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post #11 of 23
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I plan on getting a new 23-24" Monitor so any suggestions there would be nice dont really want to spend over 250 for the monitor though. But I can also change the HDD back I had the F3 spinpoint on there at first also added http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835608014 to the build.
post #12 of 23
Is there a reason you need the p8p67 pro? You could save $30 and get the regular one instead.

Other than that i wouldn't change much.
post #13 of 23
The D14 is only $15 more. I would also recommend getting RAM with lower timings.
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post #14 of 23
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no need for Pro dont really plan nor want to upgrade for a while so im trying to get the best bang for my buck. here is what i have now. Not sure if you all can see the updated wishlist with previous links but im still posting it.

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=13330431
post #15 of 23
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what ram would you recommend then
post #16 of 23
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Originally Posted by thisischuck01 View Post
The D14 is only $15 more. I would also recommend getting RAM with lower timings.
Probably woudln't work in the Antec 1200/DF-85 unless OP takes the side intake fan off...and that'll really hurt GPU temps...

However, it fits in a HAF 932 and HAF X
post #17 of 23
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what ram would you recommend then
These would be optimal, but these would be good too, and wouldn't hurt your wallet quite as much.
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post #18 of 23
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Ok and for the CPU cooler I dont plan on overclocking, never done it before so therefore dont know how. This is my first true build, had my uncle build mine when i was younger but now that im grown and have a family of my own i think its time for me to build my own comp. If overclocking is easy and super beneficial then by all means I will go for it. But I dont plan on doing anything really other than gaming mostly and do not want to have to upgrade soon, Live in cali so get nailed with that stupid tax law that newegg has on its website or else i would be able to go buck wild with system with 1500 bucks. Trying to keep it around there with tax and shipping if i go over by 30-50 bucks then im sure the wife wont kill me. I appreciate all the advice and trust me im running with it
post #19 of 23
Well you probably don't need an 8gb kit of ram, 4gb would save you some $$.
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post #20 of 23
GPU: Not sure if there is a difference in the reference models and the Sapphire is cheaper and comes with an 8gb usb. Unless you really want the XFX.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102914

RAM: +$50 If you want, you get you better latency with these and stay under budget:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231431

MOBO: +$30 You can get the PRO version of that board (extra PCI express slot, intel lan and a black board :
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131682

PSU: Not sure what to recommend but I know many say Corsair (+$15):
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139010

This build is very similar to what I hope to get one day. These are just some ideas given your budget. Your current setup is great and should perform well. Good luck with your build!
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