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Ok so I've been reading a lot and searching around and Newegg seems to have the best prices and service so I chose to go with them.
Also after consulting with so many other members(too many to list) I've come to the decision of going AMD.
THANKS GUYS!

So here's some screenies of everything in the shopping cart, that I just purchased and hope to get soon.





Once everything is here I shall update on the progress.

Question Time:
Can anyone recommend or sell me a keyboard/ mouse combo for under $30?
I also need a wireless network adapter.
Thanks for looking!
~Scott
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Get This Motherboard from ASUS. It has AM3+ Socket for the new Bulldozer models

Try getting This PSU. The one you chose just doesnt seem right b/c it's not 80+ certified(even though many people dont like using that certification).

Get This "gaming" keyboard, it has a $10 off special

This I-rocks mouse goes to 1600DPI, pretty good considering the price


Oh, You should wait for bulldozer if yo're going to use this for gaming
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I already purchased the stuff.

the keyboard and mouse fosho.
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Originally Posted by Aceuniverse View Post
Get This Motherboard from ASUS. It has AM3+ Socket for the new Bulldozer models

Try getting This PSU. The one you chose just doesnt seem right b/c it's not 80+ certified(even though many people dont like using that certification).

Get This "gaming" keyboard, it has a $10 off special

This I-rocks mouse goes to 1600DPI, pretty good considering the price


Oh, You should wait for bulldozer if yo're going to use this for gaming
Read. He ALREADY PURCHASED. =.='''
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Read. He ALREADY PURCHASED. =.='''
Lulz, thanks.
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Could've been better everywhere, but it would have resulted in more money spent. AMD 955 for $5 bucks more, it has a promo code. Ah not a fan of that case, and PSU, really hope that will stay alive, Raidmax isn't bad neither is it good. at least its cheap and modular.lol...and what IDE DVD Drive WUT. Just a my opinions.
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post #7 of 10
Why an IDE drive?

Also, the PSU. I'm not so sure of Raidmax. I'm not sure about the RX series, but usually Raidmax is on the "avoid because it goes boom" list. This one looks to be Andyson built (Ultra X series, Hiper, some BFG come to mind), and I think it's said to be similar to the Zero-DBA-S500? If so, here's a review of that unit, but I'm not sure if it is similar.

I'd ask around in the PSU forum about opinions on that unit. If it's "meh", you can probably stick with it even if it's not the best, but being Raidmax, I'd double check just to be sure, because if it is a "might go boom" unit, it's worth replacing.
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Why an IDE drive?

Also, the PSU. I'm not so sure of Raidmax. I'm not sure about the RX series, but usually Raidmax is on the "avoid because it goes boom" list. This one looks to be Andyson built (Ultra X series, Hiper, some BFG come to mind), and I think it's said to be similar to the Zero-DBA-S500? If so, here's a review of that unit, but I'm not sure if it is similar.

I'd ask around in the PSU forum about opinions on that unit. If it's "meh", you can probably stick with it even if it's not the best, but being Raidmax, I'd double check just to be sure, because if it is a "might go boom" unit, it's worth replacing.


Thanks for your input, I was going with the best I could get for the cheapest.
I got the cheapest drive that had lightscribe, and also I just realized that since it's IDE it won't take up a sata port. WIN!
Edited by Cheeze You - 7/22/11 at 7:04am
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Could've been better everywhere, but it would have resulted in more money spent. AMD 955 for $5 bucks more, it has a promo code. Ah not a fan of that case, and PSU, really hope that will stay alive, Raidmax isn't bad neither is it good. at least its cheap and modular.lol...and what IDE DVD Drive WUT. Just a my opinions.
Indeed.
Didn't know that.
I read a ton of good reviews on it.
yeah cheap is what I wanted.
yeah I didn't read into that, it was the cheapest and had lightscribe.
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So yesterday My CPU, GPU, MOBO and CASE came in the mail as I had been waiting on the UPS man all day,
today I am expecting the rest.




My dog being curious as to what I'm doing with my camera..

CPU and GPU in








As it sits now waiting for the rest of the parts to come today..... Cardboard so I can open the front door. xD


More to come later...
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