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Hmm, you could take cheaper case, the one you picked is 90$, this one is 50$, it's the antec one hundred, i consider it better than the three hundred. It has black painted interior, hole for a heatsink with a backplate, easier fan mount ect..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...0one%20hundred


Edited by 222Panther222 - 3/23/11 at 2:26am
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Ah, ok, thanks for clarifying that. The last thing I need is for it to die.
Do you see any AMD X6 CPU + Motherboard combos that have USB 3 but not SATA III support (I'm not going to need that if I'm getting a SATA II SSD) that is cheaper?
ASUS M4A88T-V EVO/USB3

There you go, a motherboard where you can OC a x6, comes with USB 3.0, an onboard video chipset, and no SATA 6GBps

But I can't find a combo deal of it with a x6
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Hmm, you could take cheaper case, the one you picked is 90$, this one is 50$, it's the antec one hundred, i consider it better than the three hundred. It has black painted interior, hole for a heatsink with a backplate, easier fan mount ect..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...0one%20hundred

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPABaxsunsg
With that discount on the Antec case I currently have it's only about a $10 savings, I think I'm going to keep the case I currently have.

If everything else is good, I'm probably going to order tonight.
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If everything else is good, I'm probably going to order tonight.
That RAM is really really generic... You won't OC much with that...

And If you do decide to OC, you might wanna grab an aftermarket heatsink for your x6. The Coolermaster Hyper 212+, a very very good CPU cooler for it's price, is only $29 w/free shipping on buy.com
I'm pretty sure you can find an even cheaper deal than that.

BTW, do you live near a microcenter? I'm pretty sure I can find a good deal or two if you do.
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No sadly I do not. I'm not really that interested in overclocking it, so I guess I'm set.
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Well... You really are good to go.
    
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Please dump the ram you chose for some 1600. X6 responds really well to 1600 even without an overclock.

Here are a few:
PNY 1600 cas 8 $39 shipped after rebate
Team Dark 1600 cas9 $45 shipped
Kingston Hyper x blu 1600 cas9 $42 shipped after rebate. These are know to be very good sticks: 7-8-7-27 timings are not unheard of at 1600 MHz

Other than that, looks fine to me. No need for an aftermarket cooler if you dont plan to overclock.
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Please dump the ram you chose
Yea.. I already tried that
    
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Yea.. I already tried that
What about one of these sticks?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231313
I'd like it to be one 4 GB stick if possible, so that I could max out the RAM (to 16 GBs) later.
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What about one of these sticks?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231313
I'd like it to be one 4 GB stick if possible, so that I could max out the RAM (to 16 GBs) later.
It's better to buy 2 sticks of 4GB now. Cause if you only buy 1, then you won't have dual-channel.
And 2 sticks of 2GB beats one stick of 4GB, cause of the dual-channel feature, and a single 4GB stick will put more stress on the integrated memory controller than two 2GB sticks.

And.... It's always better to do it now than later.

Gimme a sec, I'll help you find a good 8GB kit
    
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