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Rate and tag my first build

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December 13, 2010 10:13:31 PM

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 40 3.4GHz 45nm, AM3, 8.7MB Total Cache (Can be considered as Phenom II X4 940)

CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus with Cooler Master 77 CFM 120mm Fan x1

Motherboard: ASRock 870 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 870 Chipset

RAM: 10GB DDR3 1333MHz Total Memory (G.SKILL Ripjaws Series (2x4GB) PC10666 DDR3 1333MHz Dual-Channel Mode, Avexir Standard Series (1x2GB) PC10700 DDR3 1333MHz Single-Channel Mode)

Video card: Asus GTX 460 768MB

Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 250GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Drive x1

Optical Drive: Sony Optiarc DVD/CD-ROM 2MB Cache

Audio: 7.1 CH Realtek HD Audio

Network Cards: Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s (on-board), Rosewill IEEE 802.11b/g 54Mbps Wifi Card with dipole antenna

Case: Cooler Master Elite 430

Case Fans: Rosewill 74 CFM 120mm Blue LED Fan x1, Cooler Master 40 CFM 120mm Blue LED Fan x1, Scythe 133 CFM 120mm Fan x1

Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts 650W PSU ATX12V Ver.2.2

Keyboard: GIGABYTE Glossy Black 117 Key Professional Multimedia Keyboard

Mouse: Wintech Z2 7-Button Gaming Mouse

Mouse Pad: GIGABYTE Extreme Accuracy Gaming Mouse Pad

Operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

System Features: eSATAIII Connector x1, SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connector x5, USB 3.0 Port x2, USB 2.0 port x6, IEEE 1394 Firewire Port x1, Front Speaker HD Audio Jack x2, Microphone Jack x2, Side Speaker Jack, Rear Speaker Jack, Central/Bass Speaker Jack, Line In Jack.

(CPU unlocked and overclocked from Phenom II X3 740 BE Heka 3.0GHz)

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December 14, 2010 7:26:39 AM

Looks good.
However,go with a 32MB cache HDD because 8MB is significantly slower.
As for mouse,well there are many better options such as many Logitech/Razer mice.
If you are on budget,consider Logitech MX518
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December 14, 2010 8:15:04 AM

ram is just stupid - get matched pairs your only going to have issues if you dont

motherboard - gigabyte or asus, i wouldnt buy anything else, ESPECIALLY MSI
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December 14, 2010 8:23:07 AM

Yes I forgot about the RAM.
Instead of getting 10GB of mixed RAMs, get 4GB(or 8GB if you have many image/video editing projects opened at the same time)
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December 14, 2010 12:27:05 PM

Spend the extra few bucks and get the 1GB GTX 460; all the reviews say it REALLY pays off. I had the 1 GB models and loved them (SLI).
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December 21, 2010 3:58:31 AM

Best answer selected by Gundown99.
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December 21, 2010 7:04:59 AM

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