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New gaming rig, need suggestions.

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September 5, 2011 6:06:26 AM

A while ago I got a build gathered together by some people, I made a few minor changes, added accessories, changed some things.
I just want some suggestions from you guys (knowing you are all computer genius). Are there any parts that are generally junk? Or have a better alternative? Tell me what you think.
NZXT M59 Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...058&Tpk=m5...
Fans, 3 for the open spots, 2 as backups. (Some say the NZXT fans aren't that great.)
4 of these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E168351...
1 of these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E168352...
Seagate Barracuda 1TB Hard Drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E168221...
G.Skill Ripjaws 8GB 1333 Memory: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E168202...
ASUS M5A97 Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E168131...
AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE Processor: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E168191...
XFX Radeon HD 6870 Dual Fan GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E168141...
ASUS 24X DVD Burner: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E168271...
NZXT Sentry 2 Fan Controller: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E168119...
The fan controller had some "=/... Meh" reviews but... Meh.
Antec High Current Gamer 620w PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E168173...
Coolermaster Hyper212Plus Cooler: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E168351...

Including rebates is around over 700$.
Suggestions, and opinions?

This is my first gaming rig/build.

Edit: Stupid links never work after 5 minutes.

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September 5, 2011 6:23:16 AM

Anyone?
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September 5, 2011 6:23:17 AM

The first 4 links I clicked dont work

but its a good system for the price, and has a n excellent future upgrade path

The one change I think you should make is to use 1600MHz RAM , and to make sure its 1.5 volt
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September 5, 2011 6:25:16 AM

Outlander_04 said:
The first 4 links I clicked dont work

but its a good system for the price, and has a n excellent future upgrade path

The one change I think you should make is to use 1600MHz RAM , and to make sure its 1.5 volt


Ah, someone else suggested this to me also, but AMD processors only support up to 1333MHz RAM apparently.
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September 5, 2011 6:31:40 AM

leolego said:
Ah, someone else suggested this to me also, but AMD processors only support up to 1333MHz RAM apparently.



The memory controller on the Phenom only supports up to 1333 MHz , but can be overclocked

Your motherboard can also run the next generation of processors code named Bulldozer , which runs RAM at up to 1866 MHz
Installing 1600 MHz and low voltage units now future proofs your system

You can set 1600MHz to run at 1333 in the mean time , but it will default there anyway
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