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Patrick Parent

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Oh ya the i5-2500k is definitely being used instead, NK helped me with that. This whole process has been...addicting... :P I had always been into computers before but this has converted me to the tech side haha...now time to learn exactly how this stuff functions. Can't wait to stat putting this bad boy together
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Some benchmarks for you http://www.videocard...orce GTX 550 Ti the HD 6870 comes out on top.

That isn't even the right card. I was talking about the GTX 560 TI. Anyways I don't know why I said what I said before. Just go with the GTX 560 TI.
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I will probably use the i5-2500k with a http://www.asus.com/...TOOTH_P67/#CPUS mobo

Ram: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B
PSU:CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified
Case: http://www.thermalta...3/&ID=2048#Tab0
Video Card: GeForce GTX 560 Ti
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX 1.5TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s

This is the final product I've come up with due to a large part on ym research, and an even bigger part from your guys help. Thanks a lot! If you do see anything wrong here just let me know.
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Just make sure the RAM is compatible and also make sure your PSU can support the video card. And you should be good to go.
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Thanks a lot for all the help. How can I be 100% sure the ram will be compatible? and the PSU will support the video card, made sure of that :P
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On the MOBO website there should be a RAM compatability tab under the MOBOs page. With a pdf file go onto there and compare the product number. So your RAMs product number that you picked is "CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B". So you would look for that. Or just choose from that list the 8GB RAM they say.
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Alright, Thanks again!
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Some benchmarks for you http://www.videocard...orce GTX 550 Ti the HD 6870 comes out on top.

That isn't even the right card. I was talking about the GTX 560 TI. Anyways I don't know why I said what I said before. Just go with the GTX 560 TI.


Apologies folks I misread 560 for 550 :blink: I will edit the previous post to show the correct facts ( and spare my blushes :blush: )

Food for thought http://www.tigerdire...1869&CatId=7005
http://www.videocard...=Radeon HD 6950
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I would go off of tiger direct but the shipping kills me since where I live in Canada. I will look into it on newegg.ca though. I am actually just about to buy all of the parts! I feel like I should just make sure everything is completely compatible to cover my bases again :P
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http://www.newegg.ca...N82E16814125385 all brands are out of stock Im afraid which shows how good the card is for the price.
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Ah well, I'll keep looking around but I'm probably purchasing everything today. Thanks for everything guys!
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You are welcome and keep us posted on how it is going or let us know if you require any assistance.
A couple of tutorials for you courtesy of Troy/Artellos and Digerati respectively http://www.geekstogo...r-own-computer/ and http://www.geekstogo...rface-material/
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I definitely will thanks! Just gotta get the paypal up n running then ill be good to go
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