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Old 03-12-2007, 08:27 PM   #1
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Hi I want to build a somewhat future proof computer. I want a mobo that will be compatible with future CPUs like quad core, a good 2gig dual channel memory, and power supply that will be compatible with future GFX etc. You see I dont want a 680i mobo because I am not planning to use 2 video cards. Also, what is a good heatsink for my e6600? I may do some overclocking. Here is what I have in mind:

motherboard: Asus P5B Socket 775
memory: OCZ EL DDR2 PC2-5400 / 667MHz / Gold Gamer eXtreme
power supply: OCZ (OCZ600GXSSLI) GameXStream 600 Watt Power Supply
CPU:e6600
GPU:EVGA 8800gtx
Case: Thermaltake VA8003BWS Armor Super Tower
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Old 03-12-2007, 08:32 PM   #2
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I would upgrade your ram to ddr2 800, and tuniq tower 120's are supposed to be the best I just ordered one i'll have to see how it works its supposed to be coming thursday and get some arctic silver 5. The P5B is nice I have one it has everything thats needed plenty of sata ports and some nice features
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exactly what he^ said.
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Old 03-12-2007, 09:47 PM   #4
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change powersupply to Silverstone ST56ZF, get a Thermalright Ultra 120, and get some PC2-6400.
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Old 03-13-2007, 01:04 AM   #5
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OK I found this memory for $226Canadian

OCZ (OCZ2G8002GK) DDR2-800 PC2-6400 Gold XTC 2GB (2x1024MB) Dual Channel Kit

http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...80&cid=RAM.475
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Old 03-13-2007, 01:07 AM   #6
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change powersupply to Silverstone ST56ZF, get a Thermalright Ultra 120, and get some PC2-6400.
The power supply you have mentioned has only 560W and costs $150 while the OCZ 600W costs $115
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Old 03-13-2007, 01:16 AM   #7
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yes, i know that. Apparently you haven't read any reviews in choosing your parts. Only going with companies that you hear about And just go by ratings. Well you will see a huge difference here. The ripple on the OCZ GameXStreams go out of spec.
OCZ review: http://jonnyguru.com/reviews.php?pageNum_get_review=6
Silverstone review: http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=30
Also, the Corsair HX620 is a good choice too, but i prefer Etatsis over Seasonic and those two definitely over FSP.
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Old 03-18-2007, 01:35 PM   #8
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I would upgrade your ram to ddr2 800, and tuniq tower 120's are supposed to be the best I just ordered one i'll have to see how it works its supposed to be coming thursday and get some arctic silver 5. The P5B is nice I have one it has everything thats needed plenty of sata ports and some nice features
Holy S*IT!!!! That tuniq is huge!!!!!! Will it fit on my this:

http://www.directcanada.com/products...cture=GIGABYTE

I will be getting the Thermaltake VA8000 Armor Super Tower Case
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Old 03-25-2007, 12:34 PM   #9
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OK guys I made a slight change to my order. This is what I ordered:

Seasonic S12-600HT 600W ATX12V 20/24 Pin V2.0 Active PFC Power Supply Retail Box

Logitech X-540 5.1 Speaker System Black 70W RMS W/ FDD2 & Wired Remote

Thermaltake VA8000 Armor Super Tower Case Black 10X5.25 2X3.5 6X3.5INT W/ Window

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB SATA2 3GB/S 7200RPM 16MB Cache Ncq Hard Drive

Thermalright ULTRA-120 Heatpipe Cooler LGA775 S939 S940 S754 Heatsink *Fan Not Included*

Also I have got P5B Deluxe. I am thinking of getting E4300 since it can overclock very well. I will probably go with 8800GTS since I am running out of money. Now my FINAL question is what is a bang for the buck 2GB memory? I want to overclock my PC but don't want to pay too much. Somebody recommended this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231114
http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...79&cid=RAM.475

Should I buy a cheaper RAM and get 8800GTX or AWESOME ram and get 8800GTS
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I would go with best RAM over GPU. The 8 series are smoking hot already. I love it.
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