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December 9, 2009 6:56:04 PM

10008566 OCZ OCZ2RPR8004GK 4GB PC2-6400 (DDR2-800) DDR2 Memory Retail 1 $95.99
10009333 OCZ OCZ600MXSP 600W SLI/CrossFire Active Power Supply Retail 1 $69.99
10009460 GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3R Intel P45 Core 2 Extreme / Core 2 Quad / Core 2 Duo / Pentium dual-core/Celeron dual-core /Celeron Socket 775 1600 MHz PC2-10600 (DDR2-1333) ATX Motherboard Retail 1 $119.99
10009958 INTEL BX80571E7400 Core� 2 Duo E7400 2.80 GHz 1066 MHz Socket 775 3MB Desktop Processor Retail 1 $119.99
10010301 ASUS VH202T 20in Widescreen LCD Monitor 5ms 300 cd/m2 Glossy Black Retail 1 $139.99
10010332 EVGA 896-P3-1170-AR GeForce GTX 275 896MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 (2.0v) Video Card Retail 1 $252.99 10010832 SAMSUNG SH-S223B 22X SATA DVD Burner Black Drive Bulk 1 $29.99
101259 Western Digital Caviar SE 16 WD5000AAKS 500GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 1 $55.99
141760 COOLER MASTER CAC-T05-UW Centurion 5 Mid Tower Case (Silver) Retail 1 $59.99
211303 Microsoft Comfort Curve Keyboard 2000 w/Wheel Optical Mouse (Black) 1 $28.99

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December 9, 2009 7:14:22 PM

Honestly, it looks tough to read - a better format would make it easier to look at.

I'd say that if I were building new, I'd go for a new socket, not LGA 775 and DDR2 (I'd get DDR3 today).

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December 9, 2009 7:18:19 PM

Learn how to post. See "How to ask for new build advice." At least put in some spaces...

Absolutely do not build with DDR2. It's not cheaper and it's not doing anything for you.

nVidia's cards are being destroyed by the new ATI 5xxx series, and are only recommended by hardcore fanboys.

Ditch the WD for a Samsung Spinpoint F3. It's cheaper, faster and quieter.
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