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Old September 29, 2007, 01:01 PM
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As you all know I have decided to upgrade and jump camps from AMD to Intel. This project was going to be a $300 Overclocker but I have decided to put a bit more money into it.

Motherboard: Asus P5K-E/WIFI-AP - $171.72
Processor: Intel C2D E4500 - $156.00
Memory: Mushkin HP2 PC2-6400 DDR2-800 4-4-4-12 - $89.99 - bought
CPU Cooler: Arctic Freezer 7 - $21.47
Memory Cooler: OCZ Active Memory Cooler - $19.01
Optical Drive: LG 18X Dual Layer DVD±RW SATA - $32.40

I am unsure of the PSU. Let me know if there is a better for around the same price.
Power Supply: OCZ Stealth Xtreme 600 Watt - $68.65

Total: $559.24

Parts I already have:
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon X1600 XT 256MB GDDR3 PCI-E
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 250GB 7200rpm SATAII
Case: Raidmax Xforce Mid Tower
Cooling: 2x120mm and 1x80mm Antec TriCool
Here is a better deal on the e4500
Intel Core2 Duo E4500 Processor - 2.20GHz, 2MB Cache, 800MHz FSB, Allendale, OEM, Socket 775, HH80557PG0492M, Processor in Canada at TigerDirect.ca
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Old September 29, 2007, 01:22 PM
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That is a good deal.
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Old September 30, 2007, 10:04 AM
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Depending if it fits I will probably get the Scythe Ninja Plus Rev. B - $35.73 at Direct Canada.
that thing looks big.
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Old October 4, 2007, 11:53 AM
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I just ordered my parts this morning. I love when NCIX has sales and everything I want is on sale

Here is what I ordered.

Intel Pentium Dual Core E2180 Dual Core Processor LGA775 2.0GHZ 800FSB 1MB Retail Box - $99.98
Corsair VX550W 550W ATX 12V 41A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 120MM Fan - $89.99
Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L ATX LGA775 P35 1333FSB 1PCI-E16 3PCI-E1 3PCI SATA2 Sound GBLAN Motherboard - $97.99
Scythe Ninja Plus REV.B Heatpipe Fanless Heatsink AM2 LGA775 S478 S754 S939 W/ 120MM Fan Adjuster - $32.99
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