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Putting together new gaming PC, need opinions

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Anonymous
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October 1, 2010 5:18:15 PM

I'm putting together a new gaming system. Will be used for applications as well and mainly Star Wars new MMO next year. Let me know your opinions, I cant go much about 1.6k which is where I'm at now.

Also give me your overclocking opinions. Should I? and if I should to what specs.

Motherboard - Asus P6TD Deluxe http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

CPU - Intel I7 930 2.8 Ghz(Overclockable to 4 Ghz stable I believe)

RAM - 6 sticks of Corsair XMS3 Tri Channel DDR3 1600 MHz 2gigs each(Total of 12 gigs) http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Case - Coolermaster HAF X http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Cooling - Coolermaster Hyper 212 (Might upgrade to the V8) http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Video Card - EVGA Geforce GTX 470 1.3 Ghz DDR5 http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Power Supply - OCZ StealthXStream 2 700W http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Hard Drive - Western Digital Cavier 500gb 7200 rpm http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

I was originally going to go with 2 Radeon 5770 but from what Ive read a single 470 will out perform them and is actually cheaper and easier to expand later on if I want to get another.

If there is any changes you would make, please let me know. This totals to around 1.6k I think.

Edit: Changed from BluRay RW to generic 20 dollar dvd drive and changed cpu coolers
Anonymous
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a b 4 Gaming
October 1, 2010 5:28:21 PM

How does that case compare to the Antec 1200 and the DarkFleet 85?
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Anonymous
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a b 4 Gaming
October 1, 2010 5:49:49 PM

Whys that heatsink better? I like the look of the V8 but it's a bit pricey if I recall.
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