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I recently started OC'ing my RAM. I noticed that with my timings at 5-5-5-15-20, I can't take the RAM past 1066. This might just be my RAM, maybe others can comment on it.
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It's as worth as you think it is, and this is why I'm saying you might want to not rush out for a MS/KB now since you're not yet sure about what you want

Buy the PC, enjoy it, I personally bought my 4870 last summer thinking it'll last me a couple of months, then I upgraded from a 1440x900 screen to my 1080p one and even today the card is running strong and I just can't motivate myself to upgrade it... so I think you will be good for quite a bit

And yes those M11x's are awesome, cheap, 8hrs battery and gaming friendly *cough* at work *cough*
My friend bought a $3500 M13x for WoW...I will never let him live it down. But it's 1200p he claims, so it's cool lol. a bit over priced for my taste.
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I recently started OC'ing my RAM. I noticed that with my timings at 5-5-5-15-20, I can't take the RAM past 1066. This might just be my RAM, maybe others can comment on it.
Those are just crazy timings, I don't think your RAM is rated at more than 1066 then.

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My friend bought a $3500 M13x for WoW...I will never let him live it down. But it's 1200p he claims, so it's cool lol. a bit over priced for my taste.
There's no such thing as M13x, maybe M15x? They're 1200p and can get really expensive....
Overpriced? No, expensive? Yes.
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That sounds right, I didn't pay attention to what he called it. And it says it's rated for 1600, but with those timings I don't want to increase the speed. T1 also. Dropped it down to 4GB and it runs fine, bumped the voltage from 1.65 to 1.67
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Around June 5th is when I'll place the order. I got a PC-Gamer mag that has a bunch of headsets reviewed (that include a mic built in), i'm going to check those out. As for the keyboard I don't think it'll be in stock by then.
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Hmmm, i hear in-ears are really bad for pc use. plus i find them uncomfortable after awhile. thanks for the suggestion tho.

this pc is probably going to cost up where to about 1800 with all the extra parts and since i'm ordering it soon i wonder i got a few more questions\\

1. any tweaks to parts that could give me a bit better performance while maintaining the same cost?
2. are my harddrives fast enough in raid?
3. are there anything extra, like cables/straps/small things that i should probably get as well to make sure the build go successful?
4. etc.

thanks for all the help so far. with all this planning i hope this build goes fiiiine plus if all the parts are in before my birthday. last time it took almost 2 weeks to get my cowon s9 in xD
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In-ear is a question of taste. You like it or hate it... I can only wear those and some Sony's that cost over 200$ (>.<) and feel comfortable with them on for extended periods of time.

Hard drives are fast enough yes, SSD would be better though, but it's going to bust your budget by another 60$
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...-393-_-Product for OS
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http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...-517-_-Product for data
But you're off 60$ with that.
Anything extra?
I recommend sleeving from Nils @ http://en.mdpc-x.com/mdpc-sleeve.htm , it's expensive but really worth the looks
I'd say take a look around the mod section here, the 922 comes in gray inside, you might want to make it all black, looks nicer
If you don't want to take any of my over-priced/crazy ideas, I think you're pretty much set
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No. ad700s with zalman clip on. Or if you are going to listen to music too, some jvc rx900s with a zalman clip on. If you can afford it some shure 840s or beyerdynamic dt770s. Much better then any other headset you could buy for the same price.
    
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No. ad700s with zalman clip on. Or if you are going to listen to music too, some jvc rx900s with a zalman clip on. If you can afford it some shure 840s or beyerdynamic dt770s. Much better then any other headset you could buy for the same price.
Right now I'm using some HD202s with a zalman clip-on. They served very well but I'm looking for an all in one solution instead of using the clipon. The quality (as I was told) was medicore and it was really annoying at times (kept falling off, if i wore it on my shirt it was sometimes too quiet, etc. The long cord got in a way a few times too.

I'll think about customizing the ad700s (i think that was suggested as well) and put a boom mic on it. But I'm not too sure yet. Would be a pretty kewl little project. I'll post what PCGamer suggests (for headsets, they reviewed a bunch that include a mic).
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