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Old 07-20-2010, 04:28 PM   #1
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Question Building a new GAMING computer

i have decided to build my own computer money is no option, i would prefer a powerful fast gaming computer. these are the components i have researched and would like to use. are these the right parts?!?!

Asus P7P55D--motherboard

Intel Core i7--processor (unsure if i need one, i think the MB comes with one)

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL-- ram

ASUS 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 Burner - Bulk - OEM --DVD RW

Samsung SpinPoint F1 1TB--hard drive

HT | OMEGA CLARO Plus+ 7.1 Channels 24-bit 192KHz PCI Interface Sound Card --soundcard

COOLER MASTER RC-690-KKN1-GP Black SECC/ ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case--case (i was going to choose the antec but it didnt hav enough fans, and i heard over heating is a major problem with gaming desktops

ATI Radeon HD 5970 --video card

SO there is what i would like to work with, if you have any suggestions to better components or any constructive criticism to the parts it would awesome.

please no bad mouthing, or wasteful information, please do not post just for the sake of posting, only helpful posts will be listened too, if you don't agree with a statement made by another user please ignore or only post if it will help myself.

also in regards to posting a comment that states "this is already posted or can easily found" don't post it, the reason i am asking questions is because I DID NOT find the other information.

Thank you i appreciate your information,
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Old 07-20-2010, 05:04 PM   #2
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have you already got the links to these parts? if you have the links could you post them please because im wondering what the rpm is for your hdd. but everything looks fine to me and yes, gaming rigs can get pretty warm depending on the componants

i dont know about soundcards much
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please no bad mouthing, or wasteful information, please do not post just for the sake of posting, only helpful posts will be listened too, if you don't agree with a statement made by another user please ignore or only post if it will help myself.
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Anyway, do you have links to the items you're planning to purchase? You stated the i7 may come with the board so I'm curious if it does. I just had to laugh at your disclaimer up there I'll review the build here in a second and post some constructive feedback.
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What about a power supply? You might want to consider perhaps 650-750W for that system.
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Old 07-20-2010, 05:32 PM   #5
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Anyway, do you have links to the items you're planning to purchase? You stated the i7 may come with the board so I'm curious if it does. I just had to laugh at your disclaimer up there I'll review the build here in a second and post some constructive feedback.


yes the MOBO does not come i7 but i5 i beleive thats just the processor i want is the intel i7, here are the links.

MB-http://www.testfreaks.com/motherboards/asus-p7p55d/

Processor-http://www.intel.com/products/processor/corei7/index.htm

Ram-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231277&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=3463938&SID=
DVD rw-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

Hard drive-http://www.newegg.com/product/product.aspx?item=n82e16822152102

sound card-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16829271003

videocard-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814103088&nm_mc=OTC-Froogle&cm_mmc=OTC-Froogle-_-Video+Cards-_-Diamond-_-14103088

case-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119137

im unsure about the dvd RW im looking for a high end one but i have no idea what to look for...

i just switched the link for video cards to the correct card...sorry about bad link to start with
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Very nice setup... very very nice.
Why not double up on the RAM though? You have the capacity.

I would add a Solid State Drive to the mix as well.
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what kind of ram would i get? i am so lost on the ram and DVD rw i want the graphics card everyone says its high end and will support everything i need...
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Uhhh yea that Graphics card will pretty much wash your car for you too....

Just double up on the RAM that you already have, get four sticks instead of two.

The DVD RW doesn't really matter, those are a dime a dozen anyway and all the same IMO.
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i was looking at SSD's and i found this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-023-_-Product

its probably what i would go for but the price is a little steep..
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What OS will you be installing?
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