2600k i7 Build

pproximate Purchase Date: (e.g.: this week (the closer the better)) Looking at buying it within the next week

Budget Range: (e.g.: 600-800) Before / After Rebates. - $1000-$1800ish

System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Folding@Home, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies) Gaming, Movies, Surfing the net

Parts Not Required: (e.g.: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS) **Include Power Supply Make & Model If Re-using**
Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor, Speakers and OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (e.g.: newegg.com, ncix.com -- to show us selection & pricing)

Country of Origin: (e.g.: Grand Fenwick) Australia :P

Parts Preferences: by brand or type (e.g.: I would like to use an AMD CPU & Biostar mobo with a 24" LCD and full tower case)

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: (e.g.: 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1600x1200, 1680x1050, 1920x1080, 1920x1200)
Additional Comments: (e.g.: Need to have a window and lots of bling, I would like a quiet PC)


Include a list of any parts you have already selected with descriptively labeled links for parts.

Case - HAF 922 Case

CPU - i7 2600k

Mobo - Thinking Asus P6X58D-E Though not to sure (Help?!) xD

PSU - Corsair TX-750 750W

GPU - Asus ATI EAH6950

HDD - Samsung 2TB Spinpoint F3/4EG EcoGreen HDD 32M

Ram - ? Not to sure on which one to get
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  1. the old tx series a bit dated these 2 are much better



    your mother board is incompatible

    you need a socket p67/h67 board the best of which seem to be out of stock on umart
  2. Which board would you suggest? umart usually gets stuff in within the week so I can get the to order it. and what would you suggest for ram?
  3. hdd - get a SSD for your OS + another hdd (personal preference is WD)
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