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Old April 23, 2010, 08:18 PM
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Alright, I have my final build ready.

These are my last questions:
  • Is everything here compatible?
  • Will the PSU support everything here?
  • If I did ever Crossfire another 5770, would the PSU still support it?
  • Is everything I have picked out looking good for the price?
  • Do you feel I need to know anything before I purchase this build?

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FINAL BUILD:
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Motherboard:
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Gigabyte P55-USB3 ATX LGA1156 P55 DDR3 2PCI-E16 3PCI SATA2 Sound GBLAN USB3.0 CrossFireX Motherboard
NCIX.com - Buy Gigabyte P55-USB3 ATX LGA1156 P55 DDR3 2PCI-E16 3PCI SATA2 Sound GBLAN USB3.0 CrossFireX Motherboard - GA-P55-USB3 In Canada.

GPU:
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XFX Radeon HD 5770 850MHZ 1GB 4.8GHZ GDDR5 2XDVI HDMI Display Port DIRECTX11 PCI-E Video CARD
NCIX.com - Buy XFX Radeon HD 5770 850MHZ 1GB 4.8GHZ GDDR5 2XDVI HDMI Display Port DIRECTX11 PCI-E Video CARD- - HD577AZNFC In Canada.

CPU:
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Intel Core i5 750 Quad Core Processor Lynnfield LGA1156 2.66GHZ 8MB Cache Retail Box
NCIX.com - Buy Intel Core i5 750 Quad Core Processor Lynnfield LGA1156 2.66GHZ 8MB Cache Retail Box - BX80605I5750 In Canada.

HDD:
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Western Digital WD1001FALS Caviar Black 1TB SATA2 7200RPM 4.2MS 32MB 3.5IN Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM
NCIX.com - Buy Western Digital WD1001FALS Caviar Black 1TB SATA2 7200RPM 4.2MS 32MB 3.5IN Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM - WD1001FALS In Canada.

RAM:
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G.SKILL F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL Ripjaws PC3-12800 4GB 2X2GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Core i5 1.5V Memory Kit
NCIX.com - Buy G.SKILL F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL Ripjaws PC3-12800 4GB 2X2GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Core i5 1.5V Memory Kit - F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL In Canada.

Case:
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Coolermaster Storm Sniper Black Edition Mid Tower ATX Case Black 5X5.25 5X3.5INT 1X2.5 No PSU
NCIX.com - Buy Coolermaster Storm Sniper Black Edition Mid Tower ATX Case Black 5X5.25 5X3.5INT 1X2.5 No PSU - SGC-6000-KXN1-GP In Canada.

PSU:
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OCZ Z-SERIES 650W 80+ Silver Certified 24PIN ATX 12V Afc Power Supply W/ 120MM Fan
NCIX.com - Buy OCZ Z-SERIES 650W 80+ Silver Certified 24PIN ATX 12V Afc Power Supply W/ 120MM Fan - OCZZ650 In Canada.

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YOUR TOTAL $1,011.93 CAD (Before tax & shipping)
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I appreciate all responses guys, glad to finally get my parts all together, just looking for any last words before I buy it.


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Old April 23, 2010, 09:13 PM
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Old April 23, 2010, 09:19 PM
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Price Match it down, save 80$

will take you 5 mins to set up the price match, 80$ isn't nothing in my book brings down the total to 933.93 on my screen
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Old April 23, 2010, 09:21 PM
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Use price match to save more =)
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Old April 23, 2010, 09:38 PM
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The thing about price matching is, I will have to purchase from different sites, NCIX offers a PC building service for $50, and since this is my first build, I really just want it done right with no mistakes.

I was recommended the PSU in the original post in another thread on this forum, I guess I will take your word and switch it up, but would you mind telling me the main differences in the PSU in my post, and the ones in your post? I see that mine has a higher wattage then one of them, but I know there are other factors, thanks.

Also, keep in mind I want a PSU that supports Crossfire in the future.

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The thing about price matching is, I will have to purchase from different sites, NCIX offers a PC building service for $50, and since this is my first build, I really just want it done right with no mistakes.



I was recommended the PSU in the original post in another thread on this forum, I guess I will take your word and switch it up, but would you mind telling me the main differences in the PSU in my post, and the ones in your post? I see that mine has a higher wattage, but I know there are other factors, thanks.
Dude that's not what pricematching is. All your parts still get bought by NCIX but you quote the best price. Use price canada . It's very rare that NCIX rejects a pricematch.

As for your power supply its not all about the most wattage. You want quality. Good brands are Seasonic, Corsair, Silverstone and a few others. For power supply pretty much anything except OCZ.
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The thing about price matching is, I will have to purchase from different sites, NCIX offers a PC building service for $50, and since this is my first build, I really just want it done right with no mistakes.
Price matching means NCIX will sell you the PSU for the same price Newegg is asking for it. You still get it from NCIX, but you save money since you pay the lower price.
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I was recommended the PSU in the original post in another thread on this forum, I guess I will take your word and switch it up, but would you mind telling me the main differences in the PSU in my post, and the ones in your post? I see that mine has a higher wattage then one of them, but I know there are other factors, thanks.
The OCZ PSU you had picked out is manufactured by a company called FSP and uses their Epsilon platform, which is not very good. Many Epsilon units tend to produce out of spec ripple at higher loads, and their voltage regulation is also mediocre. The PSUs I recommended to you are higher-quality and will perform better in general.
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Also, keep in mind I want a PSU that supports Crossfire in the future.
If you plan on getting a second 5770, then I would recommend a 750W PSU instead. However, I can tell you that although right now you might be planning to get a second 5770 in the future, chances are it's not going to actually play out that way. Make up your mind for sure and decide what your PSU needs are, and if you want something bigger, I'll give you some suggestions.
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Lots of people don't realize that power supply is in many ways the most important thing in your build. Often people will go nuts on a case than take a less than stellar power supply. Follow Zero's advice, he knows a thing or two when it comes to PS.
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650W is good for 2 X 5770
I just bought the XFX
NCIX.com - Buy XFX 650W XXX Edition Single Rail Modular ATX 12V 52A 24PIN ATX Power Supply 80PLUS Bronze - P1650XCAG9 In Canada.
also suggest since they all one special this week
NCIX.com - Buy Antec Truepower New 650W Modular Power Supply ATX12V V2.3 Active PFC 80 Plus SLI Ready 120MM PWM Fan - TP-650 In Canada.
Corsair TX650W 750W is very quiet and good, too. HX650W got 7 years warranty but more expensive.

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