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    Some changes -
    1. CASE - Instead of spending $26 additionally, go with a better case,...
    NZXT Lexa S - Is about $5 more, but with better features and 4 stock fans...
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=25_238&products_id=13468
    Also the blowers are generally noisy,...

    2. RAM - Dont go with 3 sticks, these boards are dual-channel so better to populate 2/4 slots to take advantage of the Dual-channel config
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=186_218_1125&products_id=15023

    3. If planning to overclock, then a CPU cooler -
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=207_23_845&products_id=12544
  2. gkay09 said:
    Some changes -
    1. CASE - Instead of spending $26 additionally, go with a better case,...
    NZXT Lexa S - Is about $5 more, but with better features and 4 stock fans...
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=25_238&products_id=13468
    Also the blowers are generally noisy,...

    2. RAM - Dont go with 3 sticks, these boards are dual-channel so better to populate 2/4 slots to take advantage of the Dual-channel config
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=186_218_1125&products_id=15023

    3. If planning to overclock, then a CPU cooler -
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=207_23_845&products_id=12544


    Thanks alot i will update some stuff!

    I understand what you are saying about the 2 sticks instead of 3 but is 4gb DDR3 viable for high end gaming these days? or should i buy another 2 of the same sticks and go with 8gb?
  3. ^ IMO for gaming, 4GB would still suffice, not to forget the 1280MB of RAM on the graphic card,...
  4. Best answer selected by apamilo.
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