 Gaming Rig

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November 29, 2009 2:16:57 AM

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

ASUS P6T LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

DIAMOND 5970PE52G Radeon HD 5970 (Hemlock) 2GB 512 (256 x 2)-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support (whenever one becomes available)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX 850W ATX12V 2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80601920 - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CORSAIR XMS3 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model TR3X6G1600C8 G - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive Model #:HD103SJ
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS VW246H Black 24" 2ms(GTG) HDMI Widescreen LCD Monitor - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Sony Optiarc DVD Burner with LightScribe Black SATA Model AD-7241S-0B LightScribe Support - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM

I plan on putting this together in Jan-Feb and wanted to see what the thoughts were on these parts. I mainly play games and home video/photo shop. I may back off the GPU to a 5870 if I can't find the money or the 5970 doesn't come down in price by then.

I may do a small amount of over-clocking so recommendations for a good, quiet fan would be helpful. Also, I will have this computer in a small room and wondering if you think this will cook me if I'm unable to crack a window (weather). Thanks for all responses, I've been doing all my research here. From here until I make my purchases I will simply be looking for the best prices on these parts.

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November 29, 2009 4:46:51 PM

Any thoughts are appreciated.
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November 29, 2009 4:52:21 PM

Perfect build. You did your homework. Parts are going to change by Jan-Feb.
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