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Old 01-31-2010, 11:14 AM   #1
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Ok I'm posting this so that I can keep track and make a list that's organized for when I do decide to build this computer. I'm getting a job here soon and I really want to build my first computer.

Feel free to give me feedback, suggestions, ect. This computer is going to be pretty expensive so I don't have to mess with it for years to come.

I do have one question, do you think all the components will fit in this case?

Case:
Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
$99.99 - 9.99 Shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129021

Motherboard:
ASUS P6X58D Premium LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
$309.99 - Free Shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131614

CPU:
Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor
$288.99 - Free Shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115202

Video Card:
SAPPHIRE 100281SR Radeon HD 5870 (Cypress XT) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card w/ATI Eyefinity
$409.99 - Free Shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102856

RAM:
CORSAIR DOMINATOR 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TR3X6G1600C8D
$229.99 - Free Shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145224

HDD: For this, I'm just going to switch out my old HDD and put it in the new computer.

PSU:
KINGWIN Mach 1 ABT-1000MA1S 1000W ATX / BTX SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
$194.99 - $5.99 Shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-037-_-Product

CD/DVD ROM:
Again, I'm just going to switch out the one from my old computer.
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Old 01-31-2010, 12:30 PM   #2
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I would go with this PSU instead. Corsair HX850 You do not need 1000w and this PSU is 80plus silver certified, has modular wiring and the has best contruction of any PSU on the market.
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Old 01-31-2010, 08:07 PM   #3
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Didn't think about this until now, but does anyone know if the CPU I chose come with a heatsink or fan?
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Old 01-31-2010, 08:19 PM   #4
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all CPU's marked as retail have to come with a fan. mine did
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