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post #1 of 72
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Hey guys this is my prelim build. Ofcourse i'm gonna cut some stuff out cuz its too expensive but what CPU Cooler should I get?

OCZ Vendetta 2, Xigmatek HDT-S1283, Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme, Sunbeamtech Core-Contact Freezer, Zerotherm FZ120??? These are the suggestions I have recieved recently.

THX

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...hListTitle=X48

COOLER MASTER Stacker 830 Evolution RC-830-KKN3-GP Black Aluminum ATX
$279.00

ASUS Rampage Extreme LGA 775 Intel X48 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
$399.99

ASUS EAH4870X2/HTDI/2G Radeon HD 4870 X2 2GB 512-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail
$559.99

CORSAIR CMPSU-1000HX 1000W ATX12V 2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 Power Supply - Retail
$259.99

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650 3.0GHz LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor Model
$559.99

CORSAIR DOMINATOR 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1800 (PC3 14400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TW3X4G1800C8DF - Retail
$524.00

3 Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000GLFS 300GB 10000 RPM SATA 3.$579.98

ARCTIC COOLING MX-2 Thermal Compound - Retail
$6.99
Edited by xxxitrxxx - 8/21/08 at 6:52pm
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post #2 of 72
I would suggest getting the HD 4870 X2 since it's coming out in a few days.
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post #3 of 72
I know you just want the best rig for your money and dont want to buy parts you wish you hadn't when you get them, i was the same when i built my sig rig.... That build you posted looks very nice, should be a beast once you get it up and running

EDIT... i think i would also go for the 4870x2 when it comes out
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post #4 of 72
Then just leave this one as the main thread to be updated. What is the ETA on this build ?
post #5 of 72
That rig looks great. Ought to be one hell of a build, good luck.
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post #6 of 72
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45nm,

ETA is 15-35 days.


In addition. Like wiggy2k7 said. I need to get this build perfect. Don't want to wish this and that which explains why i keep changing my mind on the build from the last few months
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post #7 of 72
You should order most of the components already (wait for the rampage extreme to be released) then but I suggest a Q9650 and OCZ Vendetta 2 . If you keep changing you're mind you will not be able to settle on specifications due to rate of advances.
post #8 of 72
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45nm,

My budget will be around 3-3.5 so i'll have to balance out the build, but thx for the suggestions on the cpu and cooling
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post #9 of 72
You have to understand that if you cannot decide on the components soon enough you will revise you're build and keep doing so unable to catch up. Then the rig will be never built because you will not be happy to have older technology and only the latest.
post #10 of 72
That's a solid build and I honestly wouldn't change a thing.
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