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post #1 of 21
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Ok guys, it's finally about time to order. Any suggestions, comments, build incompatibilities, higher performance for same price or same performance for less?

Thanks.



$755 AR, $810 before.
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post #2 of 21
I'm going to give you the "Compuman Thumbs Up"

The only think i'd consider changing would be the "blue" hard drive. Have a look at the samsung F3 1Tb.

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post #3 of 21
The 6950 will be a snug fit in a mid case.
post #4 of 21
Dont forget you still need an OS
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post #5 of 21
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Dont forget you still need an OS
Not if he has a retail OS already.
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post #6 of 21
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Originally Posted by compuman145 View Post
I'm going to give you the "Compuman Thumbs Up"

The only think i'd consider changing would be the "blue" hard drive. Have a look at the samsung F3 1Tb.

Comps
Agreed, on a good day the F3 1TB can be had for ~$10 more.
Otherwise, good build! I've heard good things about the new Cougar PSUs so be sure to tell OCN all about it!
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post #7 of 21
this is what i would recommend switching :
6950+Case 337$ AR
PhII 925+850w PSU 225$ AR(u gonna need more then 700w cougar psu if u want to run CF in future)
RAM 4GB 1600Mhz CL8 40$ AR
CPU Cooler1 25$ AR
or
CPU Cooler2 25$ AR

other then that , cool build good luck
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post #8 of 21
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by compuman145 View Post
I'm going to give you the "Compuman Thumbs Up"

The only think i'd consider changing would be the "blue" hard drive. Have a look at the samsung F3 1Tb.

Comps
Thanks If only the F3 500gb was $40 too...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ubermeench
The 6950 will be a snug fit in a mid case.
690 II max card length is 304mm, 6950 length is 270mm. Snug yes, but it'll fit.

Quote:
Originally Posted by CCast88
Dont forget you still need an OS
Got it for $15 from my university
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Phenom II x4 955 @ Stock ASUS M4A79XTD EVO 790X Ref Sapphire 6950 2GB 900|1400|Shader Unlock G Skill Sniper 2x4GB 1600MHz Low Voltage 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial M4 64GB + Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB LG GH24NS50 Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VH238H 1920x1080 
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Cougar CMX 700 Cooler Master 690 II Advanced 
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Phenom II x4 955 @ Stock ASUS M4A79XTD EVO 790X Ref Sapphire 6950 2GB 900|1400|Shader Unlock G Skill Sniper 2x4GB 1600MHz Low Voltage 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial M4 64GB + Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB LG GH24NS50 Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VH238H 1920x1080 
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Cougar CMX 700 Cooler Master 690 II Advanced 
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post #9 of 21
THe samsung is only $10 more and it will be a noticible performance increase. It's not like I want you to waste money, you will notice the difference.

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post #10 of 21
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Quote:
Originally Posted by compuman145 View Post
THe samsung is only $10 more and it will be a noticible performance increase. It's not like I want you to waste money, you will notice the difference.

Comps
Haha fair enough. Done. I should know better.

Quote:
Originally Posted by RabbitGT
u gonna need more then 700w cougar psu if u want to run CF in future
You sure? All PSU calculators I've seen other than the Newegg one (which obviously is a bit biased as they want you to buy a more expensive PSU) say the 700W should be plenty...
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Phenom II x4 955 @ Stock ASUS M4A79XTD EVO 790X Ref Sapphire 6950 2GB 900|1400|Shader Unlock G Skill Sniper 2x4GB 1600MHz Low Voltage 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial M4 64GB + Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB LG GH24NS50 Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VH238H 1920x1080 
PowerCase
Cougar CMX 700 Cooler Master 690 II Advanced 
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Phenom II x4 955 @ Stock ASUS M4A79XTD EVO 790X Ref Sapphire 6950 2GB 900|1400|Shader Unlock G Skill Sniper 2x4GB 1600MHz Low Voltage 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial M4 64GB + Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB LG GH24NS50 Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VH238H 1920x1080 
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Cougar CMX 700 Cooler Master 690 II Advanced 
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