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Thank you 2010rig, I'm really tired now I need to go sleep, I have one final question if you can look over it and tell me if I made the right choice of 1st set of parts.

Note: The Motherboard/CPU and PSU will be bought after everything settles down.

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I might add another F3 in there, I can use SSD for OS while f3 can be set in raid 0 correct?

Unfortunately we in Australia do have some parts more expensive then in the UK or US, however I don't think it is that bad.
Where are you ordering from? The parts look good, but NewEgg prices are way better.
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Unfortunately Newegg don't ship to Australia, Umart is nearly the cheapest over here in Australia except for the daily specials from Fluidtek or MSY.(MSY is too crowded)

So as long as the parts look good 2010rig, I'll go order it as I don't think I'll see better prices and if by some chance I do it will be a measly 30-40 difference from the total price.

Anyways thank you for all the help man, I apologize for annoying you with all my questions, If the parts are good then I'm happy.

I'm off to bed, good night or good morning depending on where you live

Btw will 1100AUD suffice for Processor,PSU and Motherboard?

I want to keep it under $2000,I'm like a kid in a candy store right about now I cant wait to get the new system.

I was thinking of purchasing the following motherboard:

http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/c...-ud7_preview/1

$377AUD currently however MSY/Fluidtek will have specials as well as other stores, which I could get for $350.
Edited by Greatskeem - 1/5/11 at 6:21am
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Unfortunately Newegg don't ship to Australia, Umart is nearly the cheapest over here in Australia except for the daily specials from Fluidtek or MSY.(MSY is too crowded)

So as long as the parts look good 2010rig, I'll go order it as I don't think I'll see better prices and if by some chance I do it will be a measly 30-40 difference from the total price.
You aren't the only with International shipping problems. I'm from Colombia, lucky for me, I have a friend that lives on the USA and buy the things for me and send me to my country .

Now, building a Sandy rig but definitely I will keep my current AMD build.
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Unfortunately Newegg don't ship to Australia, Umart is nearly the cheapest over here in Australia except for the daily specials from Fluidtek or MSY.(MSY is too crowded)

So as long as the parts look good 2010rig, I'll go order it as I don't think I'll see better prices and if by some chance I do it will be a measly 30-40 difference from the total price.
Ahhh, ok, well, see if you can find the 80GB x25-m instead, might be lower, and is more then plenty.

Is this the RAM you are linking to?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-314-_-Product

This one is newer, same price:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-428-_-Product

How much is the CM 690 II case?
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Ahhh, ok, well, see if you can find the 80GB x25-m instead, might be lower, and is more then plenty.

Is this the RAM you are linking to?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-314-_-Product

This one is newer, same price:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-428-_-Product

How much is the CM 690 II case?

Yes that is the ram, unfortunately I cant find the second ram you linked, as for CM 690 II Case it is $115-125AUD.

If I get 80GB SSD for OS, I can use 2xSamsung F3 drives in raid for gaming and such, correct?
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Yep, in fact, that's exactly what you should do.

Go with the 690 II case and save another $50 or so ( unless you prefer the Phantom of course ), and get a good modular 850W PSU, I would only recommend this one CMPSU-850HX 850W. It will handle 2 470's & 570's, even 580's.

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...Story&reid=153

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idk if it's been posted, but msi boards listed on ewiz now

http://www.superbiiz.com/query.php?c...s=1155&x=0&y=0
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Good morning, thank you for the PSU recommendation, Unfortunately for SSD I cant find the 80GB X25-m drive for that much lower then the 120GB version.

80GB=$240-265AUD
120GB=$285AUD

^^^
Both Intel X25-m

If I were to go for 80GB any other brands just as good?

BTW the Noctua NH-D14 CPU Cooler will work with the new chipset and all, correct?

The reason I ask is I found it under socket Intel LGA1366, LGA1156,I'm assuming the cooler is universal and will work on all chipsets.

The total comes down to $1132+23 for shipping and handling, or $1075+23 Shipping and Handling if I go down from 120GB to 80GB in another brand.

Also 2010rig, just a few more questions until I click order and I'll be out of your hair,If I'm starting to get annoying just say so

I was curious about the Zalman Cooler for the GTX470, any specific SKU I should get? I see like 4-5 different versions in my store.
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Yep, the cooler will fit that socket no probs.

If the difference is $45 for an extra 40GB, at that point I'd say yes, go for the 120 GB.

Did you look up the Vortex 2's?
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Yep, the cooler will fit that socket no probs.

If the difference is $45 for an extra 40GB, at that point I'd say yes, go for the 120 GB.

Did you look up the Vortex 2's?
Yep, however this time it is a $50 difference instead of $45, I think I might as well keep the 120GB.

So now, do you think $825 will get me a quality motherboard with corei52500k or i72600k?

Which means it will fall at just $2000 not looking to spend anything over that.
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