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June 3, 2010 2:49:11 PM

Hi forum!
Im building my new system and i was wondering if anyone had any thought or advice on what i've come up with so far!:

Case: Antec Three Hundred Miditower

+ 2x Cooler Master Case fan Neon L.E.D

Mobo: MSI P55 GD65


CPU: Intel core I7 860 quad @2.8GHz

+ CPU Cooler: Cooler Master CPU Hyper TX3


RAM: 2X A-DATA DDR3 2GB 1333MHz PC3-10666, CL8


HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black 540GB 7200rpm 32MB SATA2


PSU: MAD-X PC MPS Magma 680 W (Dont know too much about it(their website is in french..))


GPU: 2 options depending on my paycheck this month:
1st:
MSI RADEON HD 5850 TWIN FROZR II - 1 GB GDDR5


or: Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 XXX 1GB GDDR5



Try to keep your replys on a constructive level! Thanks!
June 3, 2010 2:53:02 PM

Hmm some info we need
1. Where u getting your h/w ..possible to link to an online h/w site?
2. Main use of rig and if gaming: what resolution
3. Any current h/w that could be reused
4. Max budget
5. Try to hit an 80+ certified with active PFC PSU from Corsair, Antec, OCZ and if in Europe BeQuiet
June 3, 2010 2:58:17 PM

Linking the sites is hard since they would be in swedish + i'll be useing diffrent sites for almost every part...cheaper that way..

Gaming at 1900x1200

Current h/w is gaming laptop.. No luck im afraid!

Mac budget in $ would be 1200 (or 1100 depending on that paycheck)
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June 3, 2010 3:04:08 PM

Look to hit (in the GPU department) performance equalling or exceeding HD 5830
June 3, 2010 3:25:33 PM

Yep just that your post stated Sapphire HD 5770 for consideration ^^ LGA 1156 also runs in dual channel so look for 2 x 2 DDR3 RAMs The $$ looks steep for me but if u can afford it ...
June 3, 2010 3:31:18 PM

Yes the 5770 is in case the money runs out.. Hopeing it wont..

Thanks for the advice!
June 3, 2010 3:36:49 PM

You are welcomed ^^
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