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My first system $1000

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November 18, 2010 3:54:22 AM

Feel free to comment and add suggestions. This would be my first build. Thanks.

ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
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Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
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ASUS M4A88T-V EVO/USB3 AM3 AMD 880G USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard
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ASUS EAH6870/2DI2S/1GD5 Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with ...
Item #: N82E16814121401


G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL
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CORSAIR HX Series CMPSU-620HX 620W ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V 2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active ...
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AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Thuban 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDT90ZFBGRBOX
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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM
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ZALMAN CNPS9700 LED 110mm 2 Ball CPU Cooler
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November 18, 2010 4:02:25 AM

^ What will the PC be mainly used for ?
November 18, 2010 4:08:17 AM

games such as world of warcraft, some crysis, modern warfare 2.
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November 18, 2010 4:23:27 AM

^ Then frankly I dont see the use of that 1090T...
Instead go with a X4, change to a Crossfire capable mobo and slightly bigger PSU, this would allow for adding 1 more HD 6870 in crossfire later on...
November 18, 2010 4:39:20 AM

^ That board though says Crossfire capable, but wont be a good idea to do Crossfire with that board because the 2nd PCIe slot runs crippled @x4...It is imperative that the PCIe slots run at x8 or above if you want to utilize the full power of the video card...

Video card is fine, no issues with that...
November 18, 2010 4:46:18 AM

Okay, makes sense. Why would I want to run 2 video cards? (do they work together for better graphics?)

Is dual @16 and better than dual @8?
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