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August 8, 2010 12:16:59 AM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE:tonight

BUDGET RANGE: 900$ USD Before Rebates

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming with eyefinity, surfing the internet, watching movies

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers,

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS newegg.com

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: US

PARTS PREFERENCES: by brand or type AMD!

OVERCLOCKING: Yes

SLI OR CROSSFIRE:Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1280x1024 X 3 ( i have 3 of these monitors and will be gaming with eyefinity)

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:Here is what i have any other suggestions?



optical drive: ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

computer case:COOLER MASTER Storm Scout SGC-2000-KKN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Hard drive: Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

cpu cooler: Cooler Master Intel Core i5 compatible Hyper TX3 Socket 775/1156/AMD 130W 92mm "heatpipe direct contact" CPU Cooler RR-910-HTX3-G1

graphics card: XFX HD-583X-ZAFV Radeon HD 5830 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity

CPU:AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Thuban 2.8GHz Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDT55TFBGRBOX

motherboard: MSI 790FX-GD70 AM3 AMD 790FX ATX AMD Motherboard

power supply: CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power ...

memory or ram: CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMX4GX3M2A1600C7

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August 8, 2010 12:36:46 AM

Couple of recommendations...

1) Drop down to the Phenom II X4 955, as it will perform better in gaming than the X6 1055T.

2) I would highly recommend getting the XFX Radeon HD 5850 over the 5830. The 5830 isn't in a good price point, specially with the release of the GTX 460 1GB, which out performs it a similar price.

3) I would get the Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB instead... Better performance at a lower price.

The rest of the build look acceptable and don't forget to get / look for Newegg combo deals for additional savings.
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August 8, 2010 12:55:22 AM

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August 8, 2010 12:56:16 AM

+1 Tecmo.

I don't see why people go with the Corsair TX 750 when you can get the Antec TruePower New TP750 for only $5 more before rebate.
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