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# 37556 15-Jul-2009 11:49
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BUILD NUMBER 1 


Intel Core i7 920, 2.66 GHz, 4.8 GT/sec QPI, 8MB Cache, Socket LGA1366.
ASUS P6T SE Motherboard 
Corsair TR3X3G1600C8D 3GB (3x1GB) DDR3 
Seagate 500GB HD 3.5" 7200rpm 16M SATAII Hard Drive
Zotac GTX295 1792MB DDR3 896bit GRID inc
Corsair TX-750 750W Power Supply 
CoolerMaster HAF 922 Case 
Corsair M64 SSD 
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium FATAL1TY Pro PCIe
Noctua NH-U12P CPU Cooler


BUILD NUMBER 2


Silverstone Strider ST75F 750W Modular Plug Power Supply Retail 
COOLER MASTER HAF 932 RC-932-KKN1-GP Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case Retail 
INTEL CORE i7 920 "NEHALEM" SLBEJ D0 Quad Core 2.66GHZ PROCESSOR SOCKET LGA1366 8MB L3 CACHE 
G.SKILL Trident 6GB Tri-Channel kit (2GB x 3) DDR3-2000 (PC-16000) CL9-9-9-24 MEMORY RETAIL F3-16000CL9T-6GBTD
XFX GX-260N-ADEF Geforce GTX 260 Extreme EDITION 216 Core 896MB GDDR3 DUAL DVI SLI DX10 PCI-EXPRESS 2.0 x16 Video Card 
AuzenTech X-Fi Forte 7.1 Low Profile PCI Express Sound Card Western Digital WD5000AADS Caviar SE 500GB SATA II 7200RPM 32MB Cache GREEN POWER EDITION 
Samsung SH-S223 Black 22X SATA Dual Layer Super WriteMaster SpeedPlus DVDRW OEM 


Which do you guys think is better?

Both around the same price.

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  # 235586 15-Jul-2009 12:10
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Does the first option have an optical drive?

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  # 235589 15-Jul-2009 12:18
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The first one has a quality SSD drive for the OS, a higher spec video card and aftermarket cpu cooler seems significantly better but doesn't include a DVD or BlueRay drive.

Neither build includes LCD, Keyboard and Mouse, are you resuing those from a previous machine?






 
 
 
 




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  # 235665 15-Jul-2009 14:20
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Ragnor: The first one has a quality SSD drive for the OS, a higher spec video card and aftermarket cpu cooler seems significantly better but doesn't include a DVD or BlueRay drive.

Neither build includes LCD, Keyboard and Mouse, are you resuing those from a previous machine?





Yea i am able to get them for free.
And yea i know about the DVD Drive gotta include one.


So would you perfer the first one?

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  # 235676 15-Jul-2009 14:37
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I'd go for the first one. It has less RAM, but thats not a major to upgrade. Its got a grunty vid card, good power supply, SSD and excellent sound card (if you're into that sort of this)

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