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post #31 of 79
get arctic silver 5 instead of that thermal paste
    
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post #32 of 79
Thread Starter 
^^^^ MX-2 does the same job and doesn't conduct electricity.

Indignity, yea I was going to do SLI gtx260s but then the HD 4870x2 came along and whipped that idea.
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post #33 of 79
Few suggestions, You really don't need that Memory FAN, for that RAM, it's not really worth it. But it can save $20. The Corsair 1000HXW, is a GREAT PSU, I have it. But if you don't plan SLi or Crossfire, a smaller PSU can save you cash. Tuniq tower is alright, my buddy had one at one point, it was OK, but a lapped TRUE is better (crazypc.com) to buy one. Also, ditch IDE, that board has 6 SATAs, you want 2 CD Drives plus 4 HD, thats 6 right there. Do you really need 4? Maybe 2 or 3 1TB? Just trying to save you some bucks

GL
Edited by kilrbe3 - 11/5/08 at 3:43am
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post #34 of 79
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The ram fan is like an insurance policy, with 8gb in that close proximity it would be best to help it. I am using IDE because it's there and no optical drive could saturate it, also I can manage a round IDE cable. I am going to look into the TRUE. Thank you for your response!

EDIT: I do plan on doing crossfire later on, thus 1000w
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post #35 of 79
I would suggest a sperate RAID card if ur having so much HDDs and i would say wait till janurary before deciding on wat to build
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post #36 of 79
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Originally Posted by Megas3300 View Post
Hello, and thank you for looking.
I am going to be building this rig (with parental financing) on my birthday and wanted some input. (i.e. if there is a better part,cooler,etc...)
So I compiled this list on Newegg for your review.
Please check this over
Thanks
-Andy
i would check out this monitor instead
http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pro...111997&catid=#
    
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post #37 of 79
Thread Starter 
I made a revamped list, main difference is the CPU.
Here.

Edit, Monitor got taken off of the price spec, I acquired that yesterday at a good price for myself.
Edited by Megas3300 - 11/6/08 at 3:15am
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post #38 of 79
nice chunk of b-day money Also Happy b-day!
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post #39 of 79
You might want to take a look at that link again as it does not work.
post #40 of 79
I'd go with Vista Home Premium 64-bit. The ultimate just has extra security features and some other odds and ends (resource hogs). Saves about $90
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