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August 13, 2010 2:38:51 AM

Hi! I have pretty much decided what I want for my new build, but I do not know which ram would best compliment my setup. My setup is 90% gaming everything else comes in second. I am also not sure if I should get the x6 1055t or x4 965 BE. I would like to overclock (never done before). I am also building so I won't have to change for at least 3-5 yrs just maybe add a second 5850..thx great forums

CPU: X6 1055t or X4 965 BE ??? $211-1055t $189-965
M/B GA 890FX UD5 $189 Newegg
GPU Sapphire HD5850 Vapor x $339 Newegg
PSU Corsair 850TX $149 PCCYBER Bought
RAM ???
FAN Noctua U12 $59 PCCYBER
CASE HAF 922 $88 PCCYBER Bought
H/D W/D Green 1.5 Terra $89 PCCYBER Bought

All opinions are welcome.
Did I mention I am a NOOB when it comes to this stuff.





BUDGET RANGE: 1000-1200

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, Movies, Downloading, Music, Internet

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor 19" 1280 x 1024 for now will upgrade later, speakers, OS

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: NONE

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Canada

OVERCLOCKING: Yes

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes





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August 13, 2010 2:55:01 AM

^ Couldn't of said it better.

And get the Spinpoint F3 Harddrive 1tb
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August 13, 2010 3:06:43 AM

850W is a bit much for just Crossfire 5850s. 650W would be enough...
August 13, 2010 3:52:26 AM

hopefully in the not so distant future i will tack on another 5850. I was told that 2 cards would need at least 850 watts
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