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Need Advise On 1st Build Please Help!

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#1 xldukelx


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Posted 20 June 2008 - 05:13 PM

Here is my partslist I have added and subtracted the last couple of days trying to stay as close to 2k as possible , looking to buid a gaming rig that will last and still be upgradeable in the future. Thanks for you comments.

ASUS 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe Black SATA Model DRW-

2 X Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD5000AAKS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0

Intel EXPI9300PTLPBLK 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps PCI-Express Gigabit Performance

2 X EVGA 512-P3-N871-AR GeForce 9800 GTX(G92) 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card

Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound

CORSAIR XMS3 DHX 4GB (4 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TW3X2G1600C9DHX -

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450 Yorkfield 2.66GHz LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80569Q9450 -

Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 64-bit English for System Builders 1pk DSP OEI DVD -

Rosewill RFX-80BL 80mm 2 Ball Bearing Blue LED Case Fan with Fan Controller

Rosewill RFX-120BL 120mm 2 Ball Bearing Blue LED Case Fan with Fan Controller Set -

ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro 92mm CPU Cooler

Thermaltake Armor Series VA8000BWS Black Aluminum / Steel ATX Full Tower

EVGA 132-CK-NF79-A1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 790i Ultra SLI DDR3 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

ABS Tagan ITZ Series ITZ800-V2 800W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply -

Grand Total: $2,400 with tax and shipping


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#2 Vaerli


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Posted 20 June 2008 - 06:36 PM

Could you get links to those items? Looking at them without the specs is almost worthless.

Oh, and when looking to stay upgradable, just get a really nice motherboard. Those are the crucial part to upgrading.

Why the dual 9800s? Why not like just one 9800(x2)?

Edited by Vaerli, 20 June 2008 - 06:37 PM.

Q6600, 4GB g-skill, 8800GT, P5N-D motherboard
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