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Final thoughts before I hit buy

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June 8, 2010 11:48:22 AM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Hopefully the first week of July, no later BUDGET RANGE: Maximum $1500

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, movies, music, surfing

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.ca COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Canada

PARTS PREFERENCES: AMD CPU SAPPHIRE GPU

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe, just a little SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe, highly doubt it

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080


OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home-Premium 64-bit
CPU: AMD Phenom II x4 965 Black Edition CPU
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series(Blue) 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
MOBO: MSI 890FXA-GD70 AM3 AMD 890FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard d
GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 5850
HDD: RAID0 Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB
ROM: Sony Optiarc 24x SATA DVDRW+/- Drive
PSU: Antec TruePower New 750w
CASE: Cooler Master CM Storm Scout Case
HSF: ZALMAN CNPS9700 LED 110mm 2 Ball CPU Cooler

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June 8, 2010 12:38:23 PM

All looks good, possibly get an Asus or Gigabyte mobo? I believethey are best for OCing
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June 8, 2010 12:49:14 PM

mstrkrft said:
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe, highly doubt it


MOBO: MSI 890FXA-GD70 AM3 AMD 890FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard d


1. Asrock 870Extreme3 <--still 8/8 capable at $95
2. Gigabyte 870A-UD3
3. MSI 870A-G54

alternatives?
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June 8, 2010 12:53:00 PM

Yikes, how did I miss that. Batu is right, the boards listed are good alternatives for less
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