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August 15, 2010 12:00:33 AM

Ok, this really is my final build now.

Getting ready to order everything. Please look this over and just let me know if there's anything you'd change:

Mobo - GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R - $210 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU - i7-930 - $200 - http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

Case (Open to other suggestions) - Thermaltake Element G VL10001W2Z Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - $100 (after rebate) - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Cooling - Scythe SCMG-2100 Sleeve CPU Cooler - $40 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM- G.SKILL 6GB (3 x 2GB)
PSU - XFX Black Edition P1-750B-CAG9 750W
(Combo deal: $230 after rebate) http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

GPU - GIGABYTE GV-N460OC-1GI GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB x 2 (SLI) - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD - Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB - $75 - http://www.newegg.com/product/prod [...] 6822152185

ODD - Lite-ON 24x DVD-DL burner $20 - http://www.newegg.com/product/prod [...] 6827106289

Total Cost - $1385

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August 15, 2010 12:22:02 AM
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You did great for the price.

- Those video cards will be very close on your board and the one will get hotter... but should be OK

- I don't see any major issue with the case, probably OK for the price.

I don't care for recent reports regarding Samsung labor conditions (subsidiaries and such) and I've always found Western Digital to be the most reliable. Some of their NEWEST drives are quite fast:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

That's all I have to say, pretty good build.
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August 15, 2010 12:43:31 AM

Thanks! Any particular reason on the HAF 922 over the one I have?
August 15, 2010 1:23:34 AM

Thanks Aphelion, good suggestion, I'll definitely look into it.
August 15, 2010 1:55:20 AM

Thanks for the help everyone, all ordered. Wish me luck! I'll probably be posting soon needing help putting it all together :) 
August 15, 2010 1:55:47 AM

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