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post #1 of 12
Thread Starter 
Hi all need a little help decideing on a cpu for this build

Mobo
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=MB-043-DF
Ram
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...d=8&subcat=817
HDD
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...=14&subcat=768
Cooling CPU&GFX Card
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...=57&subcat=787
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...=57&subcat=821
DVD Drive
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...=10&subcat=951
Operating System
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=OS-001-MS

All comes to £327.73

My budget is £500

Im going to be reusing my current psu, case and gfx card

Any help would be much appreciated. Not 100% sure if i will be overclocking it or not will be mainly used for gaming.

Thanks
Edited by Grundy - 5/11/08 at 2:10pm
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Intel Xeon E5450 Asus P5Q XFX HD4890 1GB 4GB Geil BlackDragon 
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300GB Velociraptor 500GB Samsung F3 Sony Win7 Home Premium x64 
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
300GB Velociraptor 500GB Samsung F3 Sony Win7 Home Premium x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ 24" 1080p Logitech G15 Rev2 Corsair HX520 Watt Thermaltake Armour Jr. 
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post #2 of 12
What mobo and GPU are you getting? You didn't link them.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 stock ASUS P5Q Pro Sapphire 4870 1GB 4x2GB G.Skill 800Mhz 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB & 4x 640GB in Raid5 Vista 64-Bit 22'' Samsung 226BW & 17'' CMV 1280x1024 PC Power & Cooling S75QB 
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Antec Twelve Hundred MX 518 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 stock ASUS P5Q Pro Sapphire 4870 1GB 4x2GB G.Skill 800Mhz 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB & 4x 640GB in Raid5 Vista 64-Bit 22'' Samsung 226BW & 17'' CMV 1280x1024 PC Power & Cooling S75QB 
CaseMouse
Antec Twelve Hundred MX 518 
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post #3 of 12
Thread Starter 
Sorry added mobo link. Im reusing the gpu from my sig rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Xeon E5450 Asus P5Q XFX HD4890 1GB 4GB Geil BlackDragon 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
300GB Velociraptor 500GB Samsung F3 Sony Win7 Home Premium x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ 24" 1080p Logitech G15 Rev2 Corsair HX520 Watt Thermaltake Armour Jr. 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G400 Roccat Taito 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Xeon E5450 Asus P5Q XFX HD4890 1GB 4GB Geil BlackDragon 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
300GB Velociraptor 500GB Samsung F3 Sony Win7 Home Premium x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ 24" 1080p Logitech G15 Rev2 Corsair HX520 Watt Thermaltake Armour Jr. 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G400 Roccat Taito 
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post #4 of 12
Q6600.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 stock ASUS P5Q Pro Sapphire 4870 1GB 4x2GB G.Skill 800Mhz 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB & 4x 640GB in Raid5 Vista 64-Bit 22'' Samsung 226BW & 17'' CMV 1280x1024 PC Power & Cooling S75QB 
CaseMouse
Antec Twelve Hundred MX 518 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 stock ASUS P5Q Pro Sapphire 4870 1GB 4x2GB G.Skill 800Mhz 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB & 4x 640GB in Raid5 Vista 64-Bit 22'' Samsung 226BW & 17'' CMV 1280x1024 PC Power & Cooling S75QB 
CaseMouse
Antec Twelve Hundred MX 518 
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post #5 of 12
Q6700
Mjolnir V1.3
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Q6600 G0 3.0GHz XFX 680i SLi LT eVGA 8800GTS 512mb Corsair XMS2 4GB 1000mhz 
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Western Digital 320GB LG DVD-RW Windows 7 64bit Samsung T220HD 
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Mjolnir V1.3
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Western Digital 320GB LG DVD-RW Windows 7 64bit Samsung T220HD 
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post #6 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hayday View Post
Q6700
Costs too much, I think.

BTW you need a case and power supply.
Blackbox.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 stock ASUS P5Q Pro Sapphire 4870 1GB 4x2GB G.Skill 800Mhz 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB & 4x 640GB in Raid5 Vista 64-Bit 22'' Samsung 226BW & 17'' CMV 1280x1024 PC Power & Cooling S75QB 
CaseMouse
Antec Twelve Hundred MX 518 
  hide details  
Reply
Blackbox.
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 stock ASUS P5Q Pro Sapphire 4870 1GB 4x2GB G.Skill 800Mhz 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB & 4x 640GB in Raid5 Vista 64-Bit 22'' Samsung 226BW & 17'' CMV 1280x1024 PC Power & Cooling S75QB 
CaseMouse
Antec Twelve Hundred MX 518 
  hide details  
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post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 
reusing the case and power supply from sig rig too
First Build
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Xeon E5450 Asus P5Q XFX HD4890 1GB 4GB Geil BlackDragon 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
300GB Velociraptor 500GB Samsung F3 Sony Win7 Home Premium x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ 24" 1080p Logitech G15 Rev2 Corsair HX520 Watt Thermaltake Armour Jr. 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G400 Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
First Build
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Xeon E5450 Asus P5Q XFX HD4890 1GB 4GB Geil BlackDragon 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
300GB Velociraptor 500GB Samsung F3 Sony Win7 Home Premium x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ 24" 1080p Logitech G15 Rev2 Corsair HX520 Watt Thermaltake Armour Jr. 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G400 Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 12
Then Q6700, but I would buy a TRUE 120 so you can unlock the full potential of it.
Blackbox.
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 stock ASUS P5Q Pro Sapphire 4870 1GB 4x2GB G.Skill 800Mhz 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB & 4x 640GB in Raid5 Vista 64-Bit 22'' Samsung 226BW & 17'' CMV 1280x1024 PC Power & Cooling S75QB 
CaseMouse
Antec Twelve Hundred MX 518 
  hide details  
Reply
Blackbox.
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 stock ASUS P5Q Pro Sapphire 4870 1GB 4x2GB G.Skill 800Mhz 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB & 4x 640GB in Raid5 Vista 64-Bit 22'' Samsung 226BW & 17'' CMV 1280x1024 PC Power & Cooling S75QB 
CaseMouse
Antec Twelve Hundred MX 518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 12
Either E8400 or Q6600 is fine.
post #10 of 12
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the replies i think i may go with the q6600
First Build
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Xeon E5450 Asus P5Q XFX HD4890 1GB 4GB Geil BlackDragon 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
300GB Velociraptor 500GB Samsung F3 Sony Win7 Home Premium x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ 24" 1080p Logitech G15 Rev2 Corsair HX520 Watt Thermaltake Armour Jr. 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G400 Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
First Build
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Xeon E5450 Asus P5Q XFX HD4890 1GB 4GB Geil BlackDragon 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
300GB Velociraptor 500GB Samsung F3 Sony Win7 Home Premium x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ 24" 1080p Logitech G15 Rev2 Corsair HX520 Watt Thermaltake Armour Jr. 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G400 Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
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