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not really soon but i just wanna make sure ive picked right parts


Motherboard -GIGABYTE GA-P35C-DS3R £90.26
CPU - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.4GHz 1066MHz) £174.49
CPU Cooling - Thermalright Ultra-120 £34.47
Memory - 2x Crucial 1GB DDR2 PC2-6400/800MHz CL4-4-4-12 Ballistix 2.2V SLI Ready £79.98
PSU - OCZ GameXStream 600W £67.98
HDD - Seagate ST3500630AS 500GB Hard Drive SATAII 16MB Cache 7200RPM - OEM £64.55 + Hitachi Deskstar T7k250 HDT722520DLA380 200GB SATAII - 3.5in 7200RPM 8MB Cache - OEM £35.17
Display - CIBOX C2201 22'' Widescreen TFT 1680x1050 1000:1 300cd/m2 5ms £160.99
GPU - ATI Radeon 2900XT 1024MB GDDR4 £299.61
Case - ANTEC Nine Hundred £64.99
Keyboard - Saitek ECLIPSE II £29.58
Mouse - Logitech RX1000 £14.57
Optical drive - Samsung SH-S203B 20X DVD±RW/RAM / DL Serial ATA Black Bare Drive - OEM £18.21


£ 1134.85

Is there any price drop coming for any of these parts at all?
 

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not really soon but i just wanna make sure ive picked right parts


Motherboard -GIGABYTE GA-P35C-DS3R £90.26
CPU â€" Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.4GHz 1066MHz) £174.49
CPU Cooling - Thermalright Ultra-120 £34.47
Memory â€" 2x Crucial 1GB DDR2 PC2-6400/800MHz CL4-4-4-12 Ballistix 2.2V SLI Ready £79.98
PSU â€" OCZ GameXStream 600W £67.98
HDD â€" Seagate ST3500630AS 500GB Hard Drive SATAII 16MB Cache 7200RPM â€" OEM £64.55 + Hitachi Deskstar T7k250 HDT722520DLA380 200GB SATAII - 3.5in 7200RPM 8MB Cache â€" OEM £35.17
Display - CIBOX C2201 22'' Widescreen TFT 1680x1050 1000:1 300cd/m2 5ms £160.99
GPU â€" ATI Radeon 2900XT 1024MB GDDR4 £299.61
Case â€" ANTEC Nine Hundred £64.99
Keyboard â€" Saitek ECLIPSE II £29.58
Mouse - Logitech RX1000 £14.57


£ 1116.64

Is there any price drop coming for any of these parts at all?
Change the monitor to something better.. I have never even heard of that make, and for TV's and monitors no name brands are nearly always bad.

Change the Hard Drives too and get 3 250GB 7200.10 Perpendicular Recording Barracuda's. They are much faster and better hard drives.

I would also personally change the PSU to a 620WT Corsair although yours is probably good enough for that rig, but the 700WT version of that wouldn't be bad either!

Also I would change the mouse to a MX 518 Logitech mouse or a G5.

One more thing.. the Q6600 and 2900XT will go down in price over time, especially the Q6600 it's price will go down by about £20 or more within a month, its demand at the moment is huge.
 

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well the monitor was the cheapest 22" widescreen i could find lol

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One more thing.. the Q6600 and 2900XT will go down in price over time, especially the Q6600 it's price will go down by about £20 or more within a month, its demand at the moment is huge.
glad to hear that


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Change the Hard Drives too and get 3 250GB 7200.10 Perpendicular Recording Barracuda's. They are much faster and better hard drives.
Can you get them of ebuyer ?

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Also I would change the mouse to a MX 518 Logitech mouse or a G5.
Bit expensive init ...
 

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CPU E6420 @ 3.00Ghz - £80

Motherboard ASUS P5W DH Deluxe - £60

Memory 1x 1GB Elixir - £25

Graphics Card Radeon X1650 PRO 512MB - £30

Hard Drive Hitachi 200GB - Do not sell it

Sound Card CREATIVE Sound Blaster Audigy - £15

Power Supply GameXStream 700W - £50

Case Modded Coolermaster Cavalier - ?? Maybe £40 (Not sure about this)

These are all at second hand prices for ebay really... should be able to get £300 for it.. not much I know. The CPU, Power Supply and Motherboard are worth the most and everything else is really outdated.
 

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sounds good
especially as ive paid less for some of the parts
as for the motherboard ,maybe i should be looking at something with x38 ?

If you want to wait for it, but the 680i and the P35 chipsets are both awesome anyways.
 

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