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Old 07-11-2010, 08:48 PM   #1
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Default Looking for input on my build

Hi guys/girls, just looking for a little advice. Im building my first computer from the ground up and was wondering if you had any input or advice for me on my selection of parts. This will be mainly used for games, mid to high end graphics (nothing out of this world)

Please comment on any issues you have had with any of these parts, or any praises, or if you think i could get better value by changing any of the parts please let me know.

Thanks for replies in advance, im very excited about doing this and eager to hear your replies.


CPU: Intel i5 750 2.66Ghz 8Meg Cache
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P55-USB3
Memory: Corsair XMS3 4Gig (2X2Gig sticks) DDR 1600Mhz
HDD: Western Digital 1.5 TB 7200 Rpm Sata 2 64meg Cache green
Video Card: Sapphire HD5770 Vapor-X 1gig ram 860Mhz
Optical Drive: Lite-On 24X black sata
Case: Antec Three Hundred
PSU: Thermaltake 500-600w

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Old 07-11-2010, 10:12 PM   #2
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Default Re: Looking for input on my build

everything looks good except the hard drive green are storage hard drives there meant for nothing else if your gunna go with a large WD hard drive get a caviar black much better performance.

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Old 07-11-2010, 11:16 PM   #3
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Default Re: Looking for input on my build

His green HDD will work just fine, its ment to work enough to get the job done.

Blues id recomend for Gaming,

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