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Old September 11, 2008, 09:04 PM
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hey guys, im new to this and i just wanted everyone to evaluate my rig and get some feedback?

rig is in my sig.
getting a little sick of antec 900, want to get 1200 ...or maybe another case; i heard some company came out with one that has an AC unit eh..hmm either way tryna spend maybe...400 around? for new case? antec 900..i got the old version with no cable mangement on back of mobo side of the case...
wanting to OC but need some real help, especially cause i guess my parts are fairly new? built it in july this year.
was planning to buy the scythe 120mm case fan that supposedly runs like a vaccum cleaner lol.
note: i dont mind noise, i usually have music on..loud lol.
Someone told me to get the Vendetta 2 or the xigmatek? for my cpu? i was planning to get the zalman 9800nt for my cpu and 2 zalman 1000's for my gpus, but what do you guys think? are pny cards worth spending $200 to get aftermarket parts?
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HDD:150GB Raptor,WD500GB,WD1TB BLACK
MOBO:Asus Striker 2 Formula
RAM:OCZ HPC REAPER 4GB 1066mhz pc2-8500 (5-5-5-15)@2.2v
PSU:CORSAIR 750W
CASE:Silvertstone TJ07
SOUND:Auzentech X-Fi Prelude
Keyboard:Logitech G15 V2
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Case Cooling:2x92mm exhaust,2x120mm exhaust, 2x120mm Ultra Kaze(3000RPM)intake.
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Old September 11, 2008, 10:02 PM
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Hello and welcome to the forum so this is your rig:

CPU:E8400 @ 3.00GHZ(stock)
GPU:2-way SLI PNY 8800GTS
HDD:WD 500 GB, MAXTOR 320 GB
MOBO:Asus Striker 2 Formula
RAM:PATRIOT VIPER DDR2 4GB
PSU:CORSAIR 750W
CASE:Antec 900
SOUND:SupremeFX
Keyboard:Logitech G15 V2
Mouse:Razer DeathAdder

Looks good a lot of experienced members have given their vote on the the Vendetta 2 it seems to be a good performer.

I love Zalmans even though they are pricey i love them i still have my trusty VF-900 which gave me solid numbers if you are still interested in getting the Zalman 1000's as im probably sure many members will suggest other aftermarket coolers that might perform better i have only had hands on experience with Zalman coolers. I know a place to get them cheaper there is a Zalman worker who seels Refurbs from the company with warranty from Zalman his name is refurbdoc on ebay i can give you the link i have bought several coolers from him and he still has 100% feed back i bought several cpu coolers and gpu coolers currently the 1000 is at 2 dollars but theres 2 days left on the auction. Its pretty much the cheapest place you can get Zalman stuff.
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Old September 11, 2008, 11:28 PM
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check the b&s in a day or two.. might be a thing or two i'm selling ;)
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Old September 12, 2008, 07:44 AM
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Hello and welcome to the forum so this is your rig:

CPU:E8400 @ 3.00GHZ(stock)
GPU:2-way SLI PNY 8800GTS
HDD:WD 500 GB, MAXTOR 320 GB
MOBO:Asus Striker 2 Formula
RAM:PATRIOT VIPER DDR2 4GB
PSU:CORSAIR 750W
CASE:Antec 900
SOUND:SupremeFX
Keyboard:Logitech G15 V2
Mouse:Razer DeathAdder

Looks good a lot of experienced members have given their vote on the the Vendetta 2 it seems to be a good performer.

I love Zalmans even though they are pricey i love them i still have my trusty VF-900 which gave me solid numbers if you are still interested in getting the Zalman 1000's as im probably sure many members will suggest other aftermarket coolers that might perform better i have only had hands on experience with Zalman coolers. I know a place to get them cheaper there is a Zalman worker who seels Refurbs from the company with warranty from Zalman his name is refurbdoc on ebay i can give you the link i have bought several coolers from him and he still has 100% feed back i bought several cpu coolers and gpu coolers currently the 1000 is at 2 dollars but theres 2 days left on the auction. Its pretty much the cheapest place you can get Zalman stuff.
oh yeah? that sounds really good thanks!
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HDD:150GB Raptor,WD500GB,WD1TB BLACK
MOBO:Asus Striker 2 Formula
RAM:OCZ HPC REAPER 4GB 1066mhz pc2-8500 (5-5-5-15)@2.2v
PSU:CORSAIR 750W
CASE:Silvertstone TJ07
SOUND:Auzentech X-Fi Prelude
Keyboard:Logitech G15 V2
Mouse:Razer DeathAdder
Case Cooling:2x92mm exhaust,2x120mm exhaust, 2x120mm Ultra Kaze(3000RPM)intake.
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Old September 13, 2008, 12:40 AM
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Old September 13, 2008, 01:14 PM
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check the b&s in a day or two.. might be a thing or two i'm selling ;)
anychance you have 4GB Kit of ram fore sale? im looking at these Buy G.SKILL F2-8000CL5D-4GBPQ PC2-8000 4GB 2X2GB DDR2-1000 CL5-5-5-15 240PIN Dual Channel Memory Kit for the board i purchased from you and my e8400.
but if your upgrading maybe you want to sell your used kit?
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Old September 13, 2008, 02:48 PM
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Ram, ---------------.Micron -------> Kingston
mobo. Gigabyte or Asus x48
Personally, I would change them.
But, thats my personal eponion.
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Old September 13, 2008, 09:22 PM
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Check B&S, I have a 2x2GB set of Crucial Ballistix Tracers for $50 - DDR2 @ 800 Mhz, very tight timings 4-4-4-12 @1T Command Rate. Ran through Memtest86 with no problems at all. They do get a little warm with the LED lights, but proved to be very good Memory.
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Old September 13, 2008, 09:23 PM
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Sorry, should have read 2x1GB (2GB total)
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