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May 2, 2010 5:40:13 PM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: week to the month depending on the deals

BUDGET RANGE: ~1000 Before

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming, music, some office work, movies

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

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg, tigerdirect, microcenter

PARTS PREFERENCES: by brand or type: Intel i7 860

OVERCLOCKING: No

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
The i7 860 is a bang for a buck at the microcenter being $200 in-store.
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

for gfx was thinking either a ati 5770 or 5850

HD would be samsung f3 1tb
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

For a case antec300
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

cpu cooler, probably a coolermaster 212+
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Thats all the parts i have for now, need someones input on psu, mobo, and ram. Thank you all cheers.


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May 2, 2010 6:51:10 PM

3 choices for motherboards.
Mobos:
1. Gigabyte P55-UD4-microATX $140
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

2. Gigabyte GA-P55 $120
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

3. Asus - P7P55 $120
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM:
G.Skill 4GB 2x2GB 1333
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU:
Antec 500w
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

since your not xfiring the 500w should be plenty.
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