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post #11 of 35
if youre looking at h50/60/80 why not antec h20?/

Also the gtx 580 are 20 dollars off w/ the code, make sure you put it in to save some extra. the cheapest 580 i think is actually the Asus gtx 580 with the 40 dollar MIR

also there's a weekend sale on a monitor for 159 thats 23 inches if you dont mind missing one inch
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i5 750 ASUS P7P55D-E PRO Galaxy GTX 580 1.5GB Accelero Xtreme Plus Cooler G.SKILL Ripjaws 8GB F3 12800CL8D-8GBXM 
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OCZ Vertex2 Extended 120, Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB LITEON 24x Internal DVD/CD Writer Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit 
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Samsung XL2370 LED Filco Ninja Majestouch 2 Brown Keys, IBM Model M XFX 750W Black Edition HAF 932 Black Edition 
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post #12 of 35
Get 2x580's or a single 590 for the video card, & if i were u i would get the G.skill ripjaws RAM instead
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QNIX QX2710 27" 1440P Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Cooler Master GX-750W Bitfenix Colossus 
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C2Q Q8300 @3.0 GHz MSI P45-Neo2 HD 5450 Samsung 2x 2 
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post #13 of 35
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Originally Posted by AeroHawk View Post
Here were the specs from my 1st build that I did back in '04. Crazy how times have changed! ...
-A PCI blower that I decided to throw in
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ROFL, I remember those things! You actually had one? do you have any pics?
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post #14 of 35
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Originally Posted by Cyrekk;14315878 
ROFL, I remember those things! You actually had one? do you have any pics? biggrin.gif

Yep! I remember it was like $10 at Fry's and I remember looking at it thinking "wow, what a great idea" and picking one up and slappin it on there. I think that same day Diablo 1 had came out, ROFL.

Ill post a pic of it tomorrow for ya : )
post #15 of 35
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Originally Posted by AeroHawk View Post
Yep! I remember it was like $10 at Fry's and I remember looking at it thinking "wow, what a great idea" and picking one up and slappin it on there. I think that same day Diablo 1 had came out, ROFL.

Ill post a pic of it tomorrow for ya : )
I might have to find a place for that pic in my sig... with a quote...

I smell a new meme in the works!
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post #16 of 35
I'm not too sure if 16gb RAM is truly needed, I may be wrong since i'm not too familair with overclocking, but generally most games/softwares won't really need more than 4 gb, perhaps getting 6gb RAM with a faster speed might be a better option, like say ddr3 1800mhertz
    
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post #17 of 35
I'd recommend getting the 2500K if your build is mostly for gaming, also 16 GB of memory is too much, 8 GB is enough
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post #18 of 35
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Akusho;14316096 
I'd recommend getting the 2500K if your build is mostly for gaming, also 16 GB of memory is too much, 8 GB is enough

I'm kinda just trying to build with some of the better parts out there, in a sense to "future-proof" (although there is no such term in computer technology) my rig. Atleast for a couple years.

The good thing is if I get one GTX 580 now I can still pick one more up along the way at a cheaper price (i'm thinking 3-6 months later).

Wouldn't 8gbx2 dual-channel be better than 1 8gb dual-channel? Just wondering.
post #19 of 35
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BTW I repped everyone in here I think. I'm not quite sure how the rep system works when I have 0, but hey, whatever.
post #20 of 35
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Crouch;14315859 
Get 2x580's or a single 590 for the video card, & if i were u i would get the G.skill ripjaws RAM instead

I decided to change the Corsair ram to G.skill Ripjaws, thanks
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