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post #61 of 87
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Originally Posted by PCWIZMTL View Post
CPU
Intel 3.4GHz Core i7-2600K
$317

Motherboard
Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD7-B3
$350

GPU
EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Superclocked or AMD HD6990 (if you can find one)
$519 $750

RAM
Corsair 16GB Vengeance
$180

PSU
Corsair Professional Series Gold CMPSU-1200AX
$300

Cooler
Corsair Hydro Series H100
$120

SSD
2x 240GB OCZ Vertex 3
$1080 ($540 each)

HDD
3TB Seagate Barracuda XT
$200 each

ODD
Plextor B940SA
$169

Case
Take your Pick

about $3500 shipped

(my personal dream machine)*


*for now
I think you just helped me find my dream machine as well, 1 SSD instead of 2, can always upgrade to more when needed, i guess right, and GTX 590 SLi instead... i don't know if the i7-2600k with bottleneck it though... guess I'll wait and find out.
post #62 of 87
Best setup:
cpu- i7 2600k
mobo- asus maximusIV extreme-Z
ram- 2x4gb corsair vengeance/gskill ripjawsX
gpu- 2x gtx590 sli/2x hd6990 cfx
ssd- 240gb ocz vertex3 max IOPS edition
hdd- 600gb western digital velociraptor & 1tb western digital cavair black
optical drive- lite on/lg bluy ray dvd burner
pc case- lian li pc p80 armoursuit/lian li a70f/cooler master HAF-X blue

psu- antec high current pro 1200
cooler- corsair h100/thermalright silver arrow/noctura nh d14

sound card- asus xonar d2x/stx
Hope you like this build.
Edited by Aniket - 8/2/11 at 2:51pm
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post #63 of 87
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how much will all that cost me bro xD
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Yeah, I think i'll go high end air cooler. I can't really trust liquids around my computer. Now that i think about whats the best place to buy these parts from? Newegg is the only place i can think of to buy Pc parts

I would rather go with an H80, Then have a big air cooler hanging on my motherboard. I would be afraid it would snap. And with the H80, It's closed loop so there is virtually no way it can leak.
Edited by xTweetyBird - 8/2/11 at 2:43pm
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post #65 of 87
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how much will all that cost me bro xD
You mentioned your maximum budget is $5000,so I recommended that setup.
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post #66 of 87
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Lol yeah thats the max, but if i dont have to hit that max, im not going to
post #67 of 87
Just posted this in yet another big budget set up

2nd Generation Intel Core 2 High End Gaming Rig for the fun of it all
CPU $ 279.99
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...tml?sku=200154
MB $ 309.99 when bought with above CPU
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0358024
Memory $ 149.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231435
Vid Card x2 $ 999.98 after rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125379
Boot Drive $ 189.99 after rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233181
Applications/movies/music Drive $ 74.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152238
Backup dumping Grounds Drive $ 74.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152238
Power $ 184.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256057
Blue Ray $ 69.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827136232
Monitor $ 1199.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824176177
Keys $ 84.99 free Star Trek game
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823126100
Case $ 109.95
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=30256
CPU Cooler $ 109.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835181016
Mouse $ 46.99 and yet another free Star Trek game (You can send it to me …..LOL )
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826104318
Portable hot rod Gamer FTW
Total $ 3886.00 give or take a few bucks
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post #68 of 87
Are you sure you want to drop this much on a rig with IB/BD and the next gen of GPUs around the corner?
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Are you sure you want to drop this much on a rig with IB/BD and the next gen of GPUs around the corner?

If you read through all the pages, he isn't going to be spending that much any more.
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how much will all that cost me bro xD
However you know,I feel spending $5000 is a wastage.
If I were you I would have taken this build.
cpu- i5 2500k
mobo- asus p8p67 pro(rev 3.1)
ram- 8gb corsair vengeance/gskill ripjawsX
gpu- 2x hd6970 cfx
ssd- 120gb ocz vertex3/agility3
hdd- 1tb western digital cavair black
psu- seasonic x850/corsair hx1050
pc case- cooler master HAF-X
cooler- corsair h60
sound card- asus xonar dx
This build sounds a lot brainer to me.
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