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Help me with this build before I pull the trigger


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The-Colonial

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Hey, I'm new to system building and wanted to see how the below system looks. Any and all criticism and suggestions is appreciated!
Thanks.

SAMSUNG 20X DVD±R DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-S203B - OEM
Item #: N82E16827151153
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$29.99

COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UW Black Aluminum Bezel , SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Item #: N82E16811119068
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
-$10.00 Instant
$49.99
$39.99

Western Digital Raptor WD1500ADFD 150GB 10,000 RPM Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - OEM
Item #: N82E16822136012
Return Policy: Limited 30-Day Return Policy
$169.99

Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
Item #: N82E16822148288
Return Policy: Limited 30-Day Return Policy
$119.99

ENCORE ENF656-ESW-NDPR 56Kbps Fax Modem - Retail
Item #: N82E16825180003
Return Policy: Limited 30-Day Return Policy
$5.99

XFX PVT84JYDF3 GeForce 8600GT 512MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
Item #: N82E16814150260
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$20.00 Mail-in Rebate
$129.99

ENERMAX Noisetaker II EG701AX VE(W) SFMA ATX12V Ver 2.2 600W Power Supply - Retail
Item #: N82E16817194005
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
-$10.00 Instant
$124.99
$114.99

2x Crucial Ballistix 2GB (2 x 1GB) (4GB total) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model BL2KIT12864AA1065 - Retail
Item #: N82E16820148069
Return Policy: Memory (Modules, USB) Return Policy
-$25.00 Instant
$20.00 Mail-in Rebate
$114.99
$89.99 X2 = $179.98

ASUS P5K-E LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
Item #: N82E16813131225
Return Policy: Limited 30-Day Return Policy
$144.99

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor Model BX80562Q6600 - Retail
Item #: N82E16819115017
Return Policy: Processors (CPUs) Return Policy
$277.99

Acer AL2216Wbd Black 22" 5ms DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor with HDCP support - Retail
Item #: N82E16824009094
Return Policy: [LCD] Limited Non-Refundable 30-Day Return Policy
$229.99

Microsoft Windows Vista 64-Bit Ultimate for System Builders Single Pack DVD - OEM
Item #: N82E16832116215
Return Policy: Software Return Policy
$189.99

Subtotal: $1,615.88

(lol I've already exceeded my budget by over $115.88. I might drop the monitor since I already have one)
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james_8970

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If anything drop the raptor, the Seagate 7200.11 are very good drives and are approaching the same performance level of the raptors.
I'd get a 32bit OS, but that's your call.
Get this PSU.
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817139004
Get this DVD drive
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16827129009

Just a heads up, you will only be able to apply for one rebate from Cosair for that RAM. Just to let you know, I'd suggest getting a dual core CPU and a better GPU because that graphics card will not get you anywhere for games.
James

Edited by james_8970, 08 February 2008 - 03:04 PM.

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