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Exactly what I mean. I guess the RAID0 on storage is overkill but maybe you can RAID1 if data is important to you. F4s go for cheap. But since there are no spinpoints seriously get cheaper storage. I suggest WDC Greens.biggrin.gif
And also what Diabolical said.
Spend some money for a Trip Monitor display. I've seen a 22" 1080p LED backlit for $120 on Newegg.
As for the GPU, lifetime warranty isn't something you would use unless its something you would resell. I doubt your GPU is going to bail on you unless you do crazy sh-- with it. Get the unlocked 6990.
If you're not going to get a WC loop, you need some serious air to cool those components.
Also OC that i7 till it reaches 5GHz, but you need water of course.

this is just for the machine itself, he has 30" monitor...... bc he doesn't like bezels
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post #12 of 101
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this is just for the machine itself, he has 30" monitor...... bc he doesn't like bezels
This guy is really picky for having so much money to spend. >.>
Tell him he's going to have to Crossfire in the future if he wants to get the most out of the machine. Also atleast get him 16gb of RAM.
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You can always add triple monitor and running either GTX590, 2 xGTX580 or HD6690+HD6970. Followed by a WC.

Edit: So if he prefer to single card, do he know about stuttering issue from sli and crossfire? Also do he want the games max setting with 4x aa and 16 x AF? If yes go for 1080p resolution monitors. If no 2560x1600 monitors are recommend.

Or you could raid 0 250 gb intel SSD, but it is recommend to take controller as without trim the SSD has chance died fast!!
he wants to run 2560x1600 on his 30" samsung xl30

i think 240gb is enough for os and his games...
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This guy is really picky for having so much money to spend. >.>
Tell him he's going to have to Crossfire in the future if he wants to get the most out of the machine. Also atleast get him 16gb of RAM.
yeah im trying to push him to cf 6990...
you mean 2 sets of vengeance 2x4gb?
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If a $4,000 build doesn't feature a full tower case, custom w/cing, and a triple monitor setup, then there's something wrong. Revise.
how's now?
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post #16 of 101
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yeah im trying to push him to cf 6990...
you mean 2 sets of vengeance 2x4gb?
Yes, two sets of Vengeance 2x4. It doesn't have to be Vengeance either. Take it mind not many CPU coolers fit with the Vengeance.
If you Crossfire those 6990s it might be a little overkill depending on what hes is playing. I'd rather SLI some 580s.
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Yes, two sets of Vengeance 2x4. It doesn't have to be Vengeance either. Take it mind not many CPU coolers fit with the Vengeance.
If you Crossfire those 6990s it might be a little overkill depending on what hes is playing. I'd rather SLI some 580s.
i think the h70 would fit right? since the pump is tiny
so how about just 1 6990 unlocked?
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How does that possibly reach $4000? ..
ii think it was the cf 6990...extra $700+
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post #19 of 101
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he wants to run 2560x1600 on his 30" samsung xl30

i think 240gb is enough for os and his games...
Hmm if that so? I got myself around 230 gb on 29 games.

You could always add 7.1 soundstage in the room to max 4k dollar. Best to ask on sound general forum.

Add some controller if he like race or flight simulation.
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Hmm if that so? I got myself around 230 gb on 29 games.

You could always add 7.1 soundstage in the room to max 4k dollar. Best to ask on sound general forum.

Add some controller if he like race or flight simulation.
ya i included xonar 7.1

you have a lot of games man

he doesnt play those on pc...he has g27 for gt5 on ps3...mostly rpg and fps for pc
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