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Originally Posted by Tyr13 View Post
Alright the ram I am getting is this (a mushkin one I was getting just now got out of stock):

G.SKILL 1GB DDR400 - Good for OCing?

The new case I'm getting is:

Raidmax XI Black/Silver Steel ATX Mid-Tower

See any other problems? I will probably (almost for sure) order TOMORROW!

So i need to know anything I should right now. lol
I'm not sure how that ram overclocks, but you could just set a divider to obtain higher clocks on your CPU(dividers have minimal effects on performance.)

To clarify im_not_an_artard:

7600GT > 6800GS > 7600GS. And the 6800GS absolutely crushes the 7300GS/GT.

The 7600GT is a tad faster than the 6800GS, so if you can find a 7600GT for cheaper, go for it.
    
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I'm not sure how that ram overclocks, but you could just set a divider to obtain higher clocks on your CPU(dividers have minimal effects on performance.)

To clarify im_not_an_artard:

7600GT > 6800GS > 7600GS. And the 6800GS absolutely crushes the 7300GS/GT.

The 7600GT is a tad faster than the 6800GS, so if you can find a 7600GT for cheaper, go for it.
OK, thanks for the clarity to me (even if it wasn't directed lol)

I'll post up what my final build will be in just a minute.
    
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Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811156179
MoBo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131530
PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817174023
Thermal Compound: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835100007
RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231046
CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103622

Didn't feel like listing names lol... I'm lazy right now

I'm getting these parts from my other computers:
Floppy and CD Drives
Hard Drive
Monitor
WiFi Card
Speakers
Sound Card (if need be)
Keyboard + Mouse

Anything I'm missing?
    
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u might wanna look into a better PSU

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817709002

and other than only 1gb of ram, i'd say ur good to go
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Unfortunately I can only afford 1GB of ram, if I get some money soon (dunno where I would get it, need to get job anyway ), Ill spend it on RAM and Video Card.
    
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hey i know where ur comin from, i sold just about everything i have, like my ps2, xbox, NES, (keepin the xbox 360), some money from my savings account, to afford what im currently upgrading too, im buyin my CPU nxt and my RAM hopefully in a week or 2
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hey i know where ur comin from, i sold just about everything i have, like my ps2, xbox, NES, (keepin the xbox 360), some money from my savings account, to afford what im currently upgrading too, im buyin my CPU nxt and my RAM hopefully in a week or 2
Can't really sell much that I have, the people around here are either farm people that don't half-know what computers are, to the ones that are gamers, that have most of the stuff I have, so I just get some money here and there from family...

Took me a lil while to save up lol.

G'night lol, stupid SCHOOL tomorrow... bummer... grr... later
    
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when u get back, here's sumone sellin a PSU on here

http://www.overclock.net/sale/146452...beam-nuuo.html
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Can't really sell much that I have, the people around here are either farm people that don't half-know what computers are, to the ones that are gamers, that have most of the stuff I have, so I just get some money here and there from family...

Took me a lil while to save up lol.

G'night lol, stupid SCHOOL tomorrow... bummer... grr... later
EBAY!! lol
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Ebay is great as long as you know you're getting real parts. I've gotten so shoddy ram before.
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