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Old April 1, 2011, 08:50 AM
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and with the hr-02,youll see it performing better when air can travel up along the fins vs horizontally if there is no other source of air flow..:)
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Old April 4, 2011, 05:58 AM
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Also, are you going to be using the onboard graphics or buying a separate GPU?
Separate; GF 8600 GT 512 MB. Mixed recomendations with the cooling, as it feels now the first things are nearest.
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Old April 4, 2011, 06:36 AM
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Ft02 is a nice case but the new Fractal Design Define XL Full Tower case is newer and $100 cheaper.
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Old April 6, 2011, 06:50 AM
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Thanks. Planned keeping my GF 8600 GT 512 MB but it becomes to warm, any suggestions on a new card for Cs5 and video-editing?
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Old April 6, 2011, 06:55 AM
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NCIX.com - Buy Zotac GeForce GTX 560 Ti 822MHZ 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI Mini-HDMI DisplayPort DX11 PCI-E Video Card - Zotac - ZT-50301-10M - in Canada

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Old April 28, 2011, 09:11 AM
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Waiting for a 2.5 "OCZ Vertex 3 solid-state drive and saw that where one what looks to be the same and 3.5" instead - what is exactly the difference? Net2World - 3.5" Solid State

And choosing between the graphics cards ATI HD5450 ATI HD5670. The latest costs twice as much, gets warmer and is closer gaming, which I never do. At the same time maybe it gives me better picture quality in still image o movies? So is it worth the money and do I get better image quality on a 24 "screen with the more expensive one?

And is it recommended to buy more memory for more speed in the package below? My computer-time is mostly regular web and some sound-editing and Cs5 work.

Fractal Design Define R3 with Fractal Design 650W
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Old April 28, 2011, 10:09 AM
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the revo is PCIE device, different beats than a SSD.

for the GPU, 5450 is more than enough for surfibng/watching movies. I do it on 7200 GS and it is enough, barely, but enough.
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I am curious as to why you chose a P67 board which does not match with your needs. Unless you intend to overclock a H67 board with a Core i5 2500/2500K would have been a better choice. Not to mention that with a H67 board you could use the IGP instead of getting a discrete GPU and saving a few bucks there.

That is not a 3.5" SSD, it is categorized in the wrong section. It is an OCZ Revo Drive that slots into your PCI slot and cost way more than an average SSD would because of the higher speed advantage. Yes your rig could use another 4GB stick if your Photoshop work has a lot of layers to work with. Anyways 8GB is pretty standard these days due to the cheap price.
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Given the current RAM prices and your intended use, I don't see the point in not buying 2x4gb.
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Thanks for answers, no news about the ssd yet and the other things is just what Ive been recommended.

About the memory, is this a good choice?

Net2World - G.Skill Ripjaws DDR3 PC10666/1333MHz CL9 2x4GB (F3-10666CL9D-8GBRL)
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