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post #41 of 79
What ever you do, DO NOT get those TT fans(Thunderblades). They are not quiet and they don't push as much air as they say.

Also, don't spend your money on that Extreme processor, I would just get a Q9650. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115130
Edited by Livinstrong - 11/6/08 at 12:20pm
I EAT YOUR MONEY
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post #42 of 79
Tankguys has the 920 in stock

Also, mobos are starting to show up..

Here
Here
Here
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By the looks of it, you might have to budget more until the gouging stops lol
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post #43 of 79
Thread Starter 
Good hunting Indignity. I probably will not get the XE i7 but the next down.
Yes there will be some tighter budgeting, but with the i7 940 being about $600 that puts more wiggle room to the Mobo and ram.
Edited by Megas3300 - 11/6/08 at 4:53pm
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post #44 of 79
Thread Starter 
Also: if anybody can come up with a better hard drive configuration (at about the same price) please let me know.
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post #45 of 79
Thread Starter 
Tankguys has listed the Asus Rampage II Extreme. Here
A nice board, bit expensive.
Edited by Megas3300 - 11/9/08 at 5:41am
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post #46 of 79
1. do you really need 4 drives?
2. that ram looks expensive, and i'm sure for that price you can get 8gb.
3. get a TRUE.
4. a TX750 will be fine if you aren't going to double up on viodeo cards, i suggest you do.
5. get abn Antec 900.
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post #47 of 79
for the same price you can get a core i7 920 with a newer mobo. have to switch up your ram for some OCZ 1333 reapers, though.

on the plus side, future proof!
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post #48 of 79
somethings out of stock
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post #49 of 79
Will the 4870 x2 even fit in that case?

More to the point before you spend this much on a computer, think wouldn't i rather put this into a car as this is your 16th birthday?

Not saying don't do it just think about it.

What will this computer be used for?
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post #50 of 79
I really dont like that build for some reason. Simply just cost wayyy to much for what you are getting.

I just bought all my parts for my build today and yesterday, and it came out to a little under $2,000 with a monitor and CPU/GPU water cooling... and the only real difference between the build you have there and mine is that your getting a 4870x2 vs. my 4870 and you are buying 4 hard drives while I am bought 2.. and saddly my build for a grand less will OC higher and be almost as fast (if it wernt for your choice of the x2)

It is good that you are planning ahead though so you can get all of your parts straightend out before hand. By the time its your birthday prices will have dropped a bit.
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