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December 31, 2009 3:43:58 AM

I live in Australia and trying to build so far iv come up with
and building from local pc stores

Asus P7P55D-LE DDR3
I7-860
4G Kit DDR3 2000 g-skill 2000 or 4G Kit DDR3 1600 G.Skill-Ripjaws
Thermaltake QFAN 650w
Thermaltake V9 case
500 gb hdd


Need help with pci-e card not sure which way to go with that 1,
Are these psu all right or should i go with a different psu and case this so far has come to $900
i have a budget for this build of $1200
Thanks in advance :) 

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December 31, 2009 5:30:48 AM

^ I assume you will be using the PC mainly for gaming...
Based on my assumptions I would suggest these changes...
1. PSU - Change it to a quality 650W from Antec/ Corsair/ Silverstone/ Seasonic/ PCP&S
2. CASE - Antec 200/ 300
3. CPU - i5 750 - For gaming, I doubt you would notice much difference between the 750 and the 860...
4. With the money saved on the CPU, get a Crossfire supporting mobo like Gigabyte UD4P
5. Graphics - HD 5850...and with a Quality 650W and that mobo, you can later on add 1 more HD 5850 in xfire...
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