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Bring on the Spider!!!

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#76
+1 on sidewinders gary is a great guy as well from what ive heard

i think the two best places would be petras and sidewinder

youre getting closer asb2106! almost ready to do some benching ;)

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#77
just bought a second EK full cover for my crossfire water rig. Bought a new reservior and a bunch of little accesories. Got the full cover from frozen CPU and got everything else from sidewindercomputers. I highly recommend him for any purchase. The prices are great, the service is even better. The guy who runs it, his name is gary, if you email him with any questions, he responds fast, and helps. Its nice talking to someone who knows their products.

So when you go to make your purchases, be sure to check out sidewindercomputers.com!! Im positive all will go smoothly!
thanks!
im so f'in ready to get started on this build

Edit: like the new avatar intel!
 
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#78
WooWooWooWooWoonyanyanyanya!

the 3stooges pWnd!

i like your sig quote, TFT ;)

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#80
Im putting together my second rig tonight with all my old parts(p5b deluxe, e6600, 4gig OCZ gold 800, 9600gt, antec 550 PS) so when I get the rest of the parts tommorow I wont have to disasemble this one! I will just have all my parts laying out! Oh the rampage came in today WHOOOWEE, man it looks amazing.

+1 on gary, +1 on ur sig intel, +1 on the quote jbunch!

J, youll have to keep us posted on what you end up doing, when your ready, Im happy to help you look around for parts.

I almost forgot!@ - clubit.com. I get a few things from there, they normally only have hardware but they can have some great prices on stuff.

I actually keep a folder in my bookmarks of all the places I find for parts. Its so hard to remember all the sites when your actually ready to start shopping around!
 

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#81
well thanks again for your help!
i know ill be needing some more help or advice here shortly...
i love clubit i bought allot of my first rig from there i usually shop at newegg,tiger,clubit and some other ones but for the most part those 3 are usually competitive with their prices witch is good for us! never bought from sidewinder but im sure i will very soon! looks like a great site!
 

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#83
I agree on the ASUS board, Ive always used them and love them, but i will also say that gigabyte board is very very good. Ive heard many people have good luck with it. I havnt built an AMD rig in like 2 years!!! The last like 30 computers in a row have been intel!

Id like to know how they OC, the phenoms arent that good at OCing, what proc u looking at??
 

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#84
I agree on the ASUS board, Ive always used them and love them, but i will also say that gigabyte board is very very good. Ive heard many people have good luck with it. I havnt built an AMD rig in like 2 years!!! The last like 30 computers in a row have been intel!

Id like to know how they OC, the phenoms arent that good at OCing, what proc u looking at??
i want to get the 9850BE when it becomes more available...looks like it has great potential and i read one that said it could do 2.9ghz stable so im looking at that one...

the only prob i see with the asus board is that expensive! i was going to get it but the gigabyte board looks very tempting! ive always used gigabyte i love their boards...ahhh!! cant decide!!!
i was really hoping to buy a board tonight though!
 

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#85
i want to get the 9850BE when it becomes more available...looks like it has great potential and i read one that said it could do 2.9ghz stable so im looking at that one...

the only prob i see with the asus board is that expensive! i was going to get it but the gigabyte board looks very tempting! ive always used gigabyte i love their boards...ahhh!! cant decide!!!
i was really hoping to buy a board tonight though!
well my rampage formula was alot of money, but I think it will be worth it, Ill let you know tommorow,

I look at it this way, you may spend like 50 or 100 more now, but that board might last another 6 months or so. Before I got my p5b deluxe, I had a p5b e, hated it, and got the deluxe after 2 months. So I wasted the 110 bucks basically. I always think its worth getting the good product - then you can never regret going cheap!

**EDIT - and Im saying this like the gigabyte is a bad board, if it does what you want, then just go gigabyte!!
 

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#88
did u really buy this??? Well ill tell u what, this one will not worth with your SLI......

But, this is a great board to start a ATI platform on, 2 3870s and you will be rocking!
yup i bought that board!
it will be at my door on Monday!
but as far as the 3870X2's i might just have to wait till the 4870X2 is released because by the time i have enough money for that they might be out
 

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#89
ok guys ive prety much decided to go with air cooling and here is what im thinking for the cpu

http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/thifforinlga.html
or
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/thul1.html
or
http://www.xoxide.com/ultra-chilltech-cpu-cooler.html

what do u guys suggest i go with, if you can think of a better one let me know,oh and im sorry to say but water is out of the question for now at least...money is really tight right now so bare with me...remember im in college and not living at home so yea...:ohwell:
 
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#90
go with thermalright, but that cooler has about the same performance as Ultra 120 Extreme
 

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#92
you can get a swiftech H20-220 compact @ the EGG right now for $139.99 pretty damn good deal, and IT is expandable ;)

dont waste your money on the ultra or the coolit

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#93
thanks man looks like a good deal do you know if it cools well though?
 
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Oh no, dont get the amd quad core.... their not up to par with there processors yet, you might regret it a little. Their video cards are amazing now though. Get a new intel quad core for now.
 
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Oh no, dont get the amd quad core.... their not up to par with there processors yet, you might regret it a little. Their video cards are amazing now though. Get a new intel quad core for now.
true that, get at least B3 stepping
 

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#97
sorry guys i already bought the motherboard
besides im sure amd will come through sooner or later the 9850BE looks promising
 

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#98
Motherboard just came in!!!

sorry about the bad quallity guys i had to use my cell phone...can find my digital anywhere!!! :shadedshu











sorry again for the bad quality! stupid camera went missing on me like that, what perfect timing!:mad:
 
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#99
lol, thats a pretty good quality for a phone camera
 

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