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So after your back and forth, I have a new, possibly final list:

Corsair Vengeance CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9B 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 $159
Intel Core i5 2500K $229
2x ASUS Radeon HD6950 DirectCU II 2GB in crossfire ($329 x 2) $658
Corsair Force Series 3 90GB SSD $189
Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB WD2002FAEX $179
LG BH10LS30 10x Blu-ray Disc Writer $99
Corsair Hydro Series H100 CPU Cooler $169
CoolerMaster HAF X Case $209
CoolerMaster Silent Pro M850 850W $172
ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 Motherboard $145
ASUS VE247H 23.6in Widescreen LED Monitor $195

What do you think?
Edited by stevage - 10/5/11 at 7:14am
post #32 of 47
I'm dribbling...
post #33 of 47
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Excellent Thanks for your help everyone, it's much appreciated and useful
post #34 of 47
Looks good.
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What do you think?
Looking good
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post #36 of 47
Crucial M4 SSD is one of the most supported choice on OCN. You might want to look into an M4 as well.

But looks sweet.
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post #37 of 47
About your PSU, there is nothing wrong with going overkill. On my phone so not going to point out every reason but...

Headroom to grow without spending more on one later to leave this one to collect dust.

Higher efficiency at lower percent usage. My enermax revolution85 is almost platinum rated at my wattage load rating.

Not always true but usually higher end models put out less heat at less wattage from the use of higher grade components.

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Also I haven't tested that particular PSU. I will check into it for you
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post #39 of 47
That's one of the best rated PSU's out there. Recommended by OCN, recommended by Phaedrus. Just epic tbh.

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Get a bigger monitor. 23.6in with that system is underkill.
    
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