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Old October 6, 2008, 02:16 PM
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Check out newegg and direct canada for price matches on your parts, you may save some $.
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Old October 6, 2008, 02:22 PM
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Will you just shut up with your sticky. It's totally worthless for someone that knows the stuff.

Jeez.

The guy know what he wants, the 9800GTX+ is not a high-power graphic card and if you get some PS action going on, a Quad can be interesting. I know that both my Quads do when I play with a single 23Mb+ .RAW picture file. Yes, one of my hobbies is Digital Photography.

HX620W, 9800GTX+ are all fine; except the board and DDR3 Ram. That is too much - the DFI is recongized to have one of the best BIOSes around, if you use it. If you don't plan on oc'ing, get some other board... X48 DDR2, for example.

Unless you really want a DFI + DDR3.
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Old October 6, 2008, 02:29 PM
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You arent overclocking? Then definitely buy a cheaper DDR3 board and not a $350 DFI which is meant for hard core ocing. Gigabyte GA-EP45T-DS3R is like $150..
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Old October 6, 2008, 02:33 PM
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Answered sticky questions in first post!!!!

Edit: Yes overclocking , air cooling only, no $$$ for water :(
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Old October 6, 2008, 02:36 PM
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Overclock? Then you'd better add a good HSF to that list... and good luck with the DFI!
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Old October 6, 2008, 02:40 PM
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NCIX.com - Buy Zalman CNPS9700NT Copper CPU Heatsink 110MM Fan LGA775 AM2 S939 1250-2800RPM 19.5-35DBA Green LED - CNPS9700-NT In Canada. Zalman CNPS9700NT - Previously owned the 9500NT model for the noise/cooling I found it to be the best , any other suggestions?
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Old October 6, 2008, 02:41 PM
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Yah, read the air cooler rundown in the review section and you will quickly see which HS are the best. This is about all u need to know, AkG does all the work for u:

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Old October 6, 2008, 02:46 PM
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Oh thanks for that :) *runs off to find reviews on Vendetta 2*
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Old October 6, 2008, 02:47 PM
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Benq FP241W is a great IPS/PVA panel. Forget which one, but it is NOT TN. Its a fantastic screen and has a fantastic stand. BenQ FP241W LCD Monitor, FP241W, FrontierPC.com Canada

Dont look at the regular price, I can get you a deal.... Stock will be hard to come by though...
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Old October 6, 2008, 02:48 PM
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Vendetta 2 is excellent.
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Coolermaster ATCS 840 w Window panel
MSI Z77A-GD65
Intel i7 3770K @ 4.6GHZ 1.28v
Galaxy GTX 680 @ 1241MHZ
8GB Mushkin Blackline 1600MHZ 9-9-9-24 1.5v
Asus Xonar Essence STX
OCZ Z-Series GOLD 850W
2 x 128GB Corsair Force GT SATA3 SSD RAID0 :)
Acheiva Shimian Q270 Lite 2560x1440

Benq W500 Pojector.

Watercooling:
EK Supreme HF, EK FC GTX 680 Block, MCR320+Gelid Silent 12 Push/Pull, DD Pump, EK Multioption 100ml Res, EK Coolstream XT 220 RAD Gelid Wings Push/Pull.
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