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You got carpal tunnel?
That sucks. Was it from computer use?
Yeah. I switched my major because of it from Computer Science to finance. I was also getting bored of programming too though...
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post #12 of 27
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That 4870 512MB is only $140 after MIR? Sounds good to me! +1
No, it's $180.

$220 - $40 MIR = $180
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post #13 of 27
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Mail in rebates are a moot point. That is how my brother is paying me :- )
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post #14 of 27
Get a gigbyte Ds3, A Q6600, 4gb of ram, Geforce 8800GTS512
    
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post #15 of 27
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No, it's $180.

$220 - $40 MIR = $180
Yeah I see it now. I was confused by the shopping cart calculations...my bad!
    
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post #16 of 27
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Get a gigbyte Ds3, A Q6600, 4gb of ram, Geforce 8800GTS512
8800GTS is slower....
I am going to give him 8GB to future proof it
And why the ds3 over my MB exactly?
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHZ processor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 CPU Cooler
Asus P5K-SE Socket 775 motherboard
OCZ 800mhz DDR2 Vista Upgrade Edition 4GB (2x2GB) Dual Channel Kit
Western Digtial Cavier Green 500GB Hard Drive
Galaxy GeForce 9600GT Overclocked PCI-express Video Card
LG GSA-H62N(Black) 18x SATA DVD Burner
LG GSA-H62N(Black) 18x SATA DVD Burner
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Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Ultimate Gamer Case
OCZ StealthXStream 600W Power Supply

This cost about $1,007.84 (tax included) Canadian when purchased at Canada Computers
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post #18 of 27
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DVD Burner: Liteon

Case:CM-690

HDD: SAMSUNG SpinPoint T 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
Monitor: SAMSUNG 2253BW Black 22" 2ms(GTG) DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor - Retail

GPU: GIGABYTE Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail
PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Retail
RAM: 2 xCORSAIR 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
MB: DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R LGA 775 Intel X38 ATX Intel Motherboard
CPU:Q6600 going to be OC'd
Cooling/Heatsink:TRUE + fan


Did I miss anything. Is the DFI MB good for OCing? Also I am not canadian.... Thoughts about that build. That RAM shouldn't hold the OC back right? I am leaving now, I will order the parts tomorrow morning. Thanks everyone.
Edited by A Legend of Sorts - 12/23/08 at 1:48pm
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80gb Hitachi + external 750GB + 1.5TB HDD Lite-on DVD-ROM Crunchbang 22" Samsung 1680x1050 
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post #19 of 27
what fan are you going to use for that true?
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post #20 of 27
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what fan are you going to use for that true?
Scythe S-FLEX SFF21F 120mm Case Fan - Retail


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185006

gtg will reply later....
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
80gb Hitachi + external 750GB + 1.5TB HDD Lite-on DVD-ROM Crunchbang 22" Samsung 1680x1050 
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