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ok over much consideration, about 3 months of shopping and research, ive finally started buying my computer bit by bit.

this is what i have going on so far....
CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103194
GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150260 (untill i get my refund check and upgrade to an 8800 or 9600)
MoBo: http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16813188016
Case: some crappy one. dont even know the name. has slots for 2 120mm fans one in front one in back, one 80mm on the side window, which is clear plastic, and one 80mm under the HDD brackets. I want to cut something into the top. not sure what tho. maybe a cool looking cooler i can mount on top that blows cold air down onto the mobo and thru the CPU heatsink. any suggestions that can be done in a few days project time, welcome!!

all above in the mail should have them before the weekend is over and i already have the case.

below is what ill be buying (hopefully) this comming up week. should have it ready to boot up by this time next week excited!

PSU: http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16817812004
Memory:http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16820227231
HDD: http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16822148140


and for cooling!
CPU cooler: i have a tuniq that a buddy said he would sell me, but im having second thoughts, his is not only used, but he wants 40 bucks for it. its like.. that much on newegg and i want to try somethign less expensive, so what do ya'll thing about this
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16835202005
and for case fans
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16835185060
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16835129007
all fans im gonna fit with a little filter to keep the dust out.


input and suggestions more then welcome!
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post #2 of 25
On the CPU cooler I would rather have a Thermaltake Big Typhoon, Scythe Ninja or Thermalright Tuniq Tower.

I would say the MOBO is a decent choice, but I couldn't take a final verdict on it because I see no price and it is no longer being sold on Newegg.

Good job on the rest of the stuff... I assume you won't be trying to pull high settings with Crysis, but you could play many other games an do it reasonably well. Hats off to a great bang for your buck rig!
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price of the mobo i paid with shipping 78.92
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post #4 of 25
You're going to be very satisfied with that hard drive. I have it.
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post #5 of 25
change that PSU to http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139005 which is the same price but if your dont want the MIR then http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139004

also get the Tuniq instead of any others it is the best after the TRUE
post #6 of 25
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but neither of those are modular why are the other ones better?
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post #7 of 25
hmmmm... i'm kinda wondering the same thing. i have the mushkin PSU and i havent had any problems with it yet...
post #8 of 25
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Oo.. excited to get my first set of packages today!
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Originally Posted by kazakia View Post
change that PSU to http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139005 which is the same price but if your dont want the MIR then http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139004

also get the Tuniq instead of any others it is the best after the TRUE
I agree with you, I have the 650W corsair and so far it has been solid.
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post #10 of 25
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Ok so the CPU and the card came today! cant do anything with them.. but hey, here they are!!!

the 8600gt on the right, the 5000 black on the left. and a babe in the middle.


close up of the black.


blurry hardware, not blurry babe.
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