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My first total build

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February 17, 2010 2:33:50 AM

Yes, you might of seen me post about this before but I think I got a good config now.

Hey, I made some changes to my list let me know what you think about this list now; please. I'm trying to build the best gaming PC possible and it's my very first complete build. I'm not really wanting to spending over $3,000.00 but my Total came a little over that; Lol

Case: Cooler Master HAF 932 AMD Special Edition ATX Full Tower Case - ATX, 7x Expansion Slots, 2x 120mm Fan Ports, Acrylic AMD Dragon Side Panel (I love this case)

Cooler: Corsair CWCH50-1 Hydro H50 CPU Liquid Cooler - 120mm Fan, Copper Cold Plate, Aluminum Radiator, LGA775, LGA1366, LGA1156, AM2/AM3 OR Prolimatech Megahalems Rev.B CPU Cooler

Ram: CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (4 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMX8GX3M4A1600C9

Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARS 1TB 5400 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

DVD/CD Drive: SAMSUNG Black 8X BD-ROM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA Internal Blu-ray Combo Drive - Bulk Model SH-B083L/BSBP LightScribe Support - OEM OR HP BD240I Blu Ray Combo Drive - Reads 8x BD, BD-ROM, BD-R/RE, 4x BD DL, Writes 16x DVD+/-R, 8x DVD+/-R DL, 8x DVDRW, 12x DVDRAM

Video Card: XFX HD-587A-ZND9 Radeon HD 5870 (Cypress XT) 1GB XXX Edition 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card

Mother Board: Asus P7P55 Deluxe Motherboard - LGA1156, Intel P55, ATX, Dual-Channel DDR3, Intel DMI, SLI, CrossFireX

Power Supply: Antec TPQ-850 850W Continuous Power ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC "compatible with Core i7/Core i5" Power Supply OR Corsair TX950W 950-Watt Power Supply - 950 Watt, ATX, PCIe, SLI-Ready, 80 Plus Bronze

Processor: Intel Core i7-950 Bloomfield 3.06GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor OR Intel Core i7-975 Extreme Edition Bloomfield 3.33GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor OR Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64BIT Operating System Software

Fan: Noctua NF-P12 Fan - 120mm, Vortex-Control Notches, SSO Bearing

Monitor: Samsung 24SW 24" Widescreen LCD Monitor Display - 1920 x 1080, 50000:1 Dynamic, 5ms, DVI OR SAMSUNG 2443BWT-1 Black 24" 5ms Widescreen Height Swivel tilt & pivot Adjustable LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 DC 20000:1 (1000:1)

Keyboard: Logitech G19 Gaming Keyboard - Tiltable Color GamePanel LCD, Two USB Ports, Backlit Keys

Mouse: Logitech G500 Gaming Mouse - Adjustable Sensitivity, 5700 DPI, Dual Mode Scroll Wheel, Weight Tuning, 10 Programmable Buttons

If you could please tell me how this is I would very much appreicate it: Thank you. If you feel I need to change something or I am missing something please let me know. Some of the things I am unsure about that is why I list more than one.


The total for all of this would be about $3,310 + Tax... I wasn't wanting to go over $3,000.00; Lol

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June 16, 2010 12:39:34 AM

For your hard drive you should get at least 7200 RPM because 5400 is pretty damn slow for gaming. You should also get an i7 930 and upgrade your videocard a bit more unless you plan on crossfiring it.
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June 16, 2010 12:51:43 AM

That mobo and cpu arent compatible.
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June 16, 2010 12:59:49 AM

goatsword said:
That mobo and cpu arent compatible.


they are, p7p55 is i5 and i7 compatible
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June 16, 2010 1:08:06 AM

The P7P55D Deluxe is compatible with 1156 i7s, but the i7-950 is a 1366. Also, the i7-950 is a waste of money since OCing the 920 & 930 is extremely easy.
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