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Cooler Master HAF 932 Big Tower Sort
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Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H, Socket-AM3
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition
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Western Digital Caviar® Green™ 2TB
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Microsoft® OEM Wired Desktop 400 MP

How is this? Will it be able to last for a long time? And is it something i will be able to use for games in years from now?

Will this be able to play all games at maximum graphics and have no FPS problems?

Do i need anything else?

Much appreciated anwsers!
post #2 of 23
you would probably have a higher performance gain if you went with SB but that is a good build!
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post #3 of 23
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Whats a SB? xD
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SB is short for Sandy Bridge: Intel's newest chip.

Now, honestly, I would wait till Bulldozer comes out.
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post #5 of 23
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When would that be?
post #6 of 23
Bulldozer should release soon, not sure when, but I've heard great things about it if you can, I'd suggest you wait for bulldozer or even Ivy bridge. And I don't know if its just me but I'd go with the 6950 instead of that
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post #7 of 23
I'd personally wait for ivy bridge.. since that will be a whole new technology, much more potiential than bulldozer (no offence AMD guys, but you know its true, bulldozer might be better than SB but not ivy) but it might be a long way off, thinking 2012.
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post #8 of 23
IB releases next year, and bulldozer releases in 2/3 months? am I right? if the OP can't wait till next year, Bulldozer may be the way to go only if it does beat SB's performance/price.

EDIT: if this pc is strictly for gaming, wouldn't an i7-2600K at 4.5ghz with a 6950/570/580 be more than enough for gaming? my rig is outdated but I manage to get healthy frame rates in games, such as 60+ in BF2. If you were to buy the 2600K with a 6950/ Nvidia equivalent, plus a SSD and good ram, I'm sure the pc would fly.
Edited by trojan92 - 5/23/11 at 10:47am
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Found a new one instead. What do u think of it?

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Originally Posted by PeeHunter View Post
Found a new one instead. What do u think of it?

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Corsair HX 750W PSU
Intel Coreâ„¢ i7 Quad Processor i7-2600
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Corsair H50 Hydro Series CPU Køler
MSI P67A-GD80 B3, Socket-1155
Corsair Dominator DHX DDR3 1600MHz 8GB
XFX Radeon HD 6970 2GB GDDR5
Western Digital Caviar® Blue 1TB
Sony Optiarc DVD±RW Burner, AD-7260S

exactly what I had in mind .. does this mean waiting for IV/ BD is a no no?
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