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  1. Woah, lots of feedback! Well, everyone, I already ordered everything (lol). There were some deals this weekend and I figured I'd get it over with. What changed: I went with the new Sandy Bridge Core i5 3.3ghz just to be up to date with the latest technology. Honsetly, I was not really aware of the lower price point for AMD CPUs, but I was recommended to go Intel by a friend who has a lot of building experience. I did opt to buy Windows, as the whole point of this machine is to game. I eventually decided to knock my budget up to $1000, going for the Geforce GTX 560 Ti. And yes, I am
  2. http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=12614074 That's a tentative list of all the parts I'm looking at. Will probably fork over the $20 to get the 1TB Caviar Black. I'm open to suggestions about most anything as I have never attempted to build a computer before. Oh, and my budget is ~$900 after rebates. Omega.
  3. I had a family member using this computer over the holiday, and I opened up task manager and saw the process "iexplorer.exe" running. After realizing that this wasn't IE (took me a few minutes, lol), I downloaded the Anti-Malware Toolkit and followed the wiki. Avast picked iexplorer up right away and had me move it to the chest. Did a boot time scan by its recommendation, but I couldn't find any logs pertaining to what it found (?). Deleted iexplorer and noticed that it moved four system files from the system32 folder to the chest (?). I still haven't touched them. Anyway, did the rest of the
  4. Today..was a very cold day.

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