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January 1, 2011 7:08:57 PM

Hello, I'm currently in the process of picking out parts for a new computer I want to build. I was wondering if someone could please check the compatibility of every part with each other and tell me if there are any issues that would occur during the build. Also any suggestions as to the parts themselves are also welcome. Thanks in advance for anyone who helps.

CPU-
Intel Core i7-950 Bloomfield 3.06GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor BX80601950
Model #:BX80601950
Item #:N82E16819115211

Price: 289.99

Motherboard- ASUS Sabertooth X58 LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Model #:Sabertooth X58
Item #:N82E16813131665

Price- 199.99


Power Supply-

CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power ...
Model #:CMPSU-750TX
Item #:N82E16817139006

Price-109.99


Video Card-

EVGA 012-P3-1470-AR GeForce GTX 470 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
Model #:012-P3-1470-AR
Item #:N82E16814130550

Price- 249.99


Memory- G.SKILL 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9T-6GBNQ
Model #:F3-12800CL9T-6GBNQ
Item #:N82E16820231225

Price - 64.99

Hard Drive- Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX 640GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Model #:WD6402AAEX
Item #:N82E16822136544

Price 69.99


DVD Burner-

HP 24X Multiformat DVD Writer Black SATA Model 1260i
Model #:HP 1260i
Item #:N82E16827140042

Price- 21.99


Case- AZZA Solano 1000 Black/Black Japanese SECC Steel/Metal mesh in front ATX Full Tower Computer Case
Model #:CSAZ-1000
Item #:N82E16811517004

Price 119.99

TOTAL: 1126.92

BTW Everything is from Newegg. Thanks Again!!

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January 1, 2011 7:34:09 PM

PSU - The 750 is a bit small in case ya ever wanna add a 2nd 470 to the mix in SLI. The TX is Corsair's 2nd tier line, if you're gonna go SLI at some point and thinking of overclocking, you're gonna want the more stable voltages offered by their 1st Tier line HX series which, at 850 watts is $160 after MIR. The XFX Black Edition 850 is only $1110 at the moment and easily the equal of the HX850.

Case - For a full tower, I'd recommend the Antec DF-85 or HAF-X. The DF-85 w/ CP-850 PSU is $300 at the moment though newegg often has the combo for $250-260. The HAF-X w/ XFX Black Edition 850 is $310. The cases are a significant step up from the Azza and the PSU's are equal to the Corsair HX series.

Normalli I'd say go for lower CAS on the memory but that $65 price is real attractive. CAS 7's would cost $35 more
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