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My first build... budget 1500 gaming rig is this a good setup?

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MOBO-XFX LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 790i Ultra SLI ATX Intel Motherboard

Video Card- PNY GeForce GTX 285 1GB 512-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card

Power supply- SILVERSTONE OP1000-E 1000W ATX 12V 2.2 & EPS 12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply

CPU- Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 2.66GHz LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80580Q9400

RAM-Crucial 3GB (3 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model CT3KIT12864BA1339

MAster Harddrive-Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLFS 300GB 10000 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Slave Harddrive- Western Digital Caviar SE WD3200AAJB 320GB 7200 RPM IDE Ultra ATA100 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Monitor-SAMSUNG ToC T190 Black 19" 2ms (GTG) Widescreen LCD Monitor

DVD drive-SAMSUNG 22X DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-S223F

CASE-NZXT Nemesis Elite Gaming Case - Black

Everything except case being bought from Newegg.com... total price around 1570 before rebates... is this a good gaming rig for the money
 
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for that much i would get a i7 rig
 
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could change somethings

a 19" screen for a 285 is a waste
 
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its to much card for a small screen

and i wouldnt get a VelociRaptor if you want speed i would get like two 1tb and raid them
 
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what do you mean? is the monitor to good for the vid card or vice versa
vid card too good for the monitor. Like having a corvette on grocery cart wheels.
 
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Get a cheaper PSU and a i7 setup. Alos get at least a 22" monitor.
 
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kk any recommendations for a i7 build? cause i had my friend help me make this build though i do understand the compapatiablity and such

Edit: thanks guy above me
 
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kk any recommendations for a i7 build? cause i had my friend help me make this build though i do understand the compapatiablity and such

Edit: thanks guy above me
mine one although you still need a monitor.

EDIT: DAMN, didnt saw the edit :p
 
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Ok, to fix my build do this

Replace the psu by this one = You save 80

Drop the 1tb hdd. You save a hundred

Replace the ram by this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227365 you save another hundred

There you have for your monitor
its fine you can leave the orginal rig cause i can still raise a couple hundred dollars the 1500 is just wat i have currently i have to w8 3 weeks b4 i can purchase anything

Edit- gotta go to sleep be back tommorow thank you all for your input
 
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its fine you can leave the orginal rig cause i can still raise a couple hundred dollars the 1500 is just wat i have currently i have to w8 3 weeks b4 i can purchase anything

Edit- gotta go to sleep be back tommorow thank you all for your input
then drop as i said, buy the monitor, raise the 2 hundred, get another 4890 and ur pc will last for a LOOOOOONG TIME
 
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Here's a setup that meet your need.
 
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didnt mean to double post weird lag said my first message didnt go though
 
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#25
u sure that psu is compatiable with the mobo?
the ones i recomended? yes. you wont have any trouble with compatibility with any of the parts.