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Old February 23, 2011, 11:30 AM
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Ok so here is what it looks like so far

Intel Core i-7 1366 950
6GB Corsair Ram DD3
Asus X58 Sabertooth
fractal Designs R3 Silver
Corsair HX750 W
E-vga GTX 560 TI
OCZ 80GB Vertex (i get a deal on this and figured i could swing it)
Windows 7 X64 HP
LG Blu-ray Burner (from pervious build)
500GB Seagate Drives x2 (From Previous Build)

After taxes and such around 1450-1500 Missing anything ?
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Old February 23, 2011, 11:31 AM
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Don't bother with 1333, go with 1600Mhz, it's basically the same price. I'm selling ADATA gaming series 1600Mhz CAS9 DDR3 6GB (3x 2GB) kit for $65 shipped in my BST thread :P.

Other than that, Corsair / Gskill / Patriot / Mushkin are also good manufacturers (that I would buy)
This set is good, very popular and goes on sale often (or PM)
NCIX.com - Buy G.SKILL F3-12800CL9T-6GBNQ 6GB DDR3 3X2GB DDR3-1600 CL 9-9-9-24 Triple Channel Memory Kit - G.Skill - F3-12800CL9T-6GBNQ - in Canada
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Old February 23, 2011, 11:31 AM
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Ok so here is what it looks like so far

Intel Core i-7 1366 950
6GB Corsair Ram DD3
Asus X58 Sabertooth
fractal Designs R3 Silver
Corsair HX750 W
E-vga GTX 560 TI
OCZ 80GB Vertex (i get a deal on this and figured i could swing it)
Windows 7 X64 HP
LG Blu-ray Burner (from pervious build)
500GB Seagate Drives x2 (From Previous Build)

After taxes and such around 1450-1500 Missing anything ?
Can't go wrong with that..

But your missing a cooler.. and I hope your not going to go stock.. even a 212 would be better.
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Old February 23, 2011, 11:32 AM
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For Corsair, i'd go with the XMS3, NCIX.com - Buy Corsair XMS3 CMX6GX3M3A1600C9 6GB DDR3 3X2GB DDR3-1600 CL 9-9-9-24 Core i7 Memory Kit - Corsair - CMX6GX3M3A1600C9 - in Canada
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Old February 23, 2011, 11:34 AM
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Can't go wrong with that..

But your missing a cooler.. and I hope your not going to go stock.. even a 212 would be better.
i have one of these -> NCIX.com - Buy GELID Solutions Tranquillo LGA775/1156/1366 AM2/AM3 I7/I5/PHENOM Heatpipe Cooler PWM 120MM Fan - Gelid Solutions Ltd. - CC-TranQ-01-A - in Canada. kicking around with some AS5 for the cooling. I never use the Stock HSF since i hate the stupid little clip things.

I might go with the g.skill as there is more in stock plus their red so they must go fast right ?
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Make sure you ask for the old (34nm) version for your SSD.
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Old February 23, 2011, 12:09 PM
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ok so i pulled the trigger but needed to change the SSD as they wouldn't let me PM the CPU and get the promos which sucks but meh. so i change the ocz for a 40GB intel which should be enough for an OS. After the PM (currently pending) the total price was around 1409 taxes in with free shipping :)
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Old February 23, 2011, 12:16 PM
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ok so i pulled the trigger but needed to change the SSD as they wouldn't let me PM the CPU and get the promos which sucks but meh. so i change the ocz for a 40GB intel which should be enough for an OS. After the PM (currently pending) the total price was around 1409 taxes in with free shipping :)
Personally a 60gb or larger should be used for a OS drive. Windows 7 can take up a lot of space pretty quick.
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Old February 23, 2011, 12:27 PM
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possibly but all that's going to be onthere is the OS and page file everything else (including my documents, etc) will be elswhere either on my NAS or on the dual 500GB drives that are going into it.
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Old February 23, 2011, 12:52 PM
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Windows 7 immediately after install was 17 GB on my system. YMMV.
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