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I plan to be making this build soon and I was just wondering if there was anything I should change.

CPU:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...D=3067296&SID=
motherboard:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...D=3067296&SID=
Ram:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...D=3067296&SID=
Gpu:2 of these http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...s%20Family&sw=
HDD:2 of these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...D=3067296&SID=
Psu:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...D=3067296&SID=
case:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...D=3067296&SID=
optical drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...D=3067296&SID=
cooling: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...D=3067296&SID= and http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/lablalfcfanc.html
Im willing to go up to $4200 for this build and right now it sits at about $4k.
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See my sig for my recommendation. I wouldn't build a 1366 system now that 1155 has been released.
    
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Question how much overkill is my ram?
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intel core duo e8400 3.6ghz oc evga 780i Nvidia gtx 260 (have 2 but no sli bridge) 4gb ddr2 
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24GB of 1333MHz 9-9-9-24 ram... I don't know if I would call that overkill or fail. You want at least DDR3 1600 with Cas7 timings or lower. What do you need 24GB of ram for?
Edited by cmeeks - 1/17/11 at 12:18am
    
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i7-2600k Asus P8Z68 Deluxe MSI N250GTS TwinFrozr 1G OC 2x4GB Corsair XMS3 2133 (9-11-10-28) 
CoolingMonitorPowerCase
Corsair H50 Dell U2412HM Corsair TX650W Corsair 650D 
Other
D-Link Wireless N 300 PCI Adapter 
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i7-2600k Asus P8Z68 Deluxe MSI N250GTS TwinFrozr 1G OC 2x4GB Corsair XMS3 2133 (9-11-10-28) 
CoolingMonitorPowerCase
Corsair H50 Dell U2412HM Corsair TX650W Corsair 650D 
Other
D-Link Wireless N 300 PCI Adapter 
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