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750i FTW EVGA
Motherboard
953BW Samsung 19"
Monitor
E8400
Processor
OCZ 700W
Power Supply
Crucial Tracers 2g (2 x 1g)
Memory
Western Digital Caviar 500g
Hard Drive

*need help on the video card...
thinking about these so far...HDMI is a plus. not overclock...i'll do it myself if i have to.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814261002
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814145152
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814261001

my budget is around 150...so the BFG is kind of a bummer...


CD/DVD Burner
probably getting 2.

probably not getting the processor or motherboard at newegg since prices are still inflated...

are they all compatible?
any bottlenecking?

first build so i dont want to mess it up....

thanks in advance for your suggestions and input.
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post #2 of 8
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btw
im going to BB and picking up a RocketFish? computer case....

hopefully my parents buys me a computer table for it...this set up itself is taking a heavy blow on my wallet...
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post #3 of 8
A suggestion for you, List out your parts in your post. It is a pain to follow all the links to figure out what you are buying. The easier your post is to read the more help you will get.

The only part I question is the video card choice. I don't know if that is a good or not i usually stay with EVGA, XFX. Personal choice though.

Good luck with the build.
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you will want some higher cfm fans than the stock on the rocketfish, they are not that powerful...pick up some high speed Scythe or Yate Loon fans, whichever are cheaper. and I wouldnt have gone with that card, you have an sli board, but because of that huge passive cooler on the gt...the sli barb thingies are blocked, unless you buy a flexible sli bridge, as the evga one is rigid, unless you buy a different 9600 for sli then this could go in the bottom slot
    
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some of the sli bridge are pretty long but i dont think i'll be buying that one but for sure a 9600gt.

are any of these good?
and are they overclock? cuz i dont really want a overclocked card...i can do that myself...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814261002
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814261001
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814145152

smee44 sorry about that i'll go fix it.
i just wanted to me detailed. =p
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http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...dlist=celebros

Much better deal.
I almost bought it myself!
    
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post #7 of 8
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so basically anything thats 600MHz Core clock and 1800MHz Memory Clock is not overclock?
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no those are at stock settings, the card will have a suffix like "KO" or "Superclocked" etc ant that will let you know that the card is overclocked. However there is an advantage to picking an overclocked card. Every card is different and has different overclockability. The overclocked cards from the factory are guarenteed to operate at fore mentioned settings. So for the 10-20 for the superclocked cards your guarenteed a solid chipset/board. With a normal card for example, you may only get to the superclocked cards stock settings. With the superclocked board you will be able to push it even farther.
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