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sig rig's lookin nastier by the day, UNC. (GO UMD)

Have you decided to go with that HAF case? I see it in sig so must have.

Motherboard... Well everything else is pro, might as well get a crossfire ready 890FX chipset board at this point. Like that m4a89td pro.


ASUS M4A89GTD PRO $150

ASUS M4A89TD PRO $175 - $160 after MIR, Nice. This should be a winner.

Or you can go over the top, Tri-Fire ready crazyness Formula IV $239 INC shipping.
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Maryland?

And I am very sold on 932(like it's rugged kinda look) and don't see a reason to switch to a different one. I'll be ordering that in a week. But how do you like your Antec?

Thanks for the mobo suggestions too. I like the TD Pro over GTD pro just because the integrated graphics would go to waste. I've also heard that having a regular card on a board with integrated graphics can sometimes have a few hiccups is that right?
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Maryland?

And I am very sold on 932(like it's rugged kinda look) and don't see a reason to switch to a different one. I'll be ordering that in a week. But how do you like your Antec?

Thanks for the mobo suggestions too. I like the TD Pro over GTD pro just because the integrated graphics would go to waste. I've also heard that having a regular card on a board with integrated graphics can sometimes have a few hiccups is that right?
The onboard gpu is not an issue. Just plug in your card and fire it up - will auto detect and default to that. Then just load up current (or preferred) drivers and be on your way. I went with the GTD so that I can troubleshoot if any of my cards ever go, and because I found it for $100 (new).

If you haven't purchased a case yet, take a look at this one. One of my personal favorites: LIAN LI Lancool PC-K62. Awesome case with great cable management options, excellent cooling (comes with multiple fans), good looks (to me).

Save you a bit of $$ and maybe get you into a CPU cooling solution so you can start doing some OCing.
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Maryland?

And I am very sold on 932(like it's rugged kinda look) and don't see a reason to switch to a different one. I'll be ordering that in a week. But how do you like your Antec?

Thanks for the mobo suggestions too. I like the TD Pro over GTD pro just because the integrated graphics would go to waste. I've also heard that having a regular card on a board with integrated graphics can sometimes have a few hiccups is that right?
Love my 1200, It's turned me so biased I recommend it all the time.
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post #15 of 26
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@jags It looks like a great case but about the same price as my 932 so win win either way I think.

@Badwrench Thanks for clearing that up!

As far as the case goes, It doesn't have what I want right off the bat in terms of fans.

When it comes to CPU cooling I was looking at this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-065-_-Product

Any thoughts on that?
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@jags It looks like a great case but about the same price as my 932 so win win either way I think.

@Badwrench Thanks for clearing that up!

As far as the case goes, It doesn't have what I want right off the bat in terms of fans.

When it comes to CPU cooling I was looking at this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-065-_-Product

Any thoughts on that?
Thanks.

That, my friend, is one of the greatest buys with regards to CPU cooling (when considering price/performance ratios). You can check out reviews online:

http://www.guru3d.com/article/cooler...-plus-review/6

http://www.anandtech.com/show/2366/4

there are many more recent ones as well.
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post #17 of 26
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Well guys, I think I'm set. I bought the HAF 932, TDPRo Motherboard, and the 212+ CPU Cooler.

The only thing I have left to buy is the HD(have the money for it) and the GPU. Thanks for the help guys!
post #18 of 26
Samsung Spinpoint F3 $55 I ordered that today, good deal.

If you are still looking for a hard drive.
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post #19 of 26
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What do you think of this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136533

Might ask in HD section.

Not sure what the cache affects but the main thing this has over the F3 is it is 6.0GBps
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What do you think of this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136533

Might ask in HD section.

Not sure what the cache affects but the main thing this has over the F3 is it is 6.0GBps
The 6GB/s makes no difference. F3 should still be faster. Best deal for the F3 is on Meritline, $59.50 shipped. The F3 on Directron is not free shipping.
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