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Monty4317

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My budget is roughly $1,000-1,100. Here's what I've got piece together but there are a couple of things I wanted to know...

(Still need to buy optical drive and HDD)

(*Already have monitor, OS, mouse, keyboard, speakers)

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Questions:
1. Is this build good? Do the items fit each other well?

2. Will this fit in this case? I saw on some reviews that certain video cards/PSUs/HSFs might not fit properly or that the PSU would have to be completely outside of the case for it to work.

3. I read through the "How to Overclock" guide but I the chart in there didn't say anything about how to figure out the actual speed of RAM that were speeds like PC3 17600... or maybe I just missed it. Anyway, can anyone explain that to me real quick?

4. What could this build potentially be overclocked to? (assuming I also bought an aftermarket HSF and thermal paste)

LINKS:

Case: http://www.newegg.co...N82E16811112220
RAM: http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820144434
PSU: http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817207003
Video Card: http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814150490
Processor: http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819115215
Mobo: http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813128409
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royuix

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I believe your motherboard has two pci-e x16 slot's for multiple screens, which I'm assuming you won't be using. If I we're you I would look for one that only has one to save a little money to use for something else.

I'm not really a IT genius but the 'OCZ RAM' is very good for Overclocking I've seen (won all sorts of awards)
Hope this helps a little

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http://www.overclock...-core-i3-i5-i7/

Edited by royuix, 29 July 2010 - 12:27 PM.

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