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Hello,
I'm soon doing a build I want to know if I should change anything
core I7 960
Evga sli 3 x58
500gb caviar blue
Asus dvd
Antec 300
Galaxy clocked gtx 470
I inc 25 1080p
W7 HP
Crucial ballistix 2gbx3
post #2 of 16
heard bad things about the evga motherboards, bigger case also maybe? whats the PSU?
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post #3 of 16
probably go with the sandybridge i72600k instead? and the gtx570? and a bigger case wouldn't hurt seeing as you'd want more airflow for your parts instead of an antec 300. I'm guessing you'll probably be gaming with it?
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I'd go for a 2500K and GTX 560 Ti...better performance for about the same...
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Would help if you provided some information on where you plan to buy stuff, what games/programs you want to run on it, etc.
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post #6 of 16
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Originally Posted by andrewmchugh View Post
heard bad things about the evga motherboards, bigger case also maybe? whats the PSU?
The psu is a kingwin 850w sli capable fixed cable psu
post #7 of 16
This is not a build log.

See this thread http://www.overclock.net/intel-build...e-posting.html

Moved.
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Would help if you provided some information on where you plan to buy stuff, what games/programs you want to run on it, etc.
im getting it at microcenter i picked up the asus sabertooth x58 yesterday.
this morning they dropped the i7 960 down again to 179 from 200.
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im getting it at microcenter i picked up the asus sabertooth x58 yesterday.
this morning they dropped the i7 960 down again to 179 from 200.
Why are you buying an old 1366 based system instead of 1155 sandybridge ??
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post #10 of 16
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Why are you buying an old 1366 based system instead of 1155 sandybridge ??
I'm getting 1366 because the microcenter near me has a i7 960 for 179.99 and my friend made the jump from x58 to 1155 he had almost no performance increase.
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