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different cpu cooler, don't know what you can get in that price range as im from the uk, get an antec 550w and save some money, heck you could even run that on a 400w, put the extra into a better motherboard/6870
    
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That's a crapy PSU there.

If you pretend to CF get a XFX/Antec/Seasonic 650w, If not get a Antec 450w or xfx 450w and a 6870/6950.

That cooler is expensive... get a CM N520 for that price.


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Not older chipset than the new 9xx if you want fully working BD.
Look for ASUS M5A97 EVO or PRO if you want good mobo for good price.
Theres a review of EVO on TPU
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What site is that, Aside from the board those prices seem high.
Do you need a low profile CPU cooler or something? Cause I'd for sure get something else.
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Everything looks great- BUT, you forgot to list a CPU!
    
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If you are on budget get PII. BD need high end counter parts.
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Originally Posted by Jagged_Steel View Post
Everything looks great- BUT, you forgot to list a CPU!
yeah, im waiting for Bulldozer to come out then i add it to this cart and im good to go.

Thanks for the suggestions, ill see what else i can put together.

EDIT:


I left out the PSU because i already have a 500W PSU that would work (I though i would need a better one with more Wattage).
Edited by PsYcHo29388 - 7/25/11 at 11:28am
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Ya- I was just making a little pun about BD not being available yet.
    
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