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post #11 of 24
Pfft, I'd go with 3 and raid5 myself.
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How is that biostar motherboard?
    
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How is that biostar motherboard?
Dont go for biostar,
get the gigabyte z68x ud3p,it costs $169 at newegg,great mobo for the price,rock solid build quality.
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post #14 of 24
Don't listen to Aniket, the Biostar motherboard is perfect for the build. It supports 8x/8x PCI-e for SLI or Crossfire configs, and has plenty of Power phases for stable Overclocking.

It also has a combo with the 2500k for $30 savings. If you switch to the Z68 UD3P, you will go over budget and have features that you don't need for gaming like SSD caching. No SSD in the build anyway.
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I'm taking out one HDD + the Hyper 212+. Thats $100 saved right there.
    
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post #16 of 24
You take out the CPU cooler, there's no need for getting the 2500k then. Is Overclocking not part of the plan?
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post #17 of 24
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Hes overclocking later. Hes still really new to the stuff. This is his very first custom rig. Newegg overprices the crap out of the 212+ anyway.

Is it free shipping when you order all of that at once on Newegg?
    
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post #18 of 24
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Hes overclocking later. Hes still really new to the stuff. This is his very first custom rig. Newegg overprices the crap out of the 212+ anyway.

Is it free shipping when you order all of that at once on Newegg?
Everything has free shipping except the Motherboard and PSU.
It's canceled out by the Promo codes though.

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post #19 of 24
What resolution will he be gaming at anyway. Thats a big factor in deciding which graphics card
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Hes gonna be gaming on his hdtv. x]

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Everything has free shipping except the Motherboard and PSU.
It's canceled out by the Promo codes though.

I can't enter those promo codes.
Edited by NguyenAdam - 5/27/11 at 10:50pm
    
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