theninj Posted April 26, 2009 Posted April 26, 2009 Hey guys I am new to the whole OC thing but I have been doing a little bit of reading on it. Basically I am getting ready to come home from a tour overseas and decided to build myself a new desktop PC as a gift to myself, haha. I have built PCs in the past but have had to skimp on parts here and there and never really got the best stuff...just whatever I could afford at the time. So now I bought what I thought would be some of the best components to slap together and build myself a gaming rig that would last me for a while. At first I was going to get the i7 965 Extreme but after reading I saw that the 920 was definitely a better value due to the overclocking potential so I picked it up instead. Anyways, below are the components I chose...critique and/or give me some tips to tweak some more out of this system if you guys have any ideas. I plan on upgrading to watercooling if I need to but to be honest it is a little intimidating since I have never dealt with it before. Case - Thermaltake Spedo CPU - Intel i7 920 Heatsink/Fan - Noctua NH-U12P SE1366 Mobo - Asus Rampage II Extreme Vid Card - BFG Geforce 295 GTX RAM - 6GB Corsair Dominator DDR3 1600mhz Power Supply - PC Power & Cooling 860w HDD - Western Digital Black 1TB DVD/CD - LG 22x DVD +/- DVD Burner SATA KB - Microsoft Reclusa Mouse - Razer Death Adder Monitor - ASUS 22" 2ms Widescreen LCD At the moment I am also torn between a SSD or one of the new velociraptors (maybe 2x in RAID 0) for OS and games. SSD seems a little to quirky for my taste but if there are any suggestions for an SSD drive that is pretty reliable and not stupid expensive like the Intel ones I will look into recommendations. Looking forward to your input, thanks! Quote Share this post Link to post Share on other sites More sharing options...
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