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About k123dave

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  1. Hello, I'm new here and would like some comments or feedback on whether these components will be compatible for a custom build running OSX 10.8. Is the nVidia a bad choice seeing as some people have 'Fermi Freeze'? PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-2500 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($198.99 @ SuperBiiz) CPU Cooler: Zalman CNPS9500 AT Ball Bearing CPU Cooler ($39.04 @ Abes Of Maine) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.58 @ Mwave) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($56.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Intel 520 Series Cherryville 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($137.04 @ Amazon) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 1.25GB Video Card ($269.99 @ Newegg) Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.49 @ SuperBiiz) Power Supply: SeaSonic 620W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($83.99 @ SuperBiiz) Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($54.99 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($88.73 @ Amazon) Total: $1168.82 (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-08-04 14:49 EDT-0400) Any help appreciated.
  2. Introduce yourself.

    Hi, I'm Dave I've been messing around with computers for about 15 years now. I've built my own PC from scratch a few years ago, and now I would like to do the same for OSX.