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Need help selecting a few parts for gaming computer
Dec 23, 2010, 2:52 PM
I'm building a gaming computer and need some help picking some of the components.
Approximate Purchase Date: a few months
Budget Range: $1500-2000
System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, internet browsing. media
Parts Not Required: monitor, speakers, mouse, keyboard
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: none preferred
Country of Origin: USA
Parts Preferences: Intel CPU
SLI or Crossfire: No
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200
Cooler Master HAF 922 case:
Western Digital 1TB HDD:
Intel Core i7-950 CPU:
SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 5970:
G.Skill 6GB RAM:
ASUS X58 Motherboard:
I have no idea what to buy for the power supply and fans or heatsinks I might need.
Dec 25, 2010
need selecting parts gaming computer
Dec 23, 2010, 3:07 PM
first, wait 2 weeks for Sandy Bridge. It releases Jan 5, retail Jan 9.
that said, get a pair of 68xx or 69xx instead of the 5970,
Overall you'll want 750W PSU 80+ Bronze or better/
Dec 25, 2010, 2:33 PM
thanks. any specific PSU recommendations?
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Dec 25, 2010, 8:11 PM
XFX, Antec, Sea Sonic, Corsair, Enermax are all great brands
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