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thank you!...what is your opinion on the mb switch?
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woops, if you didnt see, i edited the post i made just now.

whats your cost of everything right now total?

is there a microcenter near you?
    
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post #53 of 105
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woops, if you didnt see, i edited the post i made just now.

whats your cost of everything right now total?

is there a microcenter near you?
There's a microcenter but it's 1hr 22min away. So i'm planning on buying everything off the egg besides that silver arrow.

The cost of everything before the future changes going to be made to the ram and SA....everything came to about $1070 then i have to add in the cost of whatever motherboard i choose.

That includes having to buy a wireless mouse and keyboard as well and shipping isn't included with that price. I figured i'd be looking at around $1300 when all is said and done.

If you see anything that i can critique to make better i'm open to ideas. I'm currently looking at which ram to switch to so i can fit the SA in the storm scout case.
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post #55 of 105
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sweet! thanks just saved me another $30!

So that will be able to allow the SA to fit?

What do you think about my other choices?
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post #56 of 105
should fit because those sticks dont seem to have any huge heatsinks on them

psu is overkill

tx750 is adequate, saves you like 60 bucks compared to ax750.

think about it, how much of a load are you ACTUALLY putting on the psu? will that increased efficiency save you 60 or so bucks a year to make it a good investment? the tx750 and the tpn750 i linked below are better buys.

this case too

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811146067

up to you tho

edit: good deal

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.612974
Edited by Kick - 3/5/11 at 4:17pm
    
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post #57 of 105
Meh too bad I hadn't asked here lol I would've skipped the extra 110 on the GFX card I have now and gotten the 2600k for encoding (oh well the 2500k is aat least 2x faster than my old rig, lol the one I'm using for folding while my mobo and CPU are being RMA'd), does anyone know if Intel is doing the i5 to i7 upgrade thing still?
     
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post #58 of 105
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should fit because those sticks dont seem to have any huge heatsinks on them

psu is overkill

tx750 is adequate, saves you like 60 bucks compared to ax750.

think about it, how much of a load are you ACTUALLY putting on the psu? will that increased efficiency save you 60 or so bucks a year to make it a good investment? the tx750 and the tpn750 i linked below are better buys.

this case too

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811146067

up to you tho

edit: good deal

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.612974
Sweet thank you so much man that just cut around 200 on my build where i can spend elsewhere...i really appreciate it!!!

The first case looks really cool but the second combo deal is probably the way to go to save money.

Will those cases be able to fit the Silver Arrow?

So do you think i would be fine with the Asrock or should i go with one of the p8p67 series and if so which one? thank you so much
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post #59 of 105
Oh yeah the real reason I wanted to post here is to recommend
http://www.compusa.com/applications/...868&CatId=2533
Just got mine yesterday. It's a really good PSU it's almost 80+ Gold certified and it's recommended on the PSU subforum here on OCN.
http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...mendation.html
Also as for cases why get a mid tower when you can get a full tower and have more room for cooling.
http://www.compusa.com/applications/...085&CatId=1510
( but hey that's just me and how I'd spend 20 more bucks)
That case has clearance for anything that doesn't exceed 6" above the motherboard.
Edited by phazer11 - 3/5/11 at 4:48pm
     
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post #60 of 105
OS:
Windows 7 ultimate:

CPU:
Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K (2500K also a possiblity)

Motherboard: (when socket 1155 are available again)
Gigabite UD4 or UD5 (deluxe simply is not that good)

Ram:
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB 2133 (It will make a difference)

Video Card:
SAPPHIRE 100312SR Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
(will this work good with the 65'' display?)

Hard Drive:
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

PSU:
CORSAIR Professional Series AX750 750W ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply


Case: I personally like :Lian Li / but for mobney I would save here if I were you (Antec 300 is a great case for the money)


Keyboard/mouse:
Logitech Cordless Desktop LX 310 Laser

DVD/CD drive:
LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 24X DVD Writer LightScribe Support
(i play almost all videos from the hard drive BLU ray videos and dvd videos are downloaded and played as such)

CPU Fan:
H70 (This will give you great cooling with low noise and takes up little space)

Any money you save put it into your vid card

6950 is a nice card, but I would take that up a notch .... 570/580 or if ATI is a deal breaker go with the 6970
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