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post #31 of 39
i got mine today too
UPS guy came earlier than usual
i really have no use for it though..
unless i sell my setup
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post #32 of 39
Get this combo:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.375954

It has everything you need including onboard video in case your discrete card dies (you'll at least have something while you wait for a RMA back to you). RAM is good, may even be able to get CL7 out of it. At lower speeds might even do CL6.

As for the video card, get a 5770 for now, and if you need more power later just add a second as they scale very well. It will do BC2 and SC2 perfectly.

http://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?p=XFX-577DR5&c=pw

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post #33 of 39
Well I'm probably too late but...

You might take a look at the Corsair Dominator AMD RAM set. Now granted at $255 for 8 gigs it seems like a lot but they're 1333 with 4 latency.

8 Gigs Corsair AMD Edition Dominators

Also if you haven't gotten your CPU and MoBo (Crosshair and 1055T Thuban) for $420

ASUS XHair IV Combo

I know that you are on the fence about CH IV but it's more than a sweet MoBo. It's = Rampage only on the AMD side. You can't beat that with any currently available AMD MoBo imho.

~Ceadder
Edited by Ceadderman - 4/29/10 at 4:48pm
 
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post #34 of 39
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I think I have my final picks:
RAM - $85 (BCB):
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&sku=O261-7612
GPU - $140 (BCB):
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&sku=P450-5772
Mobo - $109.99:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128435

Total: $364.11 - (any newegg BCB, I can't see it though).
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post #35 of 39
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Originally Posted by PeaceMaker View Post
I think I have my final picks:
RAM - $85 (BCB):
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&sku=O261-7612
GPU - $140 (BCB):
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&sku=P450-5772
Mobo - $109.99:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128435

Total: $364.11 - (any newegg BCB, I can't see it though).
Yeah I think you can get all of that through newegg and save on shipping from Tiger. Also I would put it all together. I mean you're only shaving $4 difference for the RAM by going Tiger. Might as well get the 30 day guarantee.

I've not heard good things about OCZ RAM for desktops but that was the Onyx chips. Not sure I'd want to take the chance on them w/o the 30 day grace period. But that's just me.

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post #36 of 39
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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post
Yeah I think you can get all of that through newegg and save on shipping from Tiger. Also I would put it all together. I mean you're only shaving $4 difference for the RAM by going Tiger. Might as well get the 30 day guarantee.

I've not heard good things about OCZ RAM for desktops but that was the Onyx chips. Not sure I'd want to take the chance on them w/o the 30 day grace period. But that's just me.

~Ceadder
Huh? I'm saving more than $4 w/ bing cash back savings. What 30 day grace period?
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post #37 of 39
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So...
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...428&CatId=4524
or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231303

Any reason not to go with OCZ?

BTW, I plan on using my TT120 -- the ripjaw should fit under it, this cooler is TALL
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Peacemaker, did you happen to look at my rec?
    
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post #39 of 39
Ripjaws should be fine. The V10(which was what I was looking at before changing my mind) would fit right over the top of them as they are within 40mm in height from the RAM tower. I don't know what your cooler height would be but V10 is pretty low.

Also as I stated earlier you'd only shave $4 going TD instead of all newegg. The MoBo and the GPU are identically priced. The only difference was the $4 that you would have saved going with OCZ. And the 30 guarantee is for any issue you may have arise within 30 days of purchase date so you don't have to fight with the manufacturer. So if you have to RMA anything they are there for you. With Tiger you don't have that luxury.

That's all I was saying.

Sorry it's $8 savings. In any case that's only applied to Tiger's shipping after it's all said and done. I don't know how the Bing cash back works but in the end it still gets applied somewhere along the lines to shipping.

Trust me though it's better to go all newegg in this small order.

~Ceadder

Quote:
Originally Posted by PeaceMaker View Post
So...
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...428&CatId=4524
or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231303

Any reason not to go with OCZ?

BTW, I plan on using my TT120 -- the ripjaw should fit under it, this cooler is TALL

Edited by Ceadderman - 4/29/10 at 11:48pm
 
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