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post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
Hey well on my quest to build a new gaming rig this is what I came up with.I orderd some of the parts tonight and im gona make this my build log and take pictures and put up as I get things in and done.

This is gona be my first intel build I have had nothing but AMD.Im not going against AMD I still like there CPUs but I just thought I would try intel this time.I know its gona be a huge improvement from my old rig in my sig.

CPU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115041

MB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131284

Ram
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227289

PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139006

GPU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814129114

Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133056

CD/DVD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827106082

HD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136098

Monitor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009094

Keyboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823175104

Mouse
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826153029

Water Cooling parts all 1/2"

Rad
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/4283/ex-rad-88
/Danger_Den_Black_Ice_GT_Stealth_360_Radiator_-_Black.html?tl=g30c95s161


CPU
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/76...?tl=g30c85s141


PUMP
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/61...tl=g30c107s155

Tube 6'
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/72...?tl=g30c99s172

Fans for rad x3
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/77...?tl=g36c15s780
Edited by Allen - 9/18/08 at 1:04am
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120GB western digital Windows XP Home ViewSonic 20.1"Widescreen Saitek Eclipse 
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post #2 of 6
Looks nice, but you should definitely look into a Q9550 as its only like $5 more than a 9450. You can always switch things around and maybe even get a 4870 instead of a 280 and use the money towards the Q9550.

Also, look into this CPU cooler and retention bracket:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233003
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233019
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Velociraptor Windows 7 64bit Samsung 2253LW 21.6" Saitek Eclipse RED 
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post #3 of 6
Thread Starter 
You are right I updated the CPU but im gona keep the GPU
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
120GB western digital Windows XP Home ViewSonic 20.1"Widescreen Saitek Eclipse 
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post #4 of 6
I would change these, ill link wat i think is kick ass and is better for you
G skill PQ am sick oc ram: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231145
P5q Mobo:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131299 enjoy
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here is a Q9550 for cheaper than newegg courtesy of maddenmoder @ online deals:
http://www.frys.com/product/5646521
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Velociraptor Windows 7 64bit Samsung 2253LW 21.6" Saitek Eclipse RED 
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post #6 of 6
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Ok I orederd a few of the parts tonight cant wait to get it all in.
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AMD 4400 x2 ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe 7800GT OC 2GB XMS Platnum 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
120GB western digital Windows XP Home ViewSonic 20.1"Widescreen Saitek Eclipse 
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