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October 30, 2010, 08:53 AM
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Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Hamilton Ont
My System Specs
There are a no. of great recommendations! My suggestions are as follows.
Psu: Corsair HX 750.
Memory: Mushkin RidgeBack 998826 6-8-6-24. If that's too pricey, try 998659B.
CPU: Intel core i7 950
mobo: Aus P6X58D-E
GPU: EVGA 460 GTX. Get the EE version. If you're not familiar with this, it means
If you decide to go sli in the future, the psu has been selected with that in mind. After all, 2 of those in sli outperforms a 480.
If you use a SSD for your os, the Vertex II shines above the others.
HDD: Samsung F3 1tb or WD Black 1tb. not sure of the performance specs on the newer 2tb drives yet.
Case: Subjective choice. Lian Li is a premium selction. CoolerMaster has a no.of cases, depending on your tastes.
I'm using the HAF X. Great case with a
of usb 3 hot swappable drive bays, sata 3 ports as well. My case is not that visible so I opted for performance over looks, though it kinda grows on you after a while. That's a full size, so it may be too big 4 u.
The cpu cooler I left out. There are so many good coolers out there. I would suggest looking in the reviews thread for an idea there.
Welcome to HWC and enjoy the build with your new system!!!
My System Specs
Gigabyte 99 SOC Champion
16gb G Skills Ripjaws 3000 mhz 4x4gb quad
Plextor M6e 256gb SSD, 500gb Raptor Drive, WD 1tb Black Kingston Hyper X Predator 480gb
Corsair AX 1200i
Lian Li PC V2120
LG DVD RW/ LG Blue Ray Writer
4k 24" Dell 2414Q monitor.
Windows 7 Ult 64 bit
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