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Building a new computer

Hi Everyone,

I'm getting ready to build a computer in the next two weeks and I just wanted to run the parts list by some people before I go ahead and order them. I'm pretty much a poweruser with my PC. I plan on overclocking and doing plenty of gaming, staying up to date with the latest title. I also do a ton of DVD burning My Price Range is around $5000, and I'll be buying the parts in the US. I'm building the computer from scratch and I don't really have any brand preferences. I've read some similar theads on the subject before posting. Please look this over and give me any tweaks/suggestions you have. Also, what extra (air) cooling solutions do you suggest.

Thanks and happy reading!


Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650

8gb OCZ Platinum DDR3 1600 (2x 4gb)

Video Card:
Dual XFX GTX 280

Sound Card:
HT Omega Claro

Computer Case:
Apevia X-Jupiter G Type

Hard Drives:
Velociraptor 300gb 10000RPM

3x Samsung Spinpoint 1TB (RAID 5)

Optical Drives:
2x Samsung 22x CD/DVD-RW

LG Supermulti Blu-Ray Burner

Power Supply:
Corsair 1000w Power Supply

Microsoft Reclusa

Logitech G5
(Have it already)

Operating System:
Windows Vista 64 Ultimate

As for the monitor, I cant decide between getting a 28-inch monitor or getting Dual 24 inch monitors that have the same resolution (I'm not counting this in the budget right now).

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this is a good pc

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this is a very powerful pc and good for 64 bit operating system and ithink u should buy it

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Yep, dream machine.

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I'd go quad thou. If your willing to go this far, go all the way. (The motherboard link is broken by the way.) Let us know how it runs.

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i wish i had one like it

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i wish to had this computer my computer is intel cerleon prossesor 2.8 GHz 256 kb cash memory 512 mb ram just upgraded it 80 gb hard disk and hardly running windows vista 32 bit

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