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Old May 8, 2010, 08:40 PM
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first all do a brief summary of me because this is my first post, i've been reading over your reviews and there great! especially the video ones!! i come from montreal, play sc,sc2,bfbd2,codmd2, tf2 ect...

well enough about me here are the specs for the rig all be ordering soon....

cd reader: SAMSUNG 24X DVD

cpu cooler:Noctua NH-D14

case:cooler master storm sniper black edition

mobo: ASUS Crosshair IV Formula

vid card: asus EAH5850 DirectCU TOP

Power supply:CORSAIR CMPSU-850HX 850W(modular)

proc: AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition

memory: OCZ AMD Black Edition 4GB

hd:WD VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX 600GB 10000 RPM

keyboard:Logitech G15

monitor:ASUS VH236H Black 23"

mouse: GM-M8000X

anyone have any sugestions or comments?
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Old May 8, 2010, 08:48 PM
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Noctua NH-D14 is a great cooler but if you don't plan on crazy overclocks go with a Zalman Flex or Hyper 212+. Great pick for your power supply. As for your hard drive not sure if I would go that route. And many people have had "problems" with OSZ ram. G.Skill is great and not expensive.
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Noctua NH-D14 is a great cooler but if you don't plan on crazy overclocks go with a Zalman Flex or Hyper 212+. Great pick for your power supply. As for your hard drive not sure if I would go that route. And many people have had "problems" with OSZ ram. G.Skill is great and not expensive.
yeah, the hd and memory, are temp until i will be able to put a ssd and the when the new G.skill flare will replace them eventually... but clearance might be an issue... danm those huge unneeded heat sinks but if the ocz's work well no need to worry about clearance
and the with the cpu im planning to oc it to 4ghz...
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If you do go with the Noctua NH-D14 be careful which ram you choose. You could have height clearance issues.
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Old May 9, 2010, 09:33 AM
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This is just a suggestion but the hd that you have is crazy over kill... don't get me wrong a VelociRaptor is sweet to have but the 600gb one is like $320, from my understanding you put your OS and some other minor stuff on it (games)and thats it. If you picked up the 150gb veloci and then bought a 500gb wd to toss your movies and mp3's and all that other junk on, it would leave you with enough cash to maybe upgrade that 5850 to a 5870 or to a gtx 470. just a thought..
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