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Topic # 67674 6-Sep-2010 19:14
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Hi so I am building a new PC here are the components i wish to use.

Case: Antec Three Hundred
Ram: Corsair XMS3 DHX TwinX DDR3 PC10666/1333mhz CL9 2x2GB
Graphics: Sapphire Radeon 5750 1GB
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA P55A UD4P
Proccessor: Intel Core i5 750 Quad
Moniter: AOC 2236Vw
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar blue WD5000AAKS 16mb 500gb
Power Supply: Corsair CMPSU 520HX 520w
Windows 7 Home Premium

Please let me know what you think?

Cheers





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  Reply # 377248 6-Sep-2010 19:52
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Personally I would spend the money for the black hard disks, disks are your biggest bottleneck

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  Reply # 377253 6-Sep-2010 19:58
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Nice solid system. Good gaming rig for the price. Are you getting 64 bit win 7 ? If you are you can pile in more memory but you may not notice the difference unless you are doing some heavy duty processing.

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  Reply # 377261 6-Sep-2010 20:31
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networkn: Personally I would spend the money for the black hard disks, disks are your biggest bottleneck


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or even a solid state drive!




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  Reply # 377272 6-Sep-2010 20:58
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Solid state would be nice but not at current price points. Give another 5 years I hope they will be affordable. They certainly are much faster.

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  Reply # 377280 6-Sep-2010 21:23
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Samsung Spinpoint F3 is probably the best drive to get for 7200rpm.

Whats your budget that you're working to, or how much are have you quoted up for these specs? (ie where are you planning on buying from?)



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  Reply # 377281 6-Sep-2010 21:23
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bongojona: Nice solid system. Good gaming rig for the price. Are you getting 64 bit win 7 ? If you are you can pile in more memory but you may not notice the difference unless you are doing some heavy duty processing.


Yes 64-bit windows 7 



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  Reply # 377282 6-Sep-2010 21:25
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eXDee: Samsung Spinpoint F3 is probably the best drive to get for 7200rpm.

Whats your budget that you're working to, or how much are have you quoted up for these specs? (ie where are you planning on buying from?)

around 13 - 1500 dollars  i had been on pricespy and written down how much each part was and it came out at around $1500 odd

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  Reply # 377299 6-Sep-2010 22:19
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I noticed that you are getting a card from AMD, 5750 and a intel CPU. You would save $50 if you bought an AMD 965 3.4Ghz. You would have an extra $50 for a better graphics card, which is about the difference between the 5750 and 5770.



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  Reply # 377305 6-Sep-2010 22:28
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Thanks for pointing that out jamezb3 its a bit too late now as i have the motherboard alreadySmile



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  Reply # 377966 8-Sep-2010 18:59
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Does anyone think that this power supply would be good for my system above?

Antec Neo Eco 520C 520W

as its $50 cheaper or should i stick with the corsair?

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