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Old 09-03-2009, 07:10 PM   #1
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Default **Final Build** (Ordered my Gaming Rig!)

Okay, first of all, THANK YOU! to everybody who offered advice during my process of picking parts in my 3-4 threads I created.


My final build / budget (for those interested):

CASE: Antec 1200 Full Tower
PSU: CORSAIR 850TX 850W
CPU: Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition
MOBO: ASUS AM3 790X
GPU: XFX Radeon HD 4890 1GB 256-bit
MEMORY: 4GB (2x 2GB) DDR3 SDRAM
HARD DRIVE: WD 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" HDD
DISC DRIVE: Sony CD/DVD Combo
MONITOR: 25" (24.6" visible) 1080p HDMI LCD
KEYBOARD/MOUSE: Microsoft Comfort Curve Ergonomic Keyboard/Mouse Combo
OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit w/ Windows 7 upgrade

TOTAL: ~$1500 after rebates.


Also grabbed:
Anti-Static Wrist Strap and Thermal Compound

Upgrades coming soon:
25" (24.6" visible) 1080p HDMI LCD (2nd for dual monitors)
XFX Radeon HD 4890 1GB 256-bit (2nd for Crossfire or standalone for 2nd monitor)
4GB (2x 2GB) DDR3 SDRAM (to total 8GB)
WD 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" HDD (in RAID 0)

And OVERCLOCKING!
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Sounds pretty cool (I'm totally jealous...)
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Old 09-04-2009, 12:28 AM   #3
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Thinking of picking up a 15,000 RPM hard drive to put the OS on and programs that i want to load fast.

... and an aftermarket CPU heatsink/fan
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Old 09-04-2009, 01:09 AM   #4
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Thinking of picking up a 15,000 RPM hard drive to put the OS on and programs that i want to load fast.

... and an aftermarket CPU heatsink/fan
I'll trade you for mine, just built it on Saturday.
It's nice, and shiny and lights up
What do you say?
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Old 09-04-2009, 12:26 PM   #5
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I'll trade you for mine, just built it on Saturday.
It's nice, and shiny and lights up
What do you say?
Hmm... I do like shiny...

I'm thinking I'll take pictures during the building process and the final product if anybody is interested.
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People are always interested in seeing that kinda stuff

so go for it (:
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Hmm... I do like shiny...

I'm thinking I'll take pictures during the building process and the final product if anybody is interested.
Hehe I was gonna do a build thread, asked about it but there wasn't too much interest so i was like ehh screw it.
Plus I couldn't wait
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Hehe I was gonna do a build thread, asked about it but there wasn't too much interest so i was like ehh screw it.
Plus I couldn't wait

I was wondering why you never posted the build thread you promised!
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I was wondering why you never posted the build thread you promised!
Never actually promised Just asked, but there didn't seem to be interest so yeah.
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Never actually promised Just asked, but there didn't seem to be interest so yeah.
True enough.
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