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February 12, 2012 5:26:57 AM

I am looking to do some updating and posting this to see what you guys think and any changes that you think i should make.

I have not worked out what psu brand/ watt to go with. Advice with that would be great.

Also i cant choose between 8G Kit (4Gx2) DDR3 of:
*G.Skill Sniper 1866 F3-14900CL9D-8GBSR
*G.Skill Ripjaws-X 1866 F3-14900CL9D-8GBXL

Thanks for your time. :D 


Current pc

*Antec Nine Hundred
*Antec KÜHLER H20 920
*Gigabyte GeForce 9600GT 512MB Zalman Cooler (GV-NX96T512H)
*Asus m4n82 duluxe
*AMD Phenom II X4 965 be 3.40Ghz
*WD 1T WD10eavs-00d7b1
*6g ddr2 Kingston 2g-udimm 3x2g
*Super Flower SF-800K14HE 800w
*Asus VS247 1080p HD LED 23.6"


Pc after upgrades

*Antec Nine Hundred
*Antec KÜHLER H20 920
*ASUS GeForce GTX 560Ti DirectCU II TOP 1GB x2 SLI
*Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3
*AMD FX-8150.
*Ram?
*OCZ Vertex 3 60GB SSD
*WD 1T WD10eavs-00d7b1
*Asus VS247 1080p HD LED 23.6"
February 12, 2012 5:32:58 AM

I wouldnt go with the fx series alot of people have problems with it. Since your sli'ing two gtx 560's im guessing your building mainly a gaming pc. Nothing beat the i5 2500k for a cpu for gaming right now. If you live near a microcenter there offering the i5 for $179 plus $50 off a motherboard if you buy them together. Pretty good deal.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Also ocz's have a high failure rate, atleast from what i heard and have read. Crucial makes a SSD called an m4. Its 64gb for $100 and has 5 stars on new egg. I bought one and am having no issues whatsoever.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Other than that the build looks good.

Corsair is a great quality brand for PSU's you should only need a 750 watt, but if you want a 850watt its only 30 bucks more.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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