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Old July 24, 2008, 05:27 PM
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Yeah, actually tiger was cheaper for the e2180. my budget for a case & psu is 150$. So you could imagine what i was thinking when I saw the deal there >.>
Have any suggestions for a new case and psu? im gonna look for 1 myself... So thanks for the help, I guess I really should put life infront of value lol.
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Old July 24, 2008, 05:32 PM
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E2160 will overclock a little better. Centurion 590 and Corsair 450VX will be about $155. get a $15 rebate on the Corsair Power Supply.

I like the Centurion 590 over the 690, it doesn't have a reset button or eSATA port but it doesn't have a front intake problem like the 690. The Power Supply is the most important component but you don't want to buy a cheap case that has no flexibility or cooling.

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Old July 24, 2008, 06:26 PM
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Decided to go w/ masscool, il take the risk, took your advice for the psu tho, think its ok at least?

Edit: Its e2160, too yur advice :)
edit2...: Im gonna just stick w/ the e2180. Im not gonna oc it over 3ghz...so im not gonna worry so much about it.

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Old July 24, 2008, 06:42 PM
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Apevia Cases are horrible. never even heard of that heatsink but judging by comments from other sites it's not very good. go with the Arctic Freezer Pro it's cheaper. the Ultra Power Supply is probably built by Wintech, won't know unless I can find a review.

the Hiper 580 Watt Model at NCIX is only $76 and it's manufactured by CWT.

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Old July 24, 2008, 06:50 PM
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k, ditched the Apevia case. Got the Cooler Master Elite 330 along w. the Artic Freezer Pro from direct canada. I looked at a review and a bunch of customer reviews on the psu, looks pretty stable imo.

btw, if I decide to get that psu (the 1 you suggested), will i have adequate power to support crossfire and max ram?

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I'd go with this PSU: http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...y&promoid=1015

Same price as the Corsair and it's 600W instead. Though the rebate on it is worth more so it's cheaper eventually.

And just order everything from NCIX and use the Price Match button near the bottom of the Cart page. Saves on shipping costs and there's the $5.99 promo right now.
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So, total price is 750$ shipped, I have 100$ spare to buy parts, any suggestions?
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Old July 24, 2008, 07:51 PM
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the Corsair Power Supply is way better than the OCZ which is manufactured by Fortron. the Hiper is an excellent choice.

Mouse, Surface, Thermal Paste, Case Fans, Headset?

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Done. Took the Corsair TX650W 650W Psu, just for xtra juice. 80$ left >.>
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drop the Elite 330 for the 590, drop the Segate Barracuda for this this little faster, if you want to shed some more money for peripherals drop down to a GA-P35-DS3L you lose Crossfire but SLI scales better anyways.

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