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June 25, 2010 7:23:25 PM

Looking for Opinions or Known issues with this setup

Case: Antec 900

P/S: Antec True Power TP-750

M/B: Asus PX6X58D Premium

Processor: Intel i7 920 Bloomfield (Planning on O.C.)

Heatsink: Prolimatech Megahalems

H/S Fans: Scythe Ultra Kaze 120x120x38 (x2) (Push Pull Setup)

Memory: Corsair Dominator 6 GB (3 x 2GB) DDR 3 1600 Triple Channel

Video: PNY Nvidia GTX260 216 Processors XLR8 (x2) (x3 in the future) (Currently have 1)

HD: WD Caviar Black 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6GB/s

Monitor: Asus MS238H 23" LED Backlit LCD 1080p

CD/DVD: Asus DRW-24B1ST 24X DVD Burner

Keyboard: Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard (Wired)

Mouse: Logitech MX518 Gaming Mouse (Wired)

O/S: Windows 7 Home Premium 64BIT O.E.M.


Current Budget 1800$ This set up comes to 1730$ all from new egg.

Placing on order in 2 weeks

Thankyou in Advance

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June 25, 2010 8:10:34 PM

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You really shouldn't be using gtx 260's...They're currently way overpriced ~$190ish when they were as low as $130 last year. Better off just getting a new DX11 GPU, a la 5850.

Forget the corsair. Grab a trident kit. $190 and performs better.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Don't know which 1TB black your getting, but either way, the Spinpoint F3 1tb is a better deal. $70 for 1tb ATM, and faster than old WD blacks, and cheaper for same or better performance, than the new 500gb platter ones.


You do know those 2 kaze's will make your PC sound like a jet plane taking off right?



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June 25, 2010 8:29:47 PM

The Megahalem "push" fan (horizontal mount) will interfere with RAM with tall heat spreaders, and mini fans for the RAM if you have this. Mods may be necessary.
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