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I7 950 Build

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October 1, 2010 5:38:32 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: 2 weeks

Budget Range: 850$ Lower Appreciated

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming

Parts Not Required: Os,KB,Mouse,Monitor,Graphics Card

Parts Preferences: i would like to have an i7 or phenom x6

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920*1080

Here is my build any suggestions or mistakes

Intel Core i7 950 Bloomfield

ASRock X58 Extreme 3 LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

CORSAIR XMS3 3GB (3 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TR3X3G1333C9

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with Oower Supply

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 compatible RR-B10-212P-G1 120mm "heatpipe direct contact" Long life sleeve CPU Cooler

Total 733$

Any Ideas On a better Build

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October 1, 2010 9:04:14 AM

^ For gaming, more than the CPU, the GPU is important, which GPU are you having ??
And 3 GB is kind of a half way there to a good performance PC, 6GB would be a better option...

Mobo - Check this board -

HDD - Samsung F3 500GB

Rest are good...
October 1, 2010 9:14:18 AM

Best answer selected by siva150.
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October 1, 2010 9:14:48 AM

thanks gkay09
October 1, 2010 9:16:20 AM

Thats weird my post vanished...
October 1, 2010 9:40:26 AM

^ ??
Multiple threads on same topic I guess?
October 1, 2010 10:11:38 AM

I think so, but I thought I saw a blue flag by this one. It's late, Im sure Im just confused.