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New Update to computer Build what do you guys think?.

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November 12, 2010 1:27:41 PM

Hi Guys,


I am upgrading My Current Build and just wanted to see what you guys think of it in terms compared to my current one.


Current
Case-antec 1200
Monitor-Dell 2007wfp
OS-Windows 7 ultimate 32bit
Memory-2GB G.Skill DDR2 800 Mhz
CPU-Intel C2D E6750 overclocked to 3.3
HDD(S)- (2) 1TB Seageate 7200rpm, (2) Seagate 750gb 7200rpm, 1 150gb (Hitachi) 7200rpm boot drive
GPU-HD 4870
CPU Cooler-Tuniq tower 120 extreme
Mobo-Asus P5k-e Wi-fi P35
PSU-Thermaltake Black Widow 850 watt

New Build
Case-Antec 1200 (i replaced all of the blue LED fans with Xigmatek White LED fans)
Monitor-Ben Q EW2420
OS-Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Memory- 4 GB G.Skill Ripjaws DDR3 1333
CPU-Intel Core I5 760
HDD(S)-Same as my current build except i am replacing the Hitachi boot drive with a Patriot Torque 32 GB SSD
GPU-Sapphire HD6870
Fan Controller-NZXT Sentry LXE
Lighting-2M NZXT White LED Kit
CPU Cooler- Same as current build
Mobo-Asus Maximus Formula III P55
PSU-I may keep the current one but i want to go with a black and white theme for this one. so i want a psu With white Led's, I am thinking about the Kingwin Ultra 850 W psu which can switch from blue to white Led.

That is it so far what do you guys think?
November 12, 2010 3:50:02 PM

not bad, as far as it goes.

I personally don't like spending huge amounts on a case. (I'm cheap tho!) I like staying under $80 on cases, so CM 3xx seris, Antec 300 /illusion, rosewill challenger/destroyer, CM 690, etc.

If you're going to get an SSD, get 60 GB minimum. I recommend the Mushkin Callisto, as the least expensive Sandforce controller out there.

Kingwin is ok as a PSU.

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November 12, 2010 11:26:15 PM

Ok ill look into the SSD, i already had the case (got it last year as an xmas gift) but i see your concern about spending a lot of money on a case. Myself personally i like to switch it up in terms of my case every so often i usually do not go above 170 when it comes to cases as i like to change them.
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December 8, 2010 12:43:11 AM

Ok i have begun My new Build

Here are the New parts i have installed already

Mobo-

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

Cpu-

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

Memory-

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

Fan Controller-

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

Fans-

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (I bought 6 of these, 5 for the 120mm Blue LED fans in the antec 1200 and one to replace the blue 120mm LED fan in the tuniq tower 120 extreme)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (replaced the top 200mm Blue LED fan with this)

Here are the parts i haven't got yet but i am still contemplating and want some input

GFX Card-

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

or

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

or

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

SSD-

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

or

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

Blue Ray Drive/Burner-

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

Monitor-

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=55964&vpn=EW2420&manufact... 9also if anyone knows another site to get his monitor other than ncix would be very helpful)

That is all what do you guys think? any input will be much appreciated.
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