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October 10, 2010 9:11:06 PM

Here is what we came up with... what do you think?

Are there any compatibility issues? Any parts you would like to see changed?

cpu: Core i7-930

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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mobo: ASRock X58 Extreme LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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hd: Deskstar 500GB 7,200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5"
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

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ram: OCZ Gold XTC 6GB (3X2GB) DDR3-1333 (PC3-10666) CL 9 240-Pin DIMM Triple Channel Kit
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

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gpu: evga gtx geforce 480
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

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psu: Tr2 RX-850 850w Silent Gaming ATX Power Supply
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

what do you think of this psu? I made some suggestions, but this is the one he wants

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optical drive: 22x DVD±RW Burner with Dual/Double Layer Support OEM
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

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case - tbd

cpu cooler - tbd
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Thanks for your help! I recently posted on here, and followed through on a build. I am actually posting on it right now:)  Your help is greatly appreciated!!
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October 10, 2010 9:37:01 PM

Get the i7 950 from microcenter, its like 230 in store so its cheaper than the 930 off newegg by a lot, the 930 is $200 in store too so you can save quite a bit by grabbing your CPU there.
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a b B Homebuilt system
October 10, 2010 9:58:50 PM

infinite011 said:
Here is what we came up with... what do you think?

Are there any compatibility issues? Any parts you would like to see changed?

cpu: Core i7-930

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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mobo: ASRock X58 Extreme LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

-----

hd: Deskstar 500GB 7,200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5"
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

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ram: OCZ Gold XTC 6GB (3X2GB) DDR3-1333 (PC3-10666) CL 9 240-Pin DIMM Triple Channel Kit
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

-----

gpu: evga gtx geforce 480
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

-----

psu: Tr2 RX-850 850w Silent Gaming ATX Power Supply
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

what do you think of this psu? I made some suggestions, but this is the one he wants

-----

optical drive: 22x DVD±RW Burner with Dual/Double Layer Support OEM
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

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case - tbd

cpu cooler - tbd
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Thanks for your help! I recently posted on here, and followed through on a build. I am actually posting on it right now:)  Your help is greatly appreciated!!

kind of ugh



the hard drive on promo
much better psu
great cpu cooler
much better ram
much newer board
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October 11, 2010 8:44:50 AM

go for the i7 950 and maybe a samsung spinpoint f3
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October 11, 2010 9:56:13 AM

next week they might change the price or you well changed your mind. Chose well.
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October 11, 2010 10:17:22 AM

Hang on a wee bit longer since HD 6000 series out 19th October? Not that higher end Fermis recommended buys ever all around respectable h/w reviews @@
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