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post #1 of 18
Thread Starter 
Well, my budget is about $3500 maybe more. Im not sure when im going to buy parts but probably after febuary. Direct x10 and of course Intel Core 2 processor. Im thinking of that RAM from Corsair - Dominator . Can anyone help ?

Case - Silverstone TJ07
Processor - PENDING -
Video Card - PENDING -
Hard Drive - PENDING -
Motherboard - PENDING -
Power Supply - PENDING -
RAM - Corsair TWIN2X2048-6400C4D 2GB DDR2-800 [ Dominator Series ]
Extras - Killer Network Interface Card
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i7 965 EE @ 3.8 eVGA X58 eVGA GTX 295FTW Edition 6GB Corsair Dominator DDR3-1600 
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300GB Velociraptor @ 10000RPM Plextor Blu-Ray Windows 7 Professional Syncmaster 2233RZ 
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300GB Velociraptor @ 10000RPM Plextor Blu-Ray Windows 7 Professional Syncmaster 2233RZ 
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post #2 of 18
Begin with core 2 obv. Get a nice motherboard for OCing and you should land well under budget.
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Q9550 E0 @ 3.93 1.35 vcore EVGA 780i SLI (A1) EVGA GTX 260 Core 216 Gskill PC8000 
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post #3 of 18
Thread Starter 
wanna help me make a list, rofl
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
300GB Velociraptor @ 10000RPM Plextor Blu-Ray Windows 7 Professional Syncmaster 2233RZ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Steelseries 6GV2 Corsair 750W Lian Li Razer Deathadder 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
300GB Velociraptor @ 10000RPM Plextor Blu-Ray Windows 7 Professional Syncmaster 2233RZ 
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Steelseries 6GV2 Corsair 750W Lian Li Razer Deathadder 
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post #4 of 18
Core 2 Duo E6600
EVGA Motherboard 680 sli
500 watt PS
512 Video
2 GB OC memory
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Q9550 E0 @ 3.93 1.35 vcore EVGA 780i SLI (A1) EVGA GTX 260 Core 216 Gskill PC8000 
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Q9550 E0 @ 3.93 1.35 vcore EVGA 780i SLI (A1) EVGA GTX 260 Core 216 Gskill PC8000 
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post #5 of 18
and don't forget water cooling
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Q9550 E0 @ 3.93 1.35 vcore EVGA 780i SLI (A1) EVGA GTX 260 Core 216 Gskill PC8000 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
WD Vista 64bit-Linux 64bit Rolling on dubs 1000 W Antec 
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Q9550 E0 @ 3.93 1.35 vcore EVGA 780i SLI (A1) EVGA GTX 260 Core 216 Gskill PC8000 
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WD Vista 64bit-Linux 64bit Rolling on dubs 1000 W Antec 
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post #6 of 18
Mercy, you looking for complete system, monitor, keyboard, mouse, etc, or just the desktop?
post #7 of 18
Why not get a pair of 8800's?2GB ram E6600 sounds like a winner to me.
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Intel Q9550 Gigabyte EP45-UD3P eVGA GTX 275 1792mb ram 4 GB G.Skill F2-8500CL5D-4GBPI 
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2 640gb 32mb cache 1 1TB WD HDD..adding more later Samsung 22x Writer Vista Ultimate 32 bit Acer X221W 22" Widescreen 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 640gb 32mb cache 1 1TB WD HDD..adding more later Samsung 22x Writer Vista Ultimate 32 bit Acer X221W 22" Widescreen 
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Logitech Corsair TX750W Coolermaster HAF 932 Logitech G5 
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IDK It's Blue! 
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post #8 of 18
E6600 is a beautiful thing
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Q9550 E0 @ 3.93 1.35 vcore EVGA 780i SLI (A1) EVGA GTX 260 Core 216 Gskill PC8000 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
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Q9550 E0 @ 3.93 1.35 vcore EVGA 780i SLI (A1) EVGA GTX 260 Core 216 Gskill PC8000 
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WD Vista 64bit-Linux 64bit Rolling on dubs 1000 W Antec 
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post #9 of 18
If you have a budget of $3500, its nice to have a high end system, but stay away from the Killer network card. I've seen in many reviews that the card isn't worth the money unless you need to get that extra frame or two in any given game.

Worry more about something like a RAID setup or something extra that will yield more bang for your buck.

In regards to pending, are you implying you need suggestions or those are things you have already ordered?

As far as ram is concerned, the Dominators are a great line of kits, but take a look at the G.Skill HZ kits. They are cheaper and typically perform the same in regards to overclocking and timings.

Best of luck!
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E6750 ASUS P5B Deluxe XFX 8600GT 2 x 2GB G.Skill PQ 
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post #10 of 18
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yea , pending = suggestions, and well, im buying a Viewsonic VX922 and some stuff like that. Main reason i need a good setup is i play e-sports in css. Im almost near pro and need a good setup, if u have mIRC msg me via.irc.gamesurge.net @ #ascend
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 965 EE @ 3.8 eVGA X58 eVGA GTX 295FTW Edition 6GB Corsair Dominator DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
300GB Velociraptor @ 10000RPM Plextor Blu-Ray Windows 7 Professional Syncmaster 2233RZ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Steelseries 6GV2 Corsair 750W Lian Li Razer Deathadder 
Mouse Pad
Steelseries QCK Heavy 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 965 EE @ 3.8 eVGA X58 eVGA GTX 295FTW Edition 6GB Corsair Dominator DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
300GB Velociraptor @ 10000RPM Plextor Blu-Ray Windows 7 Professional Syncmaster 2233RZ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Steelseries 6GV2 Corsair 750W Lian Li Razer Deathadder 
Mouse Pad
Steelseries QCK Heavy 
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