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post #1 of 9
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ok guys, im building a new cpu, already picked out parts and wanna know what you guys think, all comments welcome, whether its hate or love... just give it to me straight lol...


ok lets start off....
cpu- intel quad core 6600
http://www.newegg.com/product/Produc...82E16819115017
mobo- asus p35
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131182
video card - 8800gts
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130071
Memory- gskill
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231065
psu- mushkin
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817812005
case- antec 900 case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129021
monitor- asus 22inch
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236011

and so far, this is about it... i dont need sli at the moment i really havent run into problems without sli, seeing that my current computer has a 7900 gtx, the problem i have right now is that my processor is aging and someone offered me 1400 for my amd set up.. lol

so im taking that money and putting it towards this new computer... total so far is 2600 - 1400, so i end up paying 1200 bucks for this whole new computer....


what do you guys think?
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post #2 of 9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231065
These would be a better choice for ram, It has D9s and overclocks like mad plus it saves you $100

Edit: and you could get this with the extra money
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post #3 of 9
cpu: good choice
motherboard: its a great board, but i would have gone with one of the new p35 chipsets from asus or gigabyte
video card: owns nubs
memory: quite overpriced, shouldve gone with these: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231065
psu: havent heard much about it, but looks good.
nice case and monitor

you got a solid build!
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post #4 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chapstick View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231065
These would be a better choice for ram, It has D9s and overclocks like mad plus it saves you $100
Yup, that's the best RAM. It can do 1100~1200Mhz with 2.35 voltage?
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post #5 of 9
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well im glad you guys are helping me out, i havent bought the system yet, i want your opinions on it before i do, ok so get the g skill instead of the dominators... ill change that right now.. other than that... sounds good?
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post #6 of 9
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and the reason i choose the mushkin is cause i dont like seeing messy computers, the cables to the mushkin are nicely wrapped and coated with plastic, its modular, and it has 80mm fans, ive dealt with 120mm fans and havent had good experiences... and since the antec 900 case has the psu fan mounted on the bottom, its going to be awkward to mount it like that.
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post #7 of 9
You listed a overclocked version of the GTS 640MB. I would just get the regular one and overclock it myself. 8800GTS 640MB I'm able to do 655 / 1025 overclock with my card.

I don't know much about Mushkin's PSUs. With 750w, I would trust SilverStone. I have 600w OCZ GamexStream and it's holding my rig really well.
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post #8 of 9
are you planning to do SLI? if so, get this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131182

if not, get this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131180

a user on the site has the latter board, overclocked to 490 fsb no problem.
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post #9 of 9
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alright, switched to the p35 from asus, and i also went down on the video card to the regular gts
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