Comments and criticism on high end gaming pc.

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dralxy Posted: Sat, Dec 1 2007 8:14 PM

I'm on the verge of ordering this system, which I want to use for gaming for the next couple of years without having to completely overhaul my system:

 

Motherboard:

Gigabyte N650Sli-DS4 -getting SLI to keep future upgrade easy/cheap 

Processor:

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 G0 Stepping

RAM:

OCZ 2GB Kit (2x1GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 CL 4-4-4-15 PLATINUM XTC

Graphics Card:

512MB Inno3D GeForce 8800GT Overclock

PSU:

Corsair VX450WUK 450W PSU

HDD:

WD Raptor WD360ADFD 36GB SATA 10KRPM 16MB Cache - OEM - Using HDD from old PC for storage; may get another to run in RAID 0 later.

Any comments or suggestions would be most appreciated.
 


 

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jtm55 replied on Sun, Dec 2 2007 2:50 PM

 Hi All,

Dralxy, everything looks good to me except the Power Supply. As you said SLI could be in the future you may want to go with Corsairs 620Watt or 750Watt Power Supplies. Both are excellent choices. Other than that your choices look good to me. 

ASUS Z7S WS

EVGA 295 GTX

 HITACHI Deskstar 7K1000 RAID 5

Intel Xeon E5420 Harpertown

HT Omega Claro

CORSAIR CMPSU-1000HX

mushkin 6GB 3 x 2GB) DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)

Harmon Kardon HK 3490 W/ Energy RC 10

LG W3000H-Bn

SILVERSTONE SST-TJ07

Plextor PX 755 SA

Windows 7 Ultimate

Areca ARC-1210

 

 

 

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