my new build

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  1. TXLBS

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    raptor FTL, WD FTL, antec FTL

    7200.11 seagate HDD ftw, corsair/pc p&c for PSU
     
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    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Good stuff. I would say that unless you are going to be doing a lot of video/audio
    rendering/editing, that you would be better off with the E8400 by a wide margin.

    Also, the stock Intel coolers work quite well. Mainly because the new Intel cpu's run so cool to begin with, that I would run the stock cooler first to see what temps you're going to get.
    With that Antec Nine Hundred case, you're going to have massive airflow, and probably won't need anything fancy.

    Oh, and the Raptors are not the fastest consumer drives anymore.

    Best to get a big Seagate or even the Samsung 1tb drive (EXTREMELY FAST).
     
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    ugly case, great airflow
    what's that rosewill sata cable for? that gigabyte mobo comes with cables.
    good mobo, no firewire though
    great vid card
    shitty PSU
    good cpu, consider E8400
    good ram, consider 2x2GB depending on your OS
    WD raptors are good, but a waste of money
    why do you want an IDE WD 500 hdd?
    i have the G15, love it. make sure you have space, its big.
    acer :greddy:
    ok dvd burner
    ok sound card
    don't bother with AS5. the Freezer 7 pro comes pre-applied with MX-1 or MX-2 paste,... which are better than AS5.
    good cooler
    meh speakers
     
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    keyboard was very "meh" for the price. Stick to a $50 apple kb.

    ditch the sata cable
    swap mobo for intel if you want reliability

    uber-shitty psu. go sparkle/fortron/corsair/pcp&c

    gskill memory for massive failure. Get corsair, mushkin, or ocz for maximum justice.

    raptor hd == too much money for not much gain

    ide hd == aids

    dvd drive is shitty. get lite-on for value, or plextor for "ultimate".

    shitty sound card. stick with onboard or go big with m-audio or mackie.

    artic silver == waste of money, and possible fried components.

    either stick with stock hsf or go zalman or thermalright xp120.

    speakers are rediculously overpriced for how shitty they are. logitec is so crappy. boomy bass, and harsh highs from shitty speakers and plastic enclosures. Get a HTIAB or some studio monitors
     

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