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Old September 4, 2008, 11:22 AM
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OK, so the updated list so far looks like this:

Case - SilverStone TJ09 Black W/Clear Side
Here's a more in depth look at the case

PSU - BFG ES800 800W
(I honestly believe that the Corsair PSU's are the best bang for your buck, but the thought of those hideous stickers they plaster on their PSU's makes me want to gag. And with my case choice, I'd have to stare at it all the time.)

MB Foxconn X38A ATX LGA775 Crossfire
(I looked in to this MB and it's competition quite a bit. I'm not set in stone on this choice, but I'm really not seeing much out there that gives the same performance and features as this board for even remotely the same price.)
CPU - Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83GHZ Yorkfield 1333FSB 12MB
Or - Intel Core 2 Dual E8400 3.0GHZ Wolfdale 1333FSB 6MB
(I'm still looking at the cost vs performance between the dual and quad CPU's.)

Video 2x Sapphire radeon HD4850 512MB
(I looked at 2x HD4870's and the 4870X2. There's no denying they're better performing, of course. But I can't seem to justify spending an extra $200 when 2x HD4850's have no problems crushing everything I could throw at them.)

RAM Mushkin Ascent PC2-8500 2X2GB DDR2-1066 4GB Kit

HDD 2x Seagate Barracuda 640GB 7200RPM SATA II 32MB CACHE

Optical Drive - LG GH22NS30 Black SATA
(Chosen almost purely on drive volume, so if anyone knows of a good deal on a silent drive, let me know.)

Cooling

CPU HS - Thermalright ULTRA-120 Extreme Black Ed.

Fans - I'm looking for fans of various sizes for the case, CPU-HS, etc.. They must be either black, or have red LED's. (Or interchangeable LED's that I could swap red ones in for.)

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