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November 12, 2010 4:29:42 PM

Hey guys, i have been saving up for a new gaming computer, as my last one well, was rubbish. XD

This is the desired spec of my computer.
Coolermaster HAF 932 Case

Asus Rampage III Extreme Intel X58 (Socket 1366) ATX DDR3 - Motherboard

Intel Core i7 950 3.06Ghz (Nehalem) (Socket LGA1366) - Proccessor

G.Skill Ripjaw 12GB (3x4GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz Dual Channel Kit - RAM

Novatech PowerStation Black Edition 750W Silent ATX2 Modular Power Supply

HIS ATI Radeon 5970 2048MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card - Retail -GPU

Samsung Spin Point F3 SATAII 1TB 32MB Cache Hard Drive <8.9ms 7200rpm - Hard drive


Whats your views on this build? I want to learn how to overclock hardware, and want a good gaming Pc,

Also, would i need extra cooling for this Build?

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November 12, 2010 4:37:47 PM

With HD6k CF scaling great and incoming Cayman Pro/XT incoming i wouldn't sink into a HD 5970 these days and u dun need > 4GB RAM for a gaming rig really
November 22, 2010 11:51:30 AM

Yes, with the new ATI (or is it AMD now lol) GPUs coming soon, you'll want to hold out. Plus that much RAM is definitely overkill.
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