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My i5 Gaming build

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(Some links are to Newegg to display the item that I ordered, even though I ordered it through TD at a better price, unable to link items from TD that are listed out of stock because they don't show up in their product list)

CPU - Intel Core i5 750 BX80605I5750 Processor - 2.66GHz, LGA 1156, 8MB L3 Cache, Quad-Core, Lynnfield, Retail
189.99 From TigerDirect w/ Free Shipping

MoBo - ASUS P7P55D LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard
149.99 From Newegg w/ Free Shipping

PSU - Ultra X3 ULT40073 600-Watt Power Supply - ATX, SATA-Ready, PCI-E Ready, Energy Efficient, Modular, Lifetime Warranty
79.99 From TigerDirect w/ Free Shipping

RAM - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666)
94.99 From Newegg w/ Free Shipping

CASE - Cooler Master 690
69.99 From TigerDirect w/ Free Shipping

- WD Caviar Blue 500GB Serial ATA HD 7200/16MB/SATA-3G
54.99 From TigerDirect w/ Free Shipping

GPU - XFX Radeon HD 5850
309.99 From Newegg (Free shipping N/A from Newegg on this product, When available, ordering from TD for free shipping)

DVD/CD - Plextor PX-880SA DVD/CD Super Multi Writer - DVD+R 24X, DVD+RW 8X, DVD-RW 6X, DVD-RAM 12X, CD-R 48X, CD-RW 32X, SATA, Lightscribe
49.99 From TigerDirect w/ Free Shipping

Total Price = 999.92 (Granted I can still get everything with free shipping)

OS not included in this list because I already own a copy of Windows 7.

Not really interest in OC (sort of new to the whole thing) This is my FIRST build and I don't want to do any overclocking since I will be using stock cooling on my CPU.

What do you think of this build? I went with an ASUS board because thats what most people recommended I use. Modular PSU for cable management. Gskill RAM because other people have recommended this over Corsair. 5850 GPU for and AWESOME gaming experience and for future proofing. I plan to only use a single GPU, no Xfire. Ive Already ordered the Case, HD, DVD/CD drive, and the i5.

Ive done alot of price matching between TD and NE and this seems to be the best price that I can come up with.

Edited by Tros4294, 03 January 2010 - 08:33 PM.

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Overall it looks quite nice, personally I'm not a fan of Ultra power supplies. It's good to see you've read up on other reviews and opinions, though. I also wouldn't put G.Skill over Corsair, both make great RAM, one only goes over the other if it's better value, I usually find G.Skill is a bit cheaper for the same specs from my suppliers.
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