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March 14, 2010 10:15:53 AM

Just deciding between which setup to use. I mainly use PC for gaming like Mass Effect 2 and stuff.

The systems are:

Intel Core i5 750
ASUS P7P55DE
GSKILL 1600 Ripjaws 4GB
$571

Intel Core i7 860
ASUS P7P55DE
GSKILL 1600 Ripjaws 4GB
$672

Intel Core i7 920
ASUS P6X58D Premium
GSKILL 1600 6GB
$946

Intel Core i7 930
ASUS P6X58D Premium
GSKILL 1600 6GB
$973

Any opinions or alterations appreciated

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March 14, 2010 10:51:51 AM

Intel Core i5-750 (GAMER'S CHOICE ! )
ASUS P7P55DE
GSKILL 1600 Ripjaws 4GB
$571

Coupled with a 5870x1GB GPU and 4GB (2x2) G.Skill RipJaws (CAS7)
Spinpoint F3 1TB@7200RPM

Best balanced build for 1080P+ Rez gaming at fps

Corsair xFire ready (80 PLUS) Single +12V Rail @ ~650W

CoolerMaster HAF 922 Mid Tower

CoolerMaster Hyper 212 Cooler

Arctic Silver MX-2 Thermal Paste

SAMSUNG DVDR

Optional ... Kingston 64GB SSD as Boot/Apps drive ($150)

= Alvin =

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March 14, 2010 2:49:11 PM

i5+any P55 with two x8 slots+ATI5870/5850+4GB 1333= Yes, it can play Crysis at 1920*1080. Yes, 8x AA in Dx10 mode.
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March 14, 2010 7:00:41 PM

Thanks for the input.
I already have a GTX 260, Zalman 1000HP PSU, Zalman CNPX7000Cu Cooler and a Lancool K62.
Just needed the cpu/mobo/ram comba for now.
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March 14, 2010 7:23:30 PM

That ASUS mobo sports SATA-III and USB3.0

RipJaws CAS7 is the way to go.

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