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June 23, 2010 12:40:59 AM

Just looking for some feedback on my build before I hit the purchase button. Let me know what you think. I have a hard drive already.

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June 23, 2010 1:04:15 AM

Overall Good Build!!!

Couple of Comments:
1) I would look to get a HSF, so you can overclock that CPU!! The Sunbeam CCTF is a good cooler for the price.
2) Your motherboard isn't designed for a Crossfire setup, so you can drop down to the 550W version, if a combo is still there.
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June 23, 2010 1:09:50 AM

Actually his motherboard supports crossfire at x16/x4 which won't make a big difference, though I tend to try to stick with a combination of x16 and x8 bandwidths.
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June 23, 2010 1:28:52 AM

I might overclock later on, but if I don't overclock for a couple months, will the stock HSF be alright?

Also what Motherboard would you recommend if I wanted to throw in another videocard later and Crossfire them? Might be handy down the road instead of upgrading one videocard, just tossing in another one.
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June 23, 2010 1:45:24 AM

That one in your current build will do just fine for crossfire.
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