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post #1 of 12
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So I am gonna be doing a new build in a couple of weeks and giving my current rig to my daugther, lemme know what you guys think.

Case (allready bought this for $120 cyber monday)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129043

DVD Burner X2
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827151171

Video (always been an Nvidia fan and really like EVGA step-up program)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130398

HD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136319

PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341011

MB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128358

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

Cpu cooler - Really love the looks of this cooler and the fact that it comes with 2 fans allready, hope it cools the quad well.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...igor%20monsoon

Memory
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231166


Edit: Updated, I actually orderered everything except the CPU/Mobo/Ram last nite, will order that tommorow after I have more money in the bank, This will be my 2nd build so im pretty excited and am not as nervous as the first time!
Edited by Fors30 - 12/23/08 at 8:13am
Main Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q9550 Gigabye ep45-ud3p EVGA GTX 260 (216) Gskill 1066 4 GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 640 GB 32 MB cache, Seagate 500gb and 320gb Samsung DVDrw Vista 64 Bit LG 22" 
PowerCase
PC Power and Cooling 750w Antec 1200 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q9550 Gigabye ep45-ud3p EVGA GTX 260 (216) Gskill 1066 4 GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 640 GB 32 MB cache, Seagate 500gb and 320gb Samsung DVDrw Vista 64 Bit LG 22" 
PowerCase
PC Power and Cooling 750w Antec 1200 
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post #2 of 12
Actually, that all seems good and I am sure you know that you cant sli on that mobo.
I Love Cheese
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2600k @ 3.4 Asus P8P67 Basic XFX 5970 2 gig Black Edition 2x 4 gig DDR 1600 G-Skill 
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2x500 gig WD Vista Ultimate 64-bit Dual 25" Hannspree LCD CM 750 Watt 
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2x500 gig WD Vista Ultimate 64-bit Dual 25" Hannspree LCD CM 750 Watt 
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post #3 of 12
Thread Starter 
Yeah im more of a single graphics card person, dont really care about SLI. I chose the board because of its awesome OCing capabilities, maybe I can take the q6600 to atleast 3.6 with it.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q9550 Gigabye ep45-ud3p EVGA GTX 260 (216) Gskill 1066 4 GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 640 GB 32 MB cache, Seagate 500gb and 320gb Samsung DVDrw Vista 64 Bit LG 22" 
PowerCase
PC Power and Cooling 750w Antec 1200 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q9550 Gigabye ep45-ud3p EVGA GTX 260 (216) Gskill 1066 4 GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 640 GB 32 MB cache, Seagate 500gb and 320gb Samsung DVDrw Vista 64 Bit LG 22" 
PowerCase
PC Power and Cooling 750w Antec 1200 
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post #4 of 12
If I were you I'd go for a Q9450 or a Q9550 if you have the extra money.
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Corsair Vengence Samsung 840 Evo WD1001FALS Phobya UC-2 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 10 Pro 22" LG HX1000 Corsair 900D 
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DeathAdder 
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i3 3220 S1200BTSR onboard KVR1333D3E9SK2/8G 
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WD5000AAKS Windows Server 2008 R2 Antec TP550 RPC-4116 
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Areca ARC-1222 Dell Perc5/i 
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i5 750 Gigabyte H55N-USB3 Asus 5770 Direct CU II 8GB Kingston HyperX 
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Vengence Samsung 840 Evo WD1001FALS Phobya UC-2 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 10 Pro 22" LG HX1000 Corsair 900D 
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DeathAdder 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
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WD5000AAKS Windows Server 2008 R2 Antec TP550 RPC-4116 
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Areca ARC-1222 Dell Perc5/i 
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i5 750 Gigabyte H55N-USB3 Asus 5770 Direct CU II 8GB Kingston HyperX 
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post #5 of 12
Thread Starter 
Yeah id really like a q9550, but I dont think I can spend 130 more on the processor or my wife will have my head lol.

