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How is this build? $1400 budget

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June 25, 2010 3:52:14 AM

How is this build? I already have the parts, and am planning on building tomorrow.

CPU: Intel i7 930 (LAG 1366) http://www.amazon.com/Intel-Processor-2-80GHz-LGA1366-B...
Mobo: EVGA E758-1 Tri channel http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001KX8VES/ref=oss_pro...
GPU: Nvidia GTX 470 superclocked http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003EEMFUC/ref=oss_pro...
HDD: 2 Seagate Barracuda 500 GB 7200 RPM 3.0 Gb/s 16 MB cache in raid 0 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001VKYA5E/ref=oss_pro...
PSU: Corsair 750 TX (750 W) http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000X2677A/ref=oss_pro...
RAM: 6 GB (2GBx3) Corsair Dominator DDR3 1600 MHz PC3 12800 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001L4A76G/ref=oss_pro...
DVD RW: LG Sata one http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002WZAC4K/ref=oss_pro...
Case: Antec 1200 Full tower http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total price before rebates: 1468.25 (bought CPU for $217.49 at microcenter)
After MIR: 1363.25

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June 25, 2010 3:59:15 AM

Looks pretty good. Very little to improve, though you might want to check slizone.com to see if that 750 TX can power two 470s if you ever plan on SLI.
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