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All parts went on sale during the weekend. Comments please.

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December 1, 2009 11:26:45 PM

I was planning to build a pc for almost a month and took a lot of research and advice from my bro whom also built his own. I want to know if everything is good or some what average because i kind of mixed performance and budget. Everything went on sale last black friday and over the week end, i just need comments from experts if i should modify or add something before it's too late...

Motherboard:
Asus p7p55d deluxe

Processor:
Intel core i7 860

PSU:
Corsair 850tx (any good PSUs? maybe cheaper but same or better quality?)

Ram:
G.Skill ripjaws 8gb ram (4x2gb) 1600mhz

Casing:
Cooler Master HAF 922

Hard Drives:
OCZ Vertex 30gb (boot drive)
Samsung F3 x2 (raid) for storage

Op. Drive:
Lite-on Blu ray

Video Card:
diamond 5870 (will buy the second one next year)

experts comments or advices are appreciated.
December 1, 2009 11:34:17 PM

You already missed the deals.

You might want to look at the DDR3 1333 RAM. It will save you a little and have no effect on performance. Also, is there a reason for 8 GB? What are you using the computer for?

The PSU is a little over powered, especially if you're not Crossfiring. I'd step it down a little bit.
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December 1, 2009 11:37:54 PM

I found a good deal on the Ram.. I paid $160 for 8gb.

I want to build a computer mainly on games and video editing. And i know it sounds crazy but i want it somehow to be futureproof.
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December 1, 2009 11:39:04 PM

And yes, i will crossfire 2 5870. i just need to buy the second one once the price goes down a little.
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December 1, 2009 11:45:49 PM

Sorry, totally didn't see the note about buying a second one later. You might want to edit the first post to look like the example in the stickied thread "How to ask for build advice." It will put a lot of critical information in a format everyone here is used to.

That RAM deal was excellent. I got myself a couple of sets as well. You might want to indicate the parts you already have.
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December 1, 2009 11:47:55 PM

ok thanks a lot.
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December 1, 2009 11:55:26 PM

I got the haf 922 for $59; processor for $229; Mobo for $189; Ram for $160; SSD for $149 with $30 rebate; opti drive for $49; GPU for $413

Samsung F3 is currently out of stock.
PSU is on sale now for $129 with $30 rebate.
this are the only two that i have to get.

Do i need to add anything else?

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