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July 5, 2011 12:30:25 AM

New Build:

CPU: Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115070
MOBO: ASUS SABERTOOTH P67 (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131702
RAM:CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233144
PSU: CORSAIR Professional Series HX650 (CMPSU-650HX) 650W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139012
GPU: MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127565
CASE:COOLER MASTER Storm Scout SGC-2000-KKN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119196
HARD drive: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185
CD Drive: ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204
EXTRAS: Shin-etsu/coolmaster 212+ push+pull
Total: $1200

1) Ive heard there are alot of problems with the new sandy bridges. have they fixed them?
2) Does my mobo/cpu/ram combo work?
3) any suggestions on mobo/ram combo?
4) any suggestions for a 40-64gb ssd?

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July 5, 2011 3:00:28 AM

1) The "problems" are with the motherboards where the SATA ports would deteriorate overtime, but revision B3 fixed that. Such MoBos as the MSI P67A-G43 (B3) has the revision and it's fine. Your MoBo is fine, it has the B3 revision
2) Yes! This combo works
3) -Cheaper RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
-Cheaper MoBo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
4) 40GB SSD- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
60GB SSD- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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July 8, 2011 3:27:09 AM

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