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http://www.buy.com/prod/kingston-hyp...222586268.html

How is this compared to the GSkill?
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http://www.buy.com/prod/kingston-hyp...222586268.html

How is this compared to the GSkill?
Are you going to get one or two? You need two same RAMs to run them as dual channel configuration (and you should as opposed to single channel).
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I'm getting 2 sticks so I'll just stick with the GSkills I guess. Can anyone help me lower my current total to $550?
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Please help thaanks
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Get this for PSU.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2199&Tpk=RG530

Are you willing to step down for motherboard (mATX or Mini ITX)?
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Whatever makes it cheaper and as long as it can SLI. Thanks for the PSU.
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http://www.buy.com/prod/kingston-hyp...222586268.html

How is this compared to the GSkill?
I use G. Skill in my current build and just built a new 1 today for a friend using G. Skill. Really good RAM and they have awesome customer service if you were to ever need it.
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Personally, my recommendation is get as high wattage (but still good quality) of a PSU as you can because that will prevent you from having to pay for another PSU next time you want to upgrade your rig to something a little more powerful. Buy it nice, or buy it twice. Also make sure to buy modular. I've seen how nice rigs with modular PSU's and cable management holes look in their cases, and its really nice. My rig on the other hand, with no cable management and a non modular PSU, looks pretty cluttered in there. It also prevents a lot of air flow that could be helping keep my CPU cool...

For $550, I'll throw together a cart for you of what I would do with i3-2100 on newegg and $550. I'll post back in a few, or edit this post.
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Thanks!
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