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Old January 30, 2010, 04:57 PM
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My main question is why you're not building it yourself. It seems like you've got a pretty solid grasp of computers, and even if you've never put one together, you've got the parts list, which is about 3/4 of the battle. Once you've got that, building it is easy.

Anyway, assuming free-reign over parts, here are some changes I'd make:
1 x Intel Core i7 920 Quad Core Processor LGA1366 2.66GHZ Bloomfield 8MB 4.8GT/S
1 x Hyper 212 Plus (if you want something good and cheap) or Zalman Flex / Titan Fenrir (if you want something better but more expensive)
1 x EVGA X58 SLI LE ATX LGA1366 DDR3 4PCIE-16 PCI-E1 1PCI SATA2 Sound Dual GBLAN 1394 Motherboard
1 x Whatever cheap 6GB DDR3 1600MHz you can find. RAM speed has little impact on real-world performance.
1 x Radeon HD 5850; the price difference for the 5870 isn't really justified IMO.
1 x NZXT Tempest EVO, NZXT Lexa S, CM 690 II, CM Storm Scout, CM HAF 932, those are some solid cases in the same price range. I'm not a big fan of the 900 2 (Got the 900 original and regret it very much).
1 x Corsair TX750 (you can run 2 5870s (if you still decide to go with it) on a 750W PSU, there's not much reason to go with the 850.
1 x Samsung LS24TWQSUV/ZC T240 24IN Widescreen LCD Monitor 1920X1200 20000:1DC 5ms DVI VGA HDMI HDCP
1 x Western Digital WD1001FALS Caviar Black 1TB SATA2 7200RPM 4.2MS 32MB 3.5IN Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM
1 x Samsung SH-S223C 22X DVD Writer SATA Black OEM

Otherwise it looks really good.

Also, yes, this is very much so an OC setup. It would be a crime to run stock speeds, especially with the cooler you have (or the ones I recommend).
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