About the cooler...anyone have any experience with it?
Main Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q9550 Gigabye ep45-ud3p EVGA GTX 260 (216) Gskill 1066 4 GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 640 GB 32 MB cache, Seagate 500gb and 320gb Samsung DVDrw Vista 64 Bit LG 22" 
PowerCase
PC Power and Cooling 750w Antec 1200 
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Main Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q9550 Gigabye ep45-ud3p EVGA GTX 260 (216) Gskill 1066 4 GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 640 GB 32 MB cache, Seagate 500gb and 320gb Samsung DVDrw Vista 64 Bit LG 22" 
PowerCase
PC Power and Cooling 750w Antec 1200 
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post #6 of 12
i don't think so
I advise getting a xigmatek since it would be cheaper
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Lord Lycan
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Q6700 @ 3.2GHz GIGABYTE EP45-UD3L Sapphire 5770 Juniper XT G.Skill 2x2gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Western Digital 160GB Hitachi 250 GB Barracuda 1TB Sony Optiarc 24X Windows 7 Ultimate Acer H203H 
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Silencer 750 Cooler Master Storm Scout 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Western Digital 160GB Hitachi 250 GB Barracuda 1TB Sony Optiarc 24X Windows 7 Ultimate Acer H203H 
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post #7 of 12
That is a solid build, but why a 750w psu when running a single vid card solution? That is complete overkill and you can use a 520w-600w psu and comfortably run that system.

Dont get the xigmatek like King Lycan has said, it doesn't cool quads very well. I know i saw a thread around OCN about the cooler you want to purchase. They had it attached to a 45nm dual core as well as a quad core i believe to kind of review how well it does. I dont remember the results though but i'm sure you can find it here on OCN, that or Tom's Hardware will have a good review of it. But i would personally stay with the TT since you already have it. It will keep your quad cool.
post #8 of 12
Thread Starter 
Updated.
Main Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q9550 Gigabye ep45-ud3p EVGA GTX 260 (216) Gskill 1066 4 GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 640 GB 32 MB cache, Seagate 500gb and 320gb Samsung DVDrw Vista 64 Bit LG 22" 
PowerCase
PC Power and Cooling 750w Antec 1200 
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Main Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q9550 Gigabye ep45-ud3p EVGA GTX 260 (216) Gskill 1066 4 GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 640 GB 32 MB cache, Seagate 500gb and 320gb Samsung DVDrw Vista 64 Bit LG 22" 
PowerCase
PC Power and Cooling 750w Antec 1200 
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post #9 of 12
Really nice build! You didn't get more responses I'm sure because folks are looking for their non-drool-filled keyboards...

Let us know how that CPU cooler works with the quad. And pictures! Lots of pictures!

You might also have enough extra oomph in that PP&C to power a small fridge.
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q9550 4.0GHz @1.3v GA-EP45-UD3P MSI 460 810/1800 2x2GB Gskill 800/894 
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2x WD 640 Blue RAID0 ASUS DVD+-RW WIN7 / XP 64 / Linux ACER 23" 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD 640 Blue RAID0 ASUS DVD+-RW WIN7 / XP 64 / Linux ACER 23" 
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post #10 of 12
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Originally Posted by Aardobard View Post
Really nice build! You didn't get more responses I'm sure because folks are looking for their non-drool-filled keyboards...

Let us know how that CPU cooler works with the quad. And pictures! Lots of pictures!

You might also have enough extra oomph in that PP&C to power a small fridge.
Heh yeah I know the PSU is overkill, but for 69.99 after rebate, you cant beat that in no way shape or form, especially for a PC power and cooling!
Main Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q9550 Gigabye ep45-ud3p EVGA GTX 260 (216) Gskill 1066 4 GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 640 GB 32 MB cache, Seagate 500gb and 320gb Samsung DVDrw Vista 64 Bit LG 22" 
PowerCase
PC Power and Cooling 750w Antec 1200 
  hide details  
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Main Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q9550 Gigabye ep45-ud3p EVGA GTX 260 (216) Gskill 1066 4 GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 640 GB 32 MB cache, Seagate 500gb and 320gb Samsung DVDrw Vista 64 Bit LG 22" 
PowerCase
PC Power and Cooling 750w Antec 1200 
  hide details  
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