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February 27, 2012 11:51:40 AM

hello..i am trying to bild my first gaming rig,,i have a pc with Q6850, extreme OC to 3.67.4 gigs ram, winxp only shows 2.75, gtx 285 i gig ram.. bought system.... sill good for most games but losing the gaming edge , need something alot faster than what i have

so far i have purchased

cooler master haf mid tower, extra side fan
corsair 850 watt pro PS
Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache
Windows 7 Professional 64bit
EVGA GeForce GTX 580 3072 MB GDDR5 PCB PCI Express 2.0 2DVI/Mini-HDMI SLI Ready
Plextor PX-L890SA-26 24X SATA Super Multi DVD+/-RW Internal Drive
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

got about 1000.00 to spend on MOBO,cpu,and ram..........

looking for 6 core I7 cpu , mobo, and ram
been looking for weeks,,so many choices,,need help

thanks for any helf

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February 27, 2012 12:21:45 PM

Add a SSD for the boot drive, it should still give you more then enough to play with in the cpu/mobo/ram department.

CPU wise I'd go with a i7-3930K.