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First Time Builder $1000 gaming/Video Rig

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August 1, 2010 11:55:59 PM

Hey everyone I will be attempting to build my first PC and i would like the opinion of the Toms Hardware Community on the build.

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: ASAP

BUDGET RANGE: Right around $1000 After Tax and Rebates

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, Watching Video, Schoolwork, etc.

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: OS, ODD, Keyboard, Mouse.

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: US

PARTS PREFERENCES: doesn't matter

OVERCLOCKING: Yes to 3.6 Ghz

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920 x 1080

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Please let me know what you think.

CPU and Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thanks

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August 2, 2010 12:20:11 AM
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August 2, 2010 12:28:19 AM

Best answer selected by jsmessick.
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August 2, 2010 12:29:15 AM

Thanks a lot that helps so much. I will be changing the couple of things that you recommended. thanks
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August 2, 2010 12:29:59 AM

thanks for the best answer jsmessick is there any questions you want to ask
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August 2, 2010 12:33:28 AM

Not right now. I may have some later on overclocking and the voltage/cooling required and what i have to change. For right now i seem to be in great shape. Thanks
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