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New Build 2012 Q1 Edition

Approximate Purchase Date: Q1 2012

Budget Range: AUD$0-3000 (Can go over)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Adobe CS5 Master Collection, High end gaming, Internet

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Speakers, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon.com

Country: Australia

Parts Preferences: Intel, Nvidia

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Yes (Thinking GTX680 twin SLI)

Monitor Resolution: 3x 1920x1080 OR 1920x1200

Additional Comments: Need three screens (LED, 24", 120HZ), Is it worth the wait for Ivy Bridge, Don't think there is anything else, will update if I have to
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