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http://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion/...Number=6203348

thats the wish list with all of the parts. Gonna go with an sli config for the gfx cards (8600gs )

Is that good mobo for ocing? Im prob gonna go with air cooling, but I might change my mind later. I was looking at a couple of TEC coolers, and some prebuilt cpu water cooling setups. The most i want to spend on cpu cooling is around $150
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post #2 of 24
Honestly get another PSU if you can, plus if you're overclocking that CPU is a waste. It's already on the limit of it's architecture, so chances are that you aren't going to get much more than a few MHz out of it.
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post #3 of 24
you should go Brisbane since they are MUCH cheaper then you would easily be able to hit 3GHz and go with G.Skill HZ's then with the money saved get a better PSU and sweet cooling
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post #4 of 24
Consider replacing a few parts for these:
Antec TP 550W-Very Stable plus it has 54a@12V rail
G. SKILL-Can do 1000+Mhz, plus the ram you selected is out of stock.
3600+ Brisbane-The 6000+ won't oc much farther than it's stock speeds, a 3600+ can oc to about 3ghz, yet it costs only a fraction of the 6000+'s price.
Also, consider getting an 8800GTS 640MB instead of those 2 8600's.
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6000+ could go 300-400mhz more thats about it
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148140 two of these in raid0/1 would be just as good as a raptor x
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There's also a $5 off promo code for the 320GB Seagate Drive. Grab two of them and RAID0 them. I would suggest getting a Brisbane (or Conroe) since they overclock much better (50%+ overclocks on either of them). The 6000+ is too expensive and is not very overclockable. Good choice on a motherboard. That Lanparty is a beastly overclocker. Instead of getting two 8600GT's, I suggest you get a single 8800GTS 640mb. It's cheaper, more powerful, and since its a single card, you can get SLI later. The RAM is out of stock, but for even less money, you can get G.Skill HZ's or some Crucial Ballistix after rebate. Look at the deals section. Otherwise, it's a very nice build. Enjoy it.
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post #7 of 24
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Iv seen a lot of good oc's with Opterons. Are Opterons better ocers or should I just go with an athlon?

Also how about this proc:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103778

I went with highwhey's gskill ram too.

Im gonna keep it at 2x8600gts's because im borrowing a friend card atm and he needs it back. Im getting $300 soon and I also want to start making my new case.
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post #8 of 24
y not the 3600+ they all top out at about 3 ghz
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could i achieve those speeds with air cooling? Say with a Zalman 9700?
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post #10 of 24
for cpu cooler i would say these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835109140
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835220014
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