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Old 06-17-2009, 01:13 AM   #1
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Default Friend's Gaming Rig

Hi guys,
so my friend and I are building 2 different computers... as some of you know already i have decided on my parts.. but my friend he hasnt, cant make his mind up..
so it would be awesome if you guys gave your opinions and suggestions.

CPU:
Intel Core i7 920 D0 Stepping Quad Core Processor LGA1366 2.66GHZ Bloomfield 8MB LGA1366 -SLBEJ-

MoBo: EVGA X58 SLI LE ATX LGA1366 DDR3 4PCIE-16 PCI-E1 1PCI SATA2 Sound Dual GBLAN 1394 Motherboard

PSU: Corsair TX750W 750W ATX 12V 60A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 140MM Fan

GPU
:EVGA 896-P3-1255-AR GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card

Case: Cooler Master Haf 932 Full Tower Black EATX Case 6X5.25 1X3.5 5X3.5INT No PSU USB eSATA 1394 Audio

OR

Thermaltake Armor+MX

HDD: 500GB CAVIAR SATA 7200RPM 3.5IN BLACK

RAM
: OCZ Gold 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model OCZ3G1600LV6GK

Heatsink: Xigmatek HDT-S1283
and mounting brackes Xigmatek ACK-I7361

and will this DVD writer allow me to install Windows 7 and games onto my OWN rig?
http://www.directcanada.com/products...acture=Samsung

HE does plan to get another GTX 260 and overclock the cpu+gpu once he gets to know the system more...

oh and has anybody ever ordered parts from www.directcanada.com?
pls leave comments and suggestions
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Old 06-17-2009, 01:26 AM   #2
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Looks like a killer system.

Yes, that Samsung will do the job.

Direct Canada is well rated at ResellerRatings: Direct Canada
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Old 06-17-2009, 01:38 AM   #3
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he has a concern tho, will all those stuff fit into a mid-tower case with a few additional fans.. and also when he gets another gtx 260 will it fit ? o.O

and yea it is a killer system.. probably better than wat i am going to build in a couple of weeks
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he has a concern tho, will all those stuff fit into a mid-tower case with a few additional fans.. and also when he gets another gtx 260 will it fit ? o.O

and yea it is a killer system.. probably better than wat i am going to build in a couple of weeks
Should fit fine

I would go with a better video card, and skip on the i7. That's just me though.
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Should fit fine

I would go with a better video card, and skip on the i7. That's just me though.
once he gets all his rebates, he is gonna buy another gtx 260 and right now he is gonna be running this system on a 17" monitor(FOR NOW) and when school starts back up again, he is gonna upgrade to a better video card
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