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Dx58so i7 920 first time build

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Hi everybody, how are you doing?
first of all I'd like to say that this site is absolutely amazing.
now for the reason I'm starting this thread.
my friend is building himself A new PC is giving me his old yet powerful parts so I could build a hackingtosh.
motherboard: Intel DX58SO
CPU: Intel core i7 920
RAM: 10 gigs
Power supply: corsair CMPSU-700GEU
The problem is I don't know what graphics card is compatible with these parts, or what case and cooling system is recommended (taking consideration I want to install Mavericks on it as well as 2 SSD's in raid zero)
thanks in advance for any devices :thumbup:
 

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Any standard ATX case will work - find one you like the looks of and that will fit your budget.
If your friend in giving you board and CPU, is the stock cooler attached or did he/she use a 3rd party cooler and is keeping it? If so, a Noctua NH-U12S will work just fine.

For gfx card, any card in the recommended parts list in the Buyer's Guide will work.
 
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Thank you so much for the fast reply.
from what I understand he left it stock, so I will probably purchase your recommended cooler.
about the graphics card, i'm really happy to know that you can buy any card from the list:)
 
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