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Im thinking why buy Windows 7?

Seriously the setup looks good, im shocked your getting a 1000w for $150.
Goodluck with your rig!
Definitely get Windows 7, but don't buy Ultimate unless you need the extra bits Ultimate brings

I own a copy of all versions of Windows 7! But I'm only running Windows 7 "HP" on sig rig!
Maybe get Windows 7 Professional, but buying Ultimate is a bit OTT imo
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I recommend getting some nice low timing Ram with 1333mhz instead of 1600mhz? Why? because well, you can overclock most DDR3 1333mhz to 1866mhz and beyond without much effort_ Its a personal recommendation from me =] It could save you money_ All it takes is loosening the ram timings a bit and then bumping the Ram multiplier up. Most do recommend 1600mhz ram but personally I think its a waste of money for a pre-overclock ram_

Here's a thread I did a while back relating to this matter(Please note the promo code no longer applies) http://www.overclock.net/intel-memor...money-get.html
WHY IN GODS NAME would you recommend 1333mhz???
OP 1600 if extremely tight timings
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/mem...sandy-bridge/1

If you do any kind of multitasking 1866 or 2133 will be noticeable. Let's not forget some boards you can get these speed to 2400mhz.
Edited by bratas - 4/20/11 at 7:54am
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This is just a list that I threw together while bored at work. Doesn't mean I'm locking myself into these items. If you have a suggestion that will improve it, let me know. Just looking a good rig with possible growth that will last with the best bang for buck.
    
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