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July 24, 2011 3:05:10 AM

i am building my first computer mainly for gaming and i was wandering about compatability

asus sabertooth 990fx motherboard
corsair vengance 8gb 1600 ddr3 240 pin
asus 24x sata dvd burner
antec earthwatts 750 watt psu
SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition Thuban 3.3GHz, 3.7GHz Turbo Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDE00ZFBGRBOX
NZXT Phantom PHAN-001WT White Steel / Plastic Enthusiast ATX Full Tower Computer Case
Item #: N82E16811146067
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

i was wandering is all this was compatible and if the psu was powerful enough to later ad another gpu
thanks
July 24, 2011 3:44:23 AM

This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey
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July 24, 2011 4:10:38 AM

halohellmaker said:
i am building my first computer mainly for gaming and i was wandering about compatability

asus sabertooth 990fx motherboard
corsair vengance 8gb 1600 ddr3 240 pin
asus 24x sata dvd burner
antec earthwatts 750 watt psu
SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition Thuban 3.3GHz, 3.7GHz Turbo Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDE00ZFBGRBOX
NZXT Phantom PHAN-001WT White Steel / Plastic Enthusiast ATX Full Tower Computer Case
Item #: N82E16811146067
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

i was wandering is all this was compatible and if the psu was powerful enough to later ad another gpu
thanks

It will work, but you can do way better imo.

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advic... <----- Please do a "copy & paste" of this on here and fill it out...budget, monitor resolution, country, etc... :) 
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July 24, 2011 4:53:29 AM

Why_Me said:
It will work, but you can do way better imo.

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advic... <----- Please do a "copy & paste" of this on here and fill it out...budget, monitor resolution, country, etc... :) 




i filled it out for you i did the best i can spend up to 1500 but i want triple monitors for multitasking but i didnt include monitor in the forum
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July 24, 2011 5:22:18 AM

halohellmaker said:
i filled it out for you i did the best i can spend up to 1500 but i want triple monitors for multitasking but i didnt include monitor in the forum

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/203?vs=288 <----- AMD Phenom II X6 1100T BE vs Intel Core i5 2500K benchmarks

If it's for gaming, and you plan on running a tri monitor set up...then I would so something like this down below...

Here's a case that has front 3.0 USB ports and a 2.5" SSD cage. Dual 6950 2GB, after market cpu h/s (thermal paste included), 2500K, etc...and this entire build is free shipping.

http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Enforcer-Interior-S... $79.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Cooler Master Storm Enforcer USB 3.0 Mid Tower ATX Case with Window and Black Interior (SGC-1000-KWN1)

http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Computer-Cooling-R4... $14.31 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25
Cooler Master Computer Case Cooling R4-LUS-07AR-GP 200mm Red LED Case Fan

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $94.99 - $69.99 after mail-in rebate FREE SHIPPING
Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-750 750W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $324.98 save: $25.00 FREE SHIPPING
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002G1YPH0/ref=ox_sc_a... $29.49 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler, RR-B10-212P-G1

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $64.99 FREE SHIPPING
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL

http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Spinpoint-3-5-Inch-Intern... $59.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Samsung Desktop Class Spinpoint F3 1 TB SATA 3.0 Gb-s 32 MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare-OEM Drives, HD103SJ

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $19.99 FREE SHIPPING
ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $264.99 - $244.99 after mail-in rebate card FREE SHIPPING
SAPPHIRE 100312-3SR Radeon HD 6950 Dirt3 Edition 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $264.99 - $244.99 after mail-in rebate card FREE SHIPPING
SAPPHIRE 100312-3SR Radeon HD 6950 Dirt3 Edition 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

Total: $1,218.71 *not including mail in rebates

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $149.99 - $134.99 after mail-in rebate card FREE SHIPPING
Asus ML228H 21.5" 1920X1080 2ms Full HD LED BackLight LED Monitor Slim Design 250 cd/m2 10,000,000 :1 (ASCR)

http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/product.php?category_id... <----- CM Storm Enforcer w/pics, specs, and professional reviews
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July 24, 2011 5:26:17 AM

i am going to see if i can grt all the parts off of new egg becouse i havnt had the best past amazon.com
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July 24, 2011 5:52:54 AM

i am going to see if i can grt all the parts off of new egg becouse i havnt had the best past amazon.com
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July 24, 2011 6:18:39 AM

this is what i edited it to its not as good now but it has more future potential when i come into some more money for upgrades

mother board
ASUS SABERTOOTH P67 (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

cpu
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K

gpu
SAPPHIRE 100312-3SR Radeon HD 6950 Dirt3 Edition 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video ...

ram
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL

psu
Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-750 750W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE ...

optical drive
ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

case
COOLER MASTER Storm Enforcer SGC-1000-KWN1 Black SECC / ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ATX PS2 / EPS 12V (optional ...
with an aditional 200mm fan

os
windows 7 home premium

monitor 2x
Acer S211HLbd 21.5'' 5ms LED-Backlight LCD Monitor Slim Design

hard drive
Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

another question would the crossfire work just as well if instead of getting another 6950 i get a 6850 later on
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