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whatabout storage ? ... im assuming the SSD is just the boot/system drive
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post #32 of 57
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Originally Posted by boogschd View Post
whatabout storage ? ... im assuming the SSD is just the boot/system drive
Yep a cheap WD green or spinpoint f3 would do the trick for that.

Edit: This for storage, DEAL!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148697
Edited by Oozypunk - 8/7/11 at 8:52pm
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post #33 of 57
This is what I would get:

ASUS P8P67 PRO

I5 2500K

G skill 8GB CL9 1.5v

KEEP the 212+, it's an awesome cooler and it performs very well!!!


Now this is where it gets a little tricky, if your gaming at 1080p and aint looking to go further, then the 570 is more than enough, however as you said your planning to go SLI in future then I would say get the GTX 580 1.5gb now. If you was to get the 580 1.5gb now then you would need a 850w PSU so that you can run SLI and overclock the hell out of them.

That I think would be a better option because you said main usage would be gaming, then it makes sense to maybe skimp out on things that you don't really need, ie. z68 mobo, i7 2600k, that particular PSU, cooler (because your 212+ is more actually very good!!) and spend a little more on the GPU for that extra VRAM and performance over the 570.


EDIT:

There you go, all these saving and you could definitely get a 580.

Here's a Quality 850w PSU that will run 580s like a dream!!XFX Core Edition PRO850W $90 after MIR

EDIT:

If you wana save some money with the GTX 580s, Newegg sometimes has open box items and 580's go for really cheap, alternativly you could even pick up two from the F/S section here for a good price.

You have soooo many options.
Edited by munaim1 - 8/7/11 at 9:04pm
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post #34 of 57
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Originally Posted by munaim1 View Post
This is what I would get:

ASUS P8P67 PRO

I5 2500K

G skill 8GB CL9 1.5v

KEEP the 212+, it's an awesome cooler and it performs very well!!!


Now this is where it gets a little tricky, if your gaming at 1080p and aint looking to go further, then the 570 is more than enough, however as you said your planning to go SLI in future then I would say get the GTX 580 1.5gb now. If you was to get the 580 1.5gb now then you would need a 850w PSU so that you can run SLI and overclock the hell out of them.

That I think would be a better option because you said main usage would be gaming, then it makes sense to maybe skimp out on things that you don't really need, ie. z68 mobo, i7 2600k, that particular PSU, cooler (because your 212+ is more actually very good!!) and spend a little more on the GPU for that extra VRAM and performance over the 570.
-Asus P8P67 PRO
-Intel Core i5-2500k
-ASUS ENGTX570 DCII/2DIS/1280MD5 GeForce GTX 570
-NZXT Phantom PHAN-001WT White Steel / Plastic Enthusiast ATX Full Tower Computer Case
-Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F60GBGT-BK 2.5" 60GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
-G skill 8GB CL9 1.5v
-Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-750 750W

hows this looking now?...ill just stick with 570gtx n sli later on
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post #35 of 57
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-Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F60GBGT-BK 2.5" 60GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Edit: Nevermind. Good Choice! also what about storage?
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post #36 of 57
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Originally Posted by Oozypunk View Post
Yep a cheap WD green or spinpoint f3 would do the trick for that.

Edit: This for storage, DEAL!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148697
thanks bro! +rep
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Is that the Force 3 GT? Or the original one. Remeber the force 3s will way outrun the force 2s.
that's the one you showed me
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post #38 of 57
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Originally Posted by und0 View Post
that's the one you showed me
Awesome, Its looking mighty quick and your saving some cash
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Originally Posted by und0 View Post
-Asus P8P67 PRO
-Intel Core i5-2500k
-ASUS ENGTX570 DCII/2DIS/1280MD5 GeForce GTX 570
-NZXT Phantom PHAN-001WT White Steel / Plastic Enthusiast ATX Full Tower Computer Case
-Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F60GBGT-BK 2.5" 60GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
-G skill 8GB CL9 1.5v
-Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-750 750W

hows this looking now?...ill just stick with 570gtx n sli later on

looking soooo much better!! You do know that 570 is a 3 slot beast... right??

no to the 580??
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making a spank tank can be much cheaper then what you have listed

just a thought
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