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my dad finally said that he would let me build a new computer for christmas and gave me a budget of $1500. so here's what i have put together, i know its more then $1500 but i have some money to pay the extra.

http://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion/...Number=3614591

i know i probably dont need a 700w PSU but i don't want to have to upgrade it for a few builds from now so instead of getting the 600w i figured i just get the 700 as it would last longer.

anyone with a P5B Deluxe and the Big Typhoon know if the Thermalright HR-05 Northbridge heatsink will fit?

the silverstone 120mm fan is to replace the one on the big typhoon.

this probably wont be ordered for a couple more weeks seeing as its for christmas but i figured i would post it and make sure nothing needed changed.
    
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1500! I get 300 for xmas from my mom and like 200 from my dad. Lucky!

I hope they are restocking soon, 2 of your items are out of stock...
    
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lol you are so lucky, I had to work several hundred hours to build mine, o well disposable income ftw
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Get the E6300 over the E6400

Get this PSU instead of the 700w GXS

PC Power & Cooling Silencer 610 $170
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703005
    
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well its been almost 6 years since i got this gateway they paid 2k for and i have done nothing upgrade wise, atleast nothing worth mentioning, so my dad figured 1500 was good i guess. it was less but he liked my report card i got last week so it went up some.

now that i look at the P5B a little more, will the HR-05 even go on it, its got that copper tube looking thing running from the heatsink up by the back panel connectors to the northbridge heatsink?

edit: what reason(s) are there to going with the 6300 over the 6400. i can understand why you would say go with the PC P&C over the OCZ but is it that much better to pay 20 bucks more for a 610w instead of a 700w?
    
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Get the E6300 over the E6400
Get this PSU instead of the 700w GXS

PC Power & Cooling Silencer 610 $170
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703005

Only if you have ram capable of DDR2-1000.
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Only if you have ram capable of DDR2-1000.
He has the Crucial Anniversary sticks in his wishlist
    
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I see no point in getting extra cables for the MoBo, I also don't see a point in all of the extra heat-sinks. Save the money.
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He has the Crucial Anniversary sticks in his wishlist
Ok, that will do just fine =)

D9GMH ftw.
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extra cables?

and i was gonna overclock it, therefore why i was getting the extra heatsinks, not sure if im gonna get the northbridge one yet though. and i might get the zalman vf900 instead of the one on the list, i dont really see how there could be much of a difference in the cooling between the two and the blue led's would go with the rest.
    
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