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I noticed you don't have an SSD listed. I'm a gamer too and honestly I am astounded at how nice it is to have one. Windows boot times and game map load times in any game (COD4/5/MW2/BO, CS:S, TF2, etc.) are SO much faster, as well as Windows shutdown. I would suggest a 60GB or 120GB Sandforce based SSD along with that Samsung F3 HDD that the other person posted.
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Thanks for some advice, the problem is that Corsair's TX950 actually cost less than Altec's 750W! probably due to quality, maybe because prices in europe are crazy. But even the lower quality 950W I don't want to exchange for around 50$ more expensive 750W, what do you say?

And I will try to look for SSD, I know it is a cool thing to have, but they are quite expensive too for this moment - I can always add the SSD later tho!
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My tx750 handles a massive oc gtx 580 in sli with a 4ghz i7 920. I wouldn't recommend it but im just giving you my view on this psu. It can peak up to 900w
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Thanks for the answer, well seems like my last concern and question is about the case!
I don't know much, like what to look for, etc..

For future SLI reference, do you think a midi tower is enough or should I go for big towers?

Anyhow, my main criterias are space inside (so I am able to fit the hardware) and cooling options as well as price!

At the moment I am stuck on this one (any opinions?):

http://www.thermaltake.com/product_i...+Black+Edition

P.S. I know this is not the right forum, but I don't want to do posts everywhere..
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