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fearm3now May 3, 2010 07:27 PM

Build Challenge
 
Hellooooo alll,/

My know it all friend thinks this is the best build for the best price, i highly doubt that. Please prove him wrong.

You guys haven't let me down before, although the amount of people on the website has sky rocketed, and the amount of people willing to give good advice down, i still believe Hardwarecanucks has quality build pro's (redundancy*)

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COOLER MASTER Storm Sniper SGC-6000-KXN1-GP Black Computer Case
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Noctua NH-U12P SE2 120mm SSO CPU Cooler - Retail
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G.SKILL PI Series 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory
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KINGWIN Lazer LZ-1000 1000W Power Supply
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-$84.00 Instant
$251.99
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LITE-ON Black BD-COMBO SATA Model ihes108-29
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D-Link DWA-556 PCI Express Xtreme Desktop Adapter
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Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB 3.5" SATA 6.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
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Monster - PowerProtect w/ Surge Protection (AV-600)
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GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R ATX Intel Motherboard
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Noctua NF-P14 FLX Case Fan
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Intel Core i7-930 2.8GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Desktop Processor
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MSI GeForce GTX 480 (Fermi) N480GTX-M2D15-B Video Card
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Logitech X-540 5.1 Speakers
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$105.99Grand Total:$2,065.87

Thanks,
Fear-

stoanee May 3, 2010 07:34 PM

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SugarJ May 3, 2010 07:40 PM

Agreed. And I'll just touch on a couple of points.

Your PSU is overkill, unless you plan to run 3 of those GPUS. It's also not a well known brand. A Seasonic or Corsair 750w/850w would be more than enough.

The D-link wireless adapter is overpriced, and your basic wireless G connection is faster than your ADSL or Cable connection to your ISP. Unless you do a lot of internal transfers on your network, you'll never see the difference.

fearm3now May 3, 2010 07:45 PM

Ahh beauty thanks for the tips boys, I can use anything you shoot at this little build :)

_dangtx_ May 3, 2010 07:53 PM

go for a nice corsair psu, 750 watter id say for the one card.

crazyhorsejohnny May 3, 2010 07:59 PM

Top of my head. Use price canada

Corsair HX850W for about $160
Zalman Flex $40 or Hyper 212+ $30
XFX 5870 $450

fishingfanatic May 3, 2010 08:51 PM

New Builds
 
Like the others have said, the Corsair at any wattage is pretty good. Myself, I just finished looking into mobos and decided on the Asus P6X58D-E. I've found some impressive reviews on this board, but it's a matter of choice. Good luck.


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