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Last response: in Systems
November 23, 2010 3:07:43 AM

I would first like to apologize for the sloppiness, this is my first time.

Approximate Purchase Date: Now till' Cyber MOnday

Budget Range: $600-700

System Usage from Most to Least Important: (Surfing the internet, gaming (SC2, COD etc...) , photoshop, word, powerpoint, adobe viewer.)

Parts Not Required: monitor, mouse, keypad

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: NewEgg, amazon, MicroCenter

Country of Origin:USA

Parts Preferences: intel, ATI radeon

Overclocking: maybe later on when needed

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe later on when needed

Monitor Resolution: (1920 x 1080),


This is what i have in mind right now. plz check to see if they are compatible or not.

already bought:
antec 902 + ripjaws ddr3-1600 -- $135 with $35 rebate

Planning on buying:
i5-760 -- -- $184 with tax
EVGA p55 LE -- -- $90 with $60 rebate
XFX HD 5770 and XFX P1-650X-CAH9 650W -- -- $140 with $50 rebate
Samsung Spintpoint F3 -- -- $55
Cheap optical drive for around $10.

total: $614 with $145 rebate

Any suggestions for improving my build is greatly appreciated. This will be my first build and i am very excited.

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