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The other case is the NZXT Trinity, and I've looked at the specs - can't see any major differences (except the fan sizes and the more square design).. do you think it'll be ok?
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The P5N-E doesn't support a 1333MHz FSB, or 800MHz RAM.. sob!
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The small fans might be a problem. A game/overclock should at least have an 120mm casefan.

I don't think the q6600 will be worth the wait, because game don't gain that much from quad-cores (yet).

Instead of the razer mouse go with the mx518 if it's cheaper. One of the best mice around.

Have you looked at the Asus P5B - Deluxe motherboards? Those are good overclockers also.

And see if you can find an Arctic Freezer 7 Pro CPU cooler. It's cheap and good enough to OC your cpu to 3,2 - 3,4 Ghz.

Good luck with your build.
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The P5N-E doesn't support a 1333MHz FSB, or 800MHz RAM.. sob!
Yes it does, as far as I know anyway. It supports 1333FSB, and DDR2 800, what it doesn't support is DDR2 1066.

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P5N-E SLI from ASUS is based on the latest nVidia mainstream chipset for the Intel platform, nForce 650i, being a motherboard targeted to the average user that wants SLI and support for the forthcoming Core 2 Duo CPUs based on the new 1,333 MHz external bus. Let’s take a look on the features and performance of this model from ASUS.
Review here.
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