gaming pc build : help needed

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robocop559
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hey, i need some advice. i am building a new gaming pc . have around $2200, but dont really know wahich parts to buy . thanks for help

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ASUS P6X58D-E LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - $239.99

Intel Core i7-930 Bloomfield 2.8GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80601930 - $289.99

OCZ Gold 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model OCZ3G1600LV6GK - $149.99

Palit NE5TX470F10DA GeForce GTX 470 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card - $334.99

Noctua NH-D14 120mm & 140mm SSO CPU Cooler - $89.99

XFX Black Edition XPS-850W-BES 850W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply - $149.99

COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942-KKN1 Black Steel/ Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case - $199.99

Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive - $89.99

OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G 2.5" 120GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) - $349.00

LG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 22X DVD-R 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD Burner - OEM - $19.99

Total: $1913.91

I'm not really sure about the video card, I just put one of the high-end ones but maybe somebody else will have a better choice for you..

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ATX recommended good parts but...
1. GTX 460 1gb is better than a 470 if you overclock it and $110 cheaper.
2. Noctua is overpriced-get a corsair H50
3. Vertex 2 is great but I'd get a sandforce drive nowadays.

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The Noctua is overpriced on Newegg.. I'm in Canada and usually thing are more expensive here than in the U.S. but the NH-D14 is the same price here.. However it is a way better cooler than the H50!

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That is subjective-
Fact is it costs more and does not come close to performance

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The h50 was not tested correctly and mis-represented in that forum. He probably installed it incorrectly.
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cooling/2009/07/29/corsair-hydro-h50-cpu-cooler-review/4
100% cpu load= 43C set up to push hot air over the fins.

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FYI: Vertex 2 has the sandforce controller

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That kind of dosh gives you lots of options! ;)

Enjoy your new build...whatever it may be.

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ATX wrote:FYI: Vertex 2 has the sandforce controller
Oh ya right-thinking vertex one-Then definetly grab it-sandforce is the best bang/buck out there right now.

robocop559
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thanks a lot guys for you help. its very helpfull. just have one more question as i was looking on the gf cards, dont know if i shood choose GTX260 or sapphire 5970 . thanks

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robocop559 wrote:thanks a lot guys for you help. its very helpfull. just have one more question as i was looking on the gf cards, dont know if i shood choose GTX260 or sapphire 5970 . thanks
You won't ever need the power of a 5970, and the 260 is way out.. Go with the 460, except if you play on very high resolutions like a multi-monitor setup, you won't need more power than that

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Drop the SSD.. spend youre money on a nice GPU.
Note: there are some RAM issues with ASUS bords..
My "ASUS P6T Deluxe V2, X58, Socket-1366" only show 8 of 12gigs in bios..

I am angry :(

BAD ASUS BAD..

AFR – Alternate Frame Rendering/Annualized Failure Rate!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternate_Frame_Rendering

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fizzylumi wrote:Drop the SSD.. spend youre money on a nice GPU.
Note: there are some RAM issues with ASUS bords..
My "ASUS P6T Deluxe V2, X58, Socket-1366" only show 8 of 12gigs in bios..
I am angry :(
BAD ASUS BAD..

He already has a good GPU.. No need to drop the SSD..