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Veterans out there..help me with my new build..lol

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March 22, 2010 5:14:40 PM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: this week BUDGET RANGE: 1500 - 1700$ After Rebates

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: canada

PARTS PREFERENCES: by brand or type

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe CROSSFIRE: Yes

MONITOR RESOLUTION:1920x1080

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: compatibility issue

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COOLER MASTER HAF 932 AMD Limited Edition AM-932-RWN1-GP Red Steel / Plastic / Mesh bezel ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Retail
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... - $183.99

GIGABYTE GA-EX58-UD5 LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... $299.99



XFX HD-587X-ZNFC Radeon HD 5870 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Retail
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... - $428.49

Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80601920 - Retail
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... - $298.99



Mushkin Enhanced Redline 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model 998805 - Retail
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... - $244.99


Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... - $99.99


COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 compatible RR-B10-212P-G1 120mm "heatpipe direct contact" Long ... - Retail
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1683... $29.99

Total $1,586.43


so this is what i planning to buy.

is there any compability issue here might be a problem in future update?

any suggestion with you guys that will help me decide for a better parts. i know you have better idea
thank you very much.

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March 22, 2010 6:01:14 PM

thanks.. i will change my cpu to 17 930. that would much faster than the other one.
March 22, 2010 6:03:21 PM

its actually the replacement for the i7 920 so its much newer
March 22, 2010 6:17:28 PM

im thinking of crossfire it with another 5870 in future. is my power supply can handle this?
March 22, 2010 6:23:01 PM

yeah that can easily handle 2 5870's you can even drop to 750watts for 2 5870's and still have room to spare
March 22, 2010 6:29:52 PM

obsidian86 said:
yeah that can easily handle 2 5870's you can even drop to 750watts for 2 5870's and still have room to spare


thanks for the suggestion bro! you have my respect. i guess it will be good setup coming from an addict :pt1cable:  i will inform you after i buy this rig.
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