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Is this a good build? (revised)

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June 4, 2010 1:05:09 AM

Is this a good build?

1. SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

2. ASRock 870 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

3. AMD Athlon II X3 440 Rana 3.0GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

4. Radeon HD 5850 (Cypress Pro) 1GB 256 & Antec EarthWatts EA750 750W Continuous Power (combo)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

5. G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 & Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case (combo)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

All for $770 after tax.

How many fans will i need and what kind? (case comes with 5)
Do I need any cooling (if I choose to overclock)?

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June 4, 2010 1:12:57 AM

If you chose to overclock I would recommend the Hyper 212 (you can get it on Amazon for 30$). Also I think two 120mm can keep this system cool but what case are you using? The Antec Two/Three Hundred, the CM II Advanced, HAF 922, CM Storm Scout, Antec 600 Hundred, etc.?
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June 4, 2010 1:54:33 AM

I have the Antec three hundred shown as my pic for a case. Is that a good case? Good balance for the machine? Any suggestions or is this a solid build?
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June 4, 2010 2:13:12 AM

dmullens818 said:
I have the Antec three hundred shown as my pic for a case. Is that a good case? Good balance for the machine? Any suggestions or is this a solid build?

Yes it's a great case! that system will stay cool. For the money it's a great build!
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June 4, 2010 4:22:37 AM

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June 4, 2010 10:38:38 AM

Thanks! Good luck with the build!
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