Q9550

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Today

BUDGET RANGE: 400-500 USD. I'm not sure how to do rebates so...

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming (MW2 CSS FPS) Editing (Cinema 4d Sony vegas After Effects)

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, CPU, OS

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg, tigerdirect

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA

PARTS PREFERENCES: 5770 and a well ventilated case

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1440x900

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I originally wanted ddr3 and ddr3 motherboard but right now since my budget went down ddr2>ddr3 if it's cheaper and you wont notice a difference.
I will go ddr3 if it's the same price as ddr2 setup


I need some heavy combos for the setup below.

What I was gonna buy but too expensive now:
My Build so Far:
MOBO : GIGABYTE GA-EP45T-UD3LR LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard
GPU: XFX HD-577A-ZNFC Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB
PSU: OCZ Fatal1ty OCZ550FTY 550W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V SLI Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333
HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM
CASE : Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower
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  1. bump .
  2. Well you have a good selection of parts IMO...

    Some changes with combos...

    Mobo - Check these out -
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131639
    ASRock boards are also fine these days...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157174

    RAM - This would suffice IMO...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231253

    Combo of the HDD + PSU
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.466067

    CASE - Same( Dont forget to use the $5 coupon..

    Video card -
    Saphire HD 5770
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102873

    Total - ~$462 without including rebates...(And why not browse through the net to learn how to apply for rebates??)
  3. How is this so far?

    Total $561.04
  4. gkay09 said:
    Well you have a good selection of parts IMO...

    Some changes with combos...

    Mobo - Check these out -
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131639
    ASRock boards are also fine these days...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157174

    RAM - This would suffice IMO...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231253

    Combo of the HDD + PSU
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.466067

    CASE - Same( Dont forget to use the $5 coupon..

    Video card -
    Saphire HD 5770
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102873

    Total - ~$462 without including rebates...(And why not browse through the net to learn how to apply for rebates??)

    How good are those boards for Q9550? Heard they are great for dual cores.
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