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post #11 of 26
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Assuming I were to go with a 22". Which of these would you guys say is better?

Acer 22" Silver/Black:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009102
Hanns-G 22" Silver/Black:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824254024

Same price, silver and black to match my case... which is probably better quality?
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post #12 of 26
zipzoomfly has that Corsair HX620W for $146.90 + free shipping + $20 MIR:

http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...uctCode=373110

Build looks great to me so far.
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post #13 of 26
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I've moved down to the 520W version of the Corsair PSU since I don't plan on going SLI anymore... But if I get my building money before that offer goes away... Hell yes I'll take it.
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post #14 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fkyx View Post
I've moved down to the 520W version of the Corsair PSU since I don't plan on going SLI anymore... But if I get my building money before that offer goes away... Hell yes I'll take it.
Well, in that case... zipzoomfly has the 520W for $105 + free shipping + $10.00 MIR:

http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...uctCode=373100

From what I've seen, Newegg just tends to be a little high on PSU prices. I like their prices on most other hardware.
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post #15 of 26
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Sick. I have another question.

The motherboard description says

"Notice: Only DDR2-800 memory supporting JEDEC approved 1.8V operation with timings of 5-5-5 or 6-6-6 is supported on Intel Desktop Boards based on Intel 965 Express Chipsets."

and I'd like to use this memory:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146565

Will it work alright?
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post #16 of 26
It'll work just fine..... that's a standard mobo disclaimer.
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post #17 of 26
That PSU is overkill, get the Corsair 520W one.
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post #18 of 26
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BUMP. More input would be greatly appreciated!
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post #19 of 26
Looks nice, dude.
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post #20 of 26
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Here's the updated list:
Monitor: BenQ 20" Widescreen (Updated July 5)
Case: XClio Windtunnel
Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3 Rev 3.3 (Updated July 6)
Processor: Intel C2D E6420 Conroe (Updated July 6)
Video: eVGA 8800GTS 640mb or GeCube HD2900XT 512mb or Sapphire HD2900XT 1Gb
Sound: Creative X-Fi Xtreme Gamer (Updated July 6)
Power Supply: Corsair 520HX (Updated July 5)
RAM: Crucial Ballistix 2x1GB
CPU Cooler: Tuniq Tower 120
Case Fans: 2x Silverstone FN121
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar 160GB
Optical: some cheap Sony NEC Optiarc

I'm leaning toward the 2900XT 1Gb, not because of its performance, but because I want to see if the potential it has is fully exploited in the near future. I also look forward to writing a review on it.

Oh yeah... my budget got bumped up to $1600. No reason. It just did.
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