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FINALLY!

Parts ordered guys! I had to do some baddddd things to get the rest of the money for this rig!

Just kidding....

Anyway, I changed up my rig a tad. Newegg was having a sale on the OCZ GameXstreem 600W so I snatched that up. It was $129.99 which was $10 cheaper than my FSP, and then they were having free shipping on it to, so that saved me another $15.

OCZ GameXstreem 600W

Then I made another change. I couldn't really afford the 2GB of Team Xtreem, but I was not getting another brand, I am so excited to try them out. So I got a 1GB (512x2) kit of the DDR2 667. Eventually I will buy another 1GB, or sell this and buy the 2GB, but a 1GB kit will not hold me back, especially when I have an overclocked Conroe and 7900GT.

I got such a good deal compared to the 2GB kit, because the price keeps raising. The 2GB kit is nearly $270 shipped now, and I picked the 1GB kit up for $110 shipped!

1GB (512x2) Team Xtreem DDR2 667

The timings are amazing! Very similar to some DDR kits I must say. Hopefully I will get this stuff by mid/end of this week. I have never delt with Tankguys shipping before, so I don't know how fast they are.

I can't wait to get benchies for all of you!
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post #122 of 269
Good deal!
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yeah cant wait to see benchmarks
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post #124 of 269
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Originally Posted by CyberDruid
Good deal!
Yea, I simply couldn't justify the extra cash for 1GB of ram. Not to mention if I pick up another 1GB kit later down the road, it will have only cost me $220 rather than $270, but it has been a long time since I owned an Intel, and I don't remember how their memory controllers react to 4 DIMM slots filled.

1GB is just fine for me, especially since I will have a top of the line CPU and GFX. I really can't wait till it gets here so I can put it all together!

I haven't even read any reviews on the OCZ PSU yet, which I probably should have done BEFORE I ordered it, but people said it was doing pretty well, so I didn't hesitate.

I better go do some research!
Thanks for the support, benchmarks most likely by Thursday!
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post #125 of 269
I hope you don't like BF2. No matter what cpu/video card you have that game will lag on high with 1GB of ram. I just wanted to you know.
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post #126 of 269
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fishie36
I hope you don't like BF2. No matter what cpu/video card you have that game will lag on high with 1GB of ram. I just wanted to you know.
We will see I play BF2 all the time.

I just read some cool reviews on the OCZ. This is the 700W model, but I was just reasearching, and couldn't find many on the 600W. It seems as though the internals and PCB are made by FSP anyway, who knew?

linky: http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/r...am_700W_5.html
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post #127 of 269
from what i've heard, the ocz gamextream is just a re-labeled fsp 600.
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post #128 of 269
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Random Murderer
from what i've heard, the ocz gamextream is just a re-labeled fsp 600.
It's very possible. If so, then cool, I got it for $25 less than it would have been anyway.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by zerohour
We will see I play BF2 all the time.

I just read some cool reviews on the OCZ. This is the 700W model, but I was just reasearching, and couldn't find many on the 600W. It seems as though the internals and PCB are made by FSP anyway, who knew?

linky: http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/r...am_700W_5.html

he speaks the truth.

This game...as well as F.E.A.R. lag a little with 1gb of ram...

It's all good though...still a killer rig.
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Yeah, I saw a huge difference on my old rig going from 1 to 2GB. Of course I didn't have a Core 2.`
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