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Finally, a new PC

I wasn’t able to run Windows Phone 7 SDK on my old machine and needed a new one.

Got a new PC this week.

Built it myself. It was very easy to do after I got the correct perspective.

1. Understood I needed a developers machine running VMWare and not a gaming machine.

2. Processors vs Threads : Went with AMD Phenom II x6 CPUs

This is what I ordered:

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL7D-8GBRH

Item #: N82E16820231402

1 G.SKILL Phoenix Pro Series FM-25S2S-60GBP2 2.5″ 60GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Item #: N82E16820231377

1 AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Thuban 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDT90ZFBGRBOX

Item #: N82E16819103849

1 COOLER MASTER HAF 932 RC-932-KKN1-GP Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case

Item #: N82E16811119160

1 CORSAIR CWCH50-1 High Performance CPU Cooler

Item #: N82E16835181010

1 Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5″ Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Item #: N82E16822148433

1 NVIDIA Free Mafia 2 Game Coupon

Item #: N82E16800999247

1 Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound – OEM

Item #: N82E16835100007

1 Rosewill RTK-002 Anti-Static Wrist Strap

Item #: N82E16899261005

1 CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power …

Item #: N82E16817139006

1 EVGA 012-P3-1472-AR GeForce GTX 470 (Fermi) SuperClocked 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support …

Item #: N82E16814130549

1 GIGABYTE GA-890FXA-UD5 AM3 AMD 890FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

Item #: N82E16813128441

1 Rosewill RTK-015 15 Piece Standard Computer Tool Kit

Item #: N82E16899261002

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