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$1000 Gaming and all around computer

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Last response: in Systems
November 20, 2010 6:39:54 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: As soon as I figure this out
Budget Range: $1000 (+ or - )Before / After Rebates
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Video Games, lot’s of file downloading and 100gb of music

Parts Not Required: (e.g.: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS) Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (e.g.:, -- to show us selection & pricing)
Country of Origin: US
Parts Preferences: I was thinking intel but I’d be open to amd suggestion
Overclocking: Maybe
SLI or Crossfire: Yes / No / Maybe

Additional Comments: if anyone has any suggestion I am completely open, this will be my first build. I am going do duel screen if that changes anything. If you see anywhere I could save some money with out effecting quality let me know. Thank you so much.

Parts List:

CPU: Intel Core i5-760 Lynnfield 2.8GHz LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80605I5760 $200.00
Motherboard: ASUS P7P55D-E Pro LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $179.00
RAM: CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) $64.99
Graphics Cards: evga GeForce GTX 460 Superclocked Video Card, 2 for $139 each, on sale right now.
Case: COOLER MASTER HAF 922 BLUE RC-922M-KWN2-GP Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with Side window $100.00
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0010HNC-NRSN 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive $105.00
SSD: Corsair Force F40 CSSD-F40GB2 2.5" 40GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) $105.00
CPU cooling: any suggestions?
Power: any suggestions?

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November 20, 2010 7:29:22 AM

This topic has been moved from the section Opinions and Experiences to section Systems by Mousemonkey
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