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January 10, 2011 2:26:08 AM
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January 10, 2011 2:50:13 AM
January 10, 2011 3:16:46 AM

Don't plan on overclocking until a learn more about, so
eventually maybe.
Mono comes with integrated card so I was hoping to
crossfire if possible.
Build is for gaming, little internet browsing, maybe a word
document once in awhile.
I would like to run high resolution, naive in this
department so I can't give specifics.
January 10, 2011 3:18:39 AM

My apologies on not following the criteria I will go back and do so thanks
January 10, 2011 3:26:02 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: (the closer the better))
Budget Range: 800-900
System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet
Parts Not Required:keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers
Preferred Website(s) for Parts:, frys
Country of Origin: USA
Parts Preferences: thinking Amd CPU, ASIs or gigabyte mobo, no preference on others
Overclocking: Maybe
SLI or Crossfire: Yes / Maybe
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080, 1920x1200)
Additional Comments: want a computer that will last, not worried about future
modding other than gpu
January 10, 2011 3:57:14 AM

Here's something a bit different than what you had, but it gives you another idea so to say. This build allows you to add another vid card later on down the road, as well as o/c. <---- Intel Sandy Bridge 2500K (unlocked) - due for release on 1/9/11 <--- Another great review on this cpu $59.99 FREE SHIPPING
COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $99.99 FREE SHIPPING
Antec EarthWatts EA750 750W Continuous Power ATX12V version 2.3 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC "compatible with Core i7/Core i5" Power Supply $224.99 FREE SHIPPING
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz $152.99
ASRock P67 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $184.99 (Before $10.00 Mail-In Rebate ) FREE SHIPPING
MSI N460GTX -M2D1GD5/OC GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card $49.99 FREE SHIPPING
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL $69.99 FREE SHIPPING
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $19.99 FREE SHIPPING
Sony Optiarc Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA CD/DVD Burner LightScribe Support - OEM

Total: $862.92 *not including rebates, shipping, etc..

If you choose to o/c, then a suggest you add these items to this build. $29.99
Tuniq TX-2 Cooling Thermal Compound
January 10, 2011 4:12:23 AM

That looks pretty good, couple of questions; what would recommend
for memory, and is there any differences in hookup between
mini- hdmi and hdmi.
January 10, 2011 8:44:43 PM

mini hdmi is just a small port version of a regular HDMI link