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Would someone please double check my I7-920 build

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January 11, 2010 5:57:49 AM

With your previous help I have selected the following:


ASUS P6T7 WS Supercomputer
Intel Core i7-920 2.66GHz LGA 1366 130W
SAPPHIRE 100281SR Radeon HD 5870 1GB
Mushkin Enhanced Redline 6GB DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
Intel X25-M Mainstream SSDSA2M080G2XXX 80gb SATA II (SSD)
HP Multiformat DVD Writer
BYTECC Floppy Drive BT-145
CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX 850W
LIAN LI PC-P80 ATX Full Tower Case



Eventually I will add more hard drives and a second OS and blue ray burner, but this is what I can afford for now.

Thanks again for all your much needed help.

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January 11, 2010 11:18:25 AM

You want to get a regular HDD right away. SSDs are not good as data drives, and you really only want to put the OS and apps on it. I recommend the Samsung Spinpoint F3. It's the best drive out right now, and fairly cheap.

That motherboard is really expensive, and definitely overkill. I recommend the Asus P6X58D Premium at $90 less.
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January 14, 2010 1:38:40 AM

Thanks for your help I droped the ssd and went with two 300gb raptors
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