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Windows 7: New Computer

15 Jan 2011   #31
AlexRD

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thehappyman View Post
Hi AlexRD - My case came from Alienware (I bought their base Aurora package) and option optimized it for the water cooled overclocked 980X - Then later added my SSDs, Ext Drive, Kbd, Mouse , Display and more Overclocking.

They have at least 3 different Desktop cases. The Alienware FX LED lighting is a nice touch.
Ouch, now that would be too expensive :P

I wish alienware wasn't so overpriced.


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15 Jan 2011   #32
AlexRD

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I think i'm in love with this case:
NZXT :: Unique. Unprecendented. Inspired - Lexa S Product Detail

Its just. so.. beautiful!
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15 Jan 2011   #33
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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Alternate and Conrad are big German electronics shops on the web (similar to Newegg in the US). They usually have better prices than the locals and a HUGE selection. I mentioned those since I figured you were in Germany.

ALTERNATE. Hardware - Software - Entertainment

Conrad - Online Shop für Technik, Elektronik und innovative Ideen
Oh, thats just something i didn't get rid of since FIFA World Cup.
I'm actually brazillian and live in brazil, but i'm also half german :P
Hmm, sorry, but I do not have a Brazilian site for you.
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16 Jan 2011   #34
thehappyman

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AlexRD View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thehappyman View Post
Hi AlexRD - My case came from Alienware (I bought their base Aurora package) and option optimized it for the water cooled overclocked 980X - Then later added my SSDs, Ext Drive, Kbd, Mouse , Display and more Overclocking.

They have at least 3 different Desktop cases. The Alienware FX LED lighting is a nice touch.
Ouch, now that would be too expensive :P

I wish alienware wasn't so overpriced.
Hi AlexRD - Theres a lot of nice cases out there - I havent priced these but take a look at the following sites for nice cases

NZXT :: Unique. Unprecendented. Inspired - Phantom Product Detail

Hands-on with Corsair's new Graphite 600T case | bit-tech.net

Antec LanBoy Air - ExtremeTech

Youll find a good one
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21 Jan 2011   #35
AlexRD

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Sorry to revive the thread, but what is CAS Latency?
Are lower values better?
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21 Jan 2011   #36
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

The lower, the better. Unfortunately it increases as the timings get shorter. 4 is a good value. CAS latency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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27 Jan 2011   #37
AlexRD

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hey guys, could you help me find a good ram for me?

I want one with low latency, high speed and 2x 4GB. Preferably higher than 2000 MHz.

I don't like G Skill, i like OCZ and Corsair.
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27 Jan 2011   #38
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AlexRD View Post
I don't like G Skill, i like OCZ and Corsair.
I've been very happy with my G.Skill RAM. Used it for 3 of my last builds. All been solid. Oh year, OCZ is getting out the RAM market altogether to focus on SSD's. So, I would focus on Corsair in your search.

If you want 2000Mhz or faster and you want at least 4GB DDR3 chips..you are looking at a CAS Latency of 9. Those are the only options I can find at NewEgg.
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27 Jan 2011   #39
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I suppose it does come down to preference, but in regards to G-Skill memory, all of them I have purchaces have been just fine.
As well as good customer support.

Personally, I really like them and it's now one of the first brands I look for, just due to past experiences with them.
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27 Jan 2011   #40
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wishmaster View Post
I suppose it does come down to preference, but in regards to G-Skill memory, all of them I have purchaces have been just fine.
As well as good customer support.

Personally, I really like them and it's now one of the first brands I look for, just due to past experiences with them.
Yeah, when I built my first machine with them, I took a chance. But they were solid sticks. On my latest build, they offered the best timings on my DDR2-800 (4-4-4-12)...so I went with them. They have been excellent. I bought these: Newegg.com - G.SKILL PI Black 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL4D-4GBPI-B
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