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post #11 of 17
Are you planning to add a high-end GPU in the near future? if not, i think that a 500W PSU would suit your needs just fine...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-035-_-Product

You can buy 8GB Kits if you want a little more than 4GB

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...314-_-Productt

EDIT: wrong mems link...
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post #12 of 17
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are there slightly larger ram sets that are good for this type of build? I realize 4gb is probably very sufficient.. just didnt know if there were 6gb sets of same speed or performance as what was listed ?
I would just stick with 4gb of RAM. You can go with 8GB but I really don't think its necessary. You can always bump the PSU to 750w if you plan on sli or crossfire in the future, but it is for his wife so I think the 650w modular is a little bit overkill but comes with a nice warranty.

Also, the only 6 gb set would be 3 sticks of RAM.
Edited by BigFrank - 1/27/11 at 8:02pm
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post #13 of 17
yea 6gigs would require 3 sticks and that would break dual channel operation to single channel, because this is sandy bridge platform there is no triple channel support.
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post #14 of 17
Thread Starter 
sorry ... duh moment on the ram request.. been working on my homework (college) and is why i asked for the help with the build.


Any suggestions for a modular PSU? I like clean lines and curves inside and out on my builds.

Really appreciate this !!!
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what you guys think about this ram ?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231444

would be better than the kits linked in thread ?
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post #16 of 17
yes, those have better latencies.
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post #17 of 17
What gpu does she need?

Wouldn't it be possible to buy a h67 mobo with integrated gpu using the built-in gpu in SB?
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