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Hey, Ninja Boy again, I'm still desiding whether or not to build a new computer or to get a Apple. So, I was on Newegg (of course) and I was configuring a computer. This is what I got:

Case:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129017
Cooling:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118015
Combo Drive (x2):
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827131014
Power Supply:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817116002
Hard Drive:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136011
Ram (x2 or x4):
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227140
Monitor:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824006084
Motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131025
Processor:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115003
Sound Card:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829127002
Speakers:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836121120
Graphics Card:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102062

If I decide to build a new rig I'm probably going to drop a few things, like Speakers, Sound Card, & Monitor, and get new ones later. Oh, and I'll probably need a new monitor for Vista so I'll wait until then.
Total came out to about $3,600 without tax or shipping. So, I'll probably need to to drop down to 2 gigs of ram, no monitor, and drop those speakers and sound card.

Thanks, Ninja_Boy[11/10/06]
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Zalman's watercooling options are weak. You can get better performance for the same price from Danger Den or Swiftech.
    
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Alright, thank you. But the rig itself is good, right?
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You would want to post a duplicate of this in the Intel section- I'll edit out your build list tomorrow so we can discuss purely the watercooling aspects. Just copy and paste into the Intel Section.

RE watercooling: I would go custom. There are a TON of options. Let the members help you out with what would be the optimal setup for you. Let us know what you want to cool and how much you're willing to spend on watercooling
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Thanks, I didn't know where to post it, since it was a whole new build. So, I thought, "Since it has watercooling I should put it here."
As far as watercooling goes, I was thinking just getting watercooling for my CPU since the Sapphire Toxic X1950XTX already has watercooling, or which ever would be better. I want to get a good watercooling system, I don't want to cheap out, but I don't need, or want, the best. $250 would be the max, I'm guessing.
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I would definitely go custom for your wc setup. I've looked at the P180, and while it's tight and not very easy to fit a wc setup in there, it's possible and you can get a very clean look when you're done.

Check performance-pcs and look at their wc'd P180 cases for some ideas.
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Thanks, I didn't know where to post it, since it was a whole new build. So, I thought, "Since it has watercooling I should put it here."
As far as watercooling goes, I was thinking just getting watercooling for my CPU since the Sapphire Toxic X1950XTX already has watercooling, or which ever would be better. I want to get a good watercooling system, I don't want to cheap out, but I don't need, or want, the best. $250 would be the max, I'm guessing.
Lucky for you we are fans of "best bang for your buck"

Do you feel like saving yourself some money and getting better quality by going piece by piece or do you want a kit? (go full custom )
    
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Have a look at my rig, click the camera in my postbit. It's a P180, but silver.

No problems- We're here to help
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