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May 14, 2010 11:31:43 PM

I am looking to hook this badboy up to my Sharp 40" LCD TV
Love to hear any suggestions.

Case: Antec 900
PS: KINGIWIN Mach 1 1000w Modular!
Mobo: ASUS P6X58D
CPU: i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66 QuadCore
CPU Cooling: Arctic Cooling 7 Pro
RAM: Corsair Dominator: DDR3-1600 (6 gigs)
CASE Cooling: Silverstone 120MM + Case fans
External: Samsung Blu Ray combo
External: Samsung Multi Burner
HD1 operations: Intel X25 SSD (80 gigs)
HD2 storage: samsung 1tb 7200 rpm sata
VGA: ASUS GTX 470 Fermi 1280mb 320bit gddr5



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May 15, 2010 12:14:51 AM

Welcome to the forum. It would be best if you filled out the Build Advice form in my signature first, but here's some changes to consider.

  • Intel Core i7 930 -$289-
  • Asus P6X58D-E -$240-
  • Mushkin Enhanced Blackline -$180-
  • Asus Radeon HD 5850 -$320-
  • Antec TP-750 -$120-
  • Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus -$27-

    The 930 is a bit faster than the 920 and it's only a few dollars more.
    That motherboard has support for some newer features.
    The RAM linked above will be just as good for cheaper
    You may want to consider the 5850 for a bit less cost, heat, power consumption, and noise.
    Then, the Antec PSU is better quality than the Kingwin.
    May 15, 2010 12:15:37 AM

    I7 930 it is upgrade to 920, why do you need 1000 wats planing to crossfire? if i were you i would look into water cooling for fermi,
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    The 5970 murders the 480 gtx: 480 Gtx keep up with it while playing resident evil 5

    Cost:1856.90 i cant thing of any thing more to add to it that way overkill.
    June 2, 2010 10:29:28 PM

    Thanks hitman, yah i checked out the fermi versus 5970 what a huge difference.
    Thinking about backing off the top end video cards to two performance cards 5850's x 2 or 5830x2