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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Vagabundo, Sep 24, 2008.

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  1. Vagabundo

    Vagabundo Thread Starter

    Apr 19, 2007
    What do you think?

    CPU Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz $189
    CPU Fan ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro $32
    Motherboard MSI P7N SLI Platinum LGA 775 $129
    RAM Kingston HyperX 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 $78
    Graphics EVGA 896-P3-1265-AR GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 $299
    Hard Drive Western Digital Caviar 640GB $85
    Power Supply FSP Group FX700-GLN $80
    Case hermaltake Armor Series VA8003BWS Black Full Tower $130
  2. Alex Ethridge

    Alex Ethridge

    Apr 10, 2000
    I'm thinkin' Arby's.

    Got a specific question?
  3. Vagabundo

    Vagabundo Thread Starter

    Apr 19, 2007
    I wanted to know if this would be a good build?Should I replace some of the parts with other model or brand?
    Sorry for not being specific.
  4. BG-0


    Dec 31, 1969
    Well. Only thing to come to my mind, don't waste your money and the quality you get for the money on SLI, if you're not exactly sure you will get another GFX within a year or so.

    EDIT: Cheaper, and I think better RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145194
    By raw specs(dbl the cache mem.) better HDD cheaper: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152134
    If you like LEDs, here's a PSU with exactly same amperages @ 12V: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341002 (same price too)

    EDIT#2: Which is cooler, TT Armor, or Antec 1200? Your decicion. 1200's a bit more expensive, but has free shipping. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129043
    Then there's also the 900. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129021 It's cheaper, and quite much equally good-looking. It's a bit smaller. Mid tower. Almost full tower still.
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