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August 5, 2010 11:53:34 PM

Hello everyone, I'am new to the community and i just want you guys input on my gaming rig. This is going to be my first build so iam looking for a rig that would cost less then $1000 since iam still in school. I will also try to do some OC on my rig but not so high probably get the cpu to 3.6ghz from 3.2ghz. Also i will be upgrading these component in the future probably around spring of 2011

Purchase Date: Within a month
System usage: Gaming from WOW, Starcraft 2, and a game that will be coming out in spring 2011
Preferred Website: Newegg
Parts Required: Need all
Country of Origin: US
SLI or Xfire: Yes, may Xfire since these card cost less then nvidia.
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200 or a 24 in monitor

CPU: AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE Callisto C3 : I heard you can unlock the two disable core on this CPU to get it quad core, however you have to be the lucky few to actually work. So i dont know whether to get this or the quad core phenom II.

Mobo: Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3

Case: Lancool Dragon series pc-k62

CPU Fan: Zalman 7500 CPU Cooler

GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 Vapor-x

HD: WD Caviar Black 640GB

Ram: Patriot PVV34G1333LLK Sector 5 Viper II 4GB


CD/DVD: Lite-on IHAS324-98 Internal DVD Writer

OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

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I dont have the component for the ram since newegg sold out but the original price is $115.99 but has $20.00 rebate so the total would be around $900

Will these components work with each other?
Have WOW and SC2 in max setting with 1920x1200 monitor
Do i have enough PSU power?

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