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Old March 16, 2007, 06:46 PM
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Case Antec p180 $141

Mobo Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3 $161

Mobo Asus P5N-E Sli Nforce 650I $156

Mobo Asus p5b deluxe $240

Mobo EVGA Nforce 680I SLI $262

PSU OCZ GameXStream 600W $110

RAM OCZ Platinum PC6400 4-4-4-15 $195

RAM Patriot Extreme Performance 2GB 2X1GB PC2-6400 DDR2-800 CL5-5-5-12 $210

RAM Mushkin XP2 PC2-6400 2GB 2X1GB DDR2-800 CL 4-4-3-10 $294

RAM G.SKILL F2-6400PHU2-2GBHZ PC2-6400 2GB 2X1GB DDR2-800 CL4-4-4-12 $297

H.D. Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB $99

GPU EVGA 8800 GTS 640MB $440

CPU Intel Core 2 Duo e6300 $224

Make sure when choosing RAM that you check for compatibility with your motherboard.

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Old March 16, 2007, 06:53 PM
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Ugh....get that P180 out of there.
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Old March 16, 2007, 07:03 PM
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I expected you to kybosh the ocz psu too-

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What, no memory?
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Old March 16, 2007, 10:26 PM
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I expected you to kybosh the ocz psu too-
Nah...for $110 the GameXstream 600W is the best PSU for the money without a doubt.
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Old March 16, 2007, 11:55 PM
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I thought i did put memory in- it's there now- ocz platinum- not the fastest but the best for the dough
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Add some Ram kit using Micron D9s that can Oc like and we're all gonna be happy
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