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December 22, 2009 12:12:52 AM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: A little after xmas
BUDGET RANGE: $600 w/ shipping

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, internet, music storage

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: DVD/CD drive, case, PSU, RAM

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg, tigerdirect)

PARTS PREFERENCES: AMD, ATI

OVERCLOCKING: Yes

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 720p

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I'm using a DDR2 mobo because I can get 8gb of pretty nice Patriot RAM for free. I wouldn't mind some $$ for games. The Power supply that I'll be using is 500w and is a top of the line 1 from about 3 years ago. I'm also getting an HDMI cable and 4 80mm fans for the case.

So far I have.

HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: HIS H577FN1GD Radeon HD 5770 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

OS: Windows 7

Mobo + CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

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December 23, 2009 6:23:32 AM

I need a DDR2 mobo for the RAM I own.
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December 23, 2009 6:45:12 AM

Ok so here I go i figured i'd see what everyone thinks about this build. This is my very first build ever and im looking to make a high end PC for gaming. I am coming from console gaming, haha im just tired of it!!

EVGA x58 SLI ATX 1600Mhz mobo
Intel i7-920 cpu
2x 896MB BFG GTX 275oc sli
Corsair 850w PSU
4x 2GB ddr3 1600Mhz Corsair Dominator DIMM
Thermaltake Spin-q cpu cooler
Antec 902 case w/ 2 extra 120mm fans
Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
22X8X16X32 LG DVD+/-RW IDE LIGHTSCRIBE Optical Drive
Western Digital - Caviar GP 500GB Internal Hard Drive

Any criticism or suggestions would be helpful as this is my first build!!
Also i will have this Hooked up to a 52" Sony XBR 9
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December 23, 2009 6:49:16 AM

You should probably make your own thread, and I dont think that RAM works with that CPU
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