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Old 01-01-2010, 10:00 PM   #1
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Corsair Obsidian Series 800D Case $279.99
ASUS P6T LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Motherboard $239.99
Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz Processor $288.99
Intel X25-M 80GB SATA II SSD $299.99
WD VelociRaptor 300GB 10000RPM SATA HDD $399.98(Reason for price, I am getting two.)
ZOTAC GeForce 9800 GT 1GB 256-Bit Graphics Card $219.98
Corsair 1000W ATX12V 2.2 PSU $239.99
OCZ Gold 6GB (3x2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 2000 (PC3 16000) RAM $399.98(Reason for price, I am getting two.)
Zalman CNPS9900ALED 120mm CPU Cooler $49.98
Zalman VF1000 VGA Cooler $103.98(Reason for price, I am getting two.)
Logitech X-540 70 watts 5.1 Speakers $88.99
RAZER Mamba Black USB Laser Gaming Mouse $129.99

Total: $2741.83

If anyone has any suggestions on anything I could do to improve this, please let me know. Thanks.

Cheers.
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Old 01-01-2010, 10:32 PM   #2
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not a suggestion
but an observation

nice case choice
it devours my ATX mobo
there is just so much room inside its disturbing
are you going to leave yours like it is or are you planning to take a dremel to it?
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Old 01-01-2010, 10:36 PM   #3
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not a suggestion
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nice case choice
it devours my ATX mobo
there is just so much room inside its disturbing
are you going to leave yours like it is or are you planning to take a dremel to it?

What do you mean take a dremel to it?
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like change the design
or add airflow
ect
to mod it
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Old 01-01-2010, 11:02 PM   #5
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Nahhh. The case is just fine the way it is. I have heard amazing reviews on the airflow and temps being just fine, so I don't see any need to modify it in any way, shape, or form.
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If you're making such a beast PC, why you skipping out on the graphics card?
You're already spending $2000, just add an extra $200 FOR THIS!!
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If you're making such a beast PC, why you skipping out on the graphics card?
You're already spending $2000, just add an extra $200 FOR THIS!!
The thing is, I want to run SLI and I am trying to keep it under 3k because I also had to add the bluray drive, and an extra cd/dvd drive. Also, I am getting a few games too after this is built.
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Old 01-02-2010, 05:31 PM   #8
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you would be better off getting one really good graphics card and then getting a second one at a later time. if you SLI now then you wont be able to upgrade it later without getting rid of both of your graphics cards.

what are you going to use it for? you wont need more than 6GB of RAM for gaming. you could take the money and put it towards a better graphics card. Do you have a link for your RAM?
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Corsair Obsidian Series 800D Case $279.99
ASUS P6T LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Motherboard $239.99
Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz Processor $288.99
Intel X25-M 80GB SATA II SSD $299.99
WD VelociRaptor 300GB 10000RPM SATA HDD $399.98(Reason for price, I am getting two.)
ZOTAC GeForce 9800 GT 1GB 256-Bit Graphics Card $219.98
Corsair 1000W ATX12V 2.2 PSU $239.99
OCZ Gold 6GB (3x2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 2000 (PC3 16000) RAM $399.98(Reason for price, I am getting two.)
Zalman CNPS9900ALED 120mm CPU Cooler $49.98
Zalman VF1000 VGA Cooler $103.98(Reason for price, I am getting two.)
Logitech X-540 70 watts 5.1 Speakers $88.99
RAZER Mamba Black USB Laser Gaming Mouse $129.99

Total: $2741.83

If anyone has any suggestions on anything I could do to improve this, please let me know. Thanks.

Cheers.
Very, very nice Wish I had that kind of money to spend :/
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Why not set yourself up with some sold state disks Pancake?
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