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Old 04-16-2011, 08:28 PM   #1
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Default Help Computer part selection opinion

Can someone please take a look at the hardware i have selected and tell me they think. Please let me know if you know of any better parts for equal or cheaper value. Also will these parts fit in the selected case?

Intel Core i7-960 Bloomfield 3.2GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80601960


ASUS Sabertooth X58 LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard


Thermaltake Armor A60 Gaming Mid-Tower Chassis With Cable Management Water Cooling SSD Support And Tool-Less Installation VM20001W2Z

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL


Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS 2TB 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

EVGA 01G-P3-1467-AR GeForce GTX 465 (Fermi) Superclocked 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card


I appreciate the help thanks a lot. Please let me know what you think!

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Old 04-17-2011, 07:06 PM   #2
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Looks fine to me, just be sure you add a power supply that isn't some $40 hunk o' plastic. Corsair makes some very nice units, as does Seasonic.

Minimum wattage I would do for that build is 600 watts, but no more than 750 unless you'll be doing SLI or adding a lot more soon.
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