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that do you guys think of the following parts to go with my s3

dvd burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827248008

case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112138

hard drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148144

gfx card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130082

psu
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817812004

cpu
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116036

fan
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835220014

heat sink
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835109140
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Looks all good to me, though be sure to clock your E2160 as close to 3.0Ghz as you can. Someone I know is running one of the new Pentium's @ 3.0Ghz but his SuperPi times are on par with my E6600 when its at stock due to the 1MB cache. Though its still a bloody good CPU for the money.
post #3 of 13
You already have the motherboard I take it. Looks good to me.
post #4 of 13
PSU = fail

Mushkin would not be a good manufacturer. For your pricerange, maybe check out an Antec or Enermax.

And you may be able to do better than that Phillips drive. Check the Pioneer lineup
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post #7 of 13
Do not get that Pioneer drive, I had two and the two failed, I'm back to the Pioneer PATA drives, I'm not getting SATA optical drives now.

Also, I'd highly recommend the Tuniq Tower 120 heat-sink/fan.

For PSUs, this would be much better: SILENCER® 610 EPS12V.

And again, do not get that Pioneer SATA drive, they're not good at all. I returned 'em both to egg.
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what do you guy think now
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post #10 of 13
just my 2p (or 2c)...but getting a 1.8GHz processor (like i did) really does cause more diffs if you want to get towards 3GHz. the reason is the passive cooled northbridge on the s3 that we both have.

are you doing anything to change the s3 northbridge cooler?
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