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October 15, 2012 8:22:30 PM

My specs as follows:
RAIDMAX Blackstorm Black Steel / ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Ultra X4 Modular 1050-Watt ATX Power Supply V2
ASUS Sabertooth 990FX AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
AMD FX-8150 Zambezi 3.6GHz Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor
Antec KUHLER H2O 920
CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 15000)
OCZ Vertex 4 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
ASUS 24X DVD Burner
Generic SANYO 1080p LCD 4 now

Build because I always wanted 2 nor had the time and $, now i do. Just wondering if i did alright? I wish i would've known about this site earlier, but i did'nt. General purpose computer a lil gaming and whatever else i can get into game system hacking watching movies, just a up 2 date and does what i tell it 2 do without backtalking n pretty good so far.

since i got u here i have a couple more ?

been looking at cards Im currenty using an old his iceq 1gb ddr3 card (decent) but i want up to date and no backtalking card with new games, so Ive been looking at this SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100352VXSR Radeon HD 7950 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card OR the same brand 7970, let me no if good deal or what should i get i like the 7000 series but dont no the good bout the manufactures, let me no your opinions, would be greatly app.

second i need to know a good hdd is this good, Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $109 at newegg. the 1 im using is 1tb and had it 4 4 years lol, its an old man, right

lastley ? about overclocking can you help me out yes I am a noob and its unstable every dam time! frustrating so now just with turbo booost on its 3.9 but i would like more and some lessons would b great, thanks 4 helping me and sorry if i rambled on 2 long and if i posted in wrong section as iam new 2 this site.

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October 15, 2012 8:25:31 PM

A 7950 overclocked should perform around the same as a stock 7970. Sapphire does make pretty good cards that, from what I hear, overclock well.
1TB should be more than enough, unless you are running out of space, I would not recommend getting a new hard drive
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