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Use three ram sticks for triple channel RAM. No reason to waste usage of the DDR3 tri-channel RAM controller onboard the i7 (lga1366)
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1: 1366 uses triple channel ram. get 3 * 2GB RAM.
2: Loose the thermal compound, Corsair H50 comes with Shin Etsu.

Other than that add an HDD and DVD and it'll look pretty good.

edit: got beat =)
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post #4 of 31
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Originally Posted by ablearcher View Post
Use three ram sticks for triple channel RAM. No reason to waste usage of the DDR3 tri-channel RAM controller onboard the i7 (lga1366)
what ram do you suggest?

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Originally Posted by Dream Killer View Post
1: 1366 uses triple channel ram. get 3 * 2GB RAM.
2: Loose the thermal compound, Corsair H50 comes with Shin Etsu.

Other than that add an HDD and DVD and it'll look pretty good.

edit: got beat =)
i was gonna use my old parts like HDD,DVD,ect.
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post #5 of 31
Dream Killer got it spot on, H50 has one of the best TIM on it, preapplied.

No silly Intel "pushpins" junk to deal with

EDIT: RAM? At what price are you looking at? My set cost about 170usd.
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post #6 of 31
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Originally Posted by ablearcher View Post
Use three ram sticks for triple channel RAM. No reason to waste usage of the DDR3 tri-channel RAM controller onboard the i7 (lga1366)

i7 does support dual-channel RAM and 4GB is enough for a gaming rig. If he wants to save money, no big deal going with just two DIMMs. Tri-Channel doesn't help that much in gaming.
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post #7 of 31
Why not get 5770? There's a G-Skill Ripjaw red set that's on sale for 100 bucks triple channel.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
i7 does support dual-channel RAM and 4GB is enough for a gaming rig. If he wants to save money, no big deal going with just two DIMMs. Tri-Channel doesn't help that much in gaming.
yeah... hence the wording of my phrase
thanks, though!! (+rep) EDIT: why cannot I +rep you?
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post #9 of 31
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Originally Posted by ablearcher View Post
Dream Killer got it spot on, H50 has one of the best TIM on it, preapplied.

No silly Intel "pushpins" junk to deal with

EDIT: RAM? At what price are you looking at? My set cost about 170usd.
if i can sell my current setup maybe 175-180 extra so ym total build cost would be $1,275-$1,280
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IMO, no need for 750 PSU, 650 is more than enough.
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