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I've given up my dreams of a Quad Core Rig...How's this build?

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http://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion/...Number=5717714


I was hoping I would come into a couple of grand to invest in a computer, but things didn't work out so I am saving up now ($540 to date).

The case is not a solid choice, I just like the way it looks, but the power supply is weak from the reviews. So I'm probably looking for another case+power supply.

But this would be able to OC ok, right? I want to be able to run some newer games (just getting into PC gaming really).

If you have any suggestions please leave them. Hopefully I'll be able to get this computer in late April/Early May.
post #2 of 27
Not too shabby
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post #3 of 27
pretty nice build and you choose a great HDD. AAKS drives are prettty fast.
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post #4 of 27
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^^Yeah that's what I read...I want a solid computer even tho I don't have as much money to spend on it
post #5 of 27
Heres a solid psu that is perfect for your components.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341012 Its hard to recommend a case cause people have such different tastes.
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post #6 of 27
I would say drop 2gbs of ram, and invest the 40+ dollars you save into a good power supply... the LAST thing you want is to buy all this great new stuff, only to have it be detonated by a ****ty PSU
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post #7 of 27
As long as you dont get a dud e2180 like me. Wont go past 2.95 w/o more than 1.45v. I just returned for a e2160 so ill hopefully have better luck when it gets here.
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post #8 of 27
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Hopefully I won't get a dud like you DeRock131.

I'm looking at different cases now...I'll just look for ones without a power supply and probably take a stab at the power supply suggested by jaclipse.
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post #10 of 27
I didn't see a case in there, but thats cool. Cases are generally preference rather than other hardware, where one is down and out better than another.

But looked good to me! For under 100$ the E2180 is TOUGH to beat!
    
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