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May 28, 2010 10:57:13 PM

Hi Everyone,
I'm looking for a final sanity check before I buy. Double checking that the components make sense and are compatible. I've never built a computer before, I hope I didn't miss anything.

Applications: Gaming
Resolution: 1920x1080
Parts not needed: Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse

ALL PRICES CANADIAN. A lot of the parts are price matched so the links don't show the prices I have here.

RAM
G.SKILL F3-12800CL7D-4GBECO Eco PC3-12800 4GB 2X2GB DDR3-1600 CL7-8-7-24 1.35V Memory Kit
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=46501
124.99

PSU
Corsair TX750W 750W ATX 12V 60A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 140MM Fan
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=26415&promoid=10...
119.99

Disk Drive
Samsung SH-S243D/BEBE 24X Black DVD Writer SATA OEM
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=45667&promoid=10...
24.99

Case
Coolermaster Haf 922 Mid Tower ATX Case Black 5X5.25 5X3.5INT Front Audio USB eSATA No PSU
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=38996
79.99

GPU
XFX Radeon HD 5850 HD585XZNFV 725MHZ 1GB GDDR5 2XDVI HDMI DP DIRECTX11 PCI-E Video Card W/ Avp Game
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=52824&promoid=10...
319.99

MoBo
Gigabyte GA-790XTA-UD4 AMD790X ATX AM3 DDR3 2PCI-E 3PCI CrossFireX GBLAN SATA3 USB3.0 Motherboard
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=47582&promoid=10...
129.99

HDD
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB SATA2 3.5IN 8.5MS 7200RPM 16MB Hard Drive OEM *3YR MFR Warranty*
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=36050&promoid=10...
44.49

CPU
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Quad Core Processor 3.2GHZ AM3 8MB Cache 125W Reta *IR-$7*
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=47459
169.99

Total Cost after taxes, shipping, etc
$1123.93 CAD

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May 28, 2010 11:06:43 PM

Do you plan to Crossfire?? If not, drop down to the Corsair CMPSU-650TX or if so, keep what you got :D 

I would look to add the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus for an aftermarket cooler. Everything looks good to me :) 
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May 28, 2010 11:18:37 PM

How sure are you that the 1.35v RAM (vs 1.5v) is the right choice?
That RAM module is on the QVL list but it seems there are some issues of it running @ 1600 on low voltages with AMD boards.

I was going to suggest the Corsair TX650W but I see the TX750 is actually cheaper after rebate. Good find.
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May 28, 2010 11:21:45 PM

WR2 said:
How sure are you that the 1.35v RAM (vs 1.5v) is the right choice?
That RAM module is on the QVL list but it seems there are some issues of it running @ 1600 on low voltages with AMD boards.

I was going to suggest the Corsair TX650W but I see the TX750 is actually cheaper after rebate. Good find.


Thanks for your response. I never realized this RAM was 1.35v or even that I needed to look at voltage. Do you have any recommendations for a replacement?
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May 28, 2010 11:25:18 PM

Ok.... looks like it's just 7-8-7-24 and that 8-8-8-24 should run fine.

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May 28, 2010 11:30:42 PM

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