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First build, need advice gaming pc

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February 6, 2011 11:27:57 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Mid February if not sooner


Budget Range: $1000 Before / After Rebates


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Video Editing, Web surfing, Music.


Parts Not Required: power supply (thermaltake 750w) keyboard, mouse, monitor(s)


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com


Country of Origin: USA


Parts Preferences: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Overclocking: Yes


SLI or Crossfire: Maybe


Additional Comments: Running AMD 1100t. need compatible components, i prefer asus but am open to suggestions.. need 8gb memory and 2tb hard drive along with a decent graphics card or 2, need hdmi out. Will be running 3 32" tvs for monitor.
Being built in full size thermaltake armor case, model not known as of right now, sorry.

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February 7, 2011 12:32:09 AM

lol, i didnt even notice that until after i posted, fixed.. thanks man.
New to this forum, but not forums in general.
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February 7, 2011 12:46:10 AM

No worries, russell, and welcome to Tom's Hardware
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February 7, 2011 6:01:45 AM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $89.99 FREE SHIPPING
ASRock 870 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Combo Price: $255.98
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Thuban 3.3GHz, 3.7GHz Turbo Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDE00ZFBR BOX
XIGMATEK Gaia SD1283 120mm Long Life Bearing CPU Cooler bracket included I7 i5 775 1155 AMD adn dual fan push pull compatible

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $109.99 FREE SHIPPING
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL7D-8GBRH

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $18.99 FREE SHIPPING
LG Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $179.99
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0020HNC-NRSN 2TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.5" Internal Hard Drive



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February 8, 2011 11:08:16 PM

Thanks, but I would prefer an asus motherboard, I will need 2 graphics cards and phenom 1100t has not been bought yet, but thats what I will be using..
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February 9, 2011 12:43:31 AM

For the record, ASRock is owned by asus.
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February 9, 2011 12:50:37 AM

two HD6870 should do it i think
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February 9, 2011 6:20:41 PM

Sorry guys I wanna stick with geforce, is kingston ram good?
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