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That sounds good, but how are dual xeon nehalem LGA 1366 compared to a core i7. The SR - 2 series sounds good also, now I don't even know what I want
Xeons are very, VERY similar to Core i7s but optimized for servers. An SR-2 setup would be much faster than any other desktop solution out there, even when the new SB-E chips come out (unless EVGA makes a new LGA 2011 version of the SR-2, that is). Really if your budget is infinite go for it and also get two X5690s and three 580s. Or you could get two AMD Radeon HD 6990s, which is basically four 6970s (better multi-GPU scaling than NVIDIA, despite the 6970 being slower than the 580 -- two 6990s will be faster than two 590s, and two 590s is basically four 580s packed into two cards).

Also if you're brave enough and are interested enough to read up on it go for water cooling (read: expensive) or even something like phase change (read: uber expensive).
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3d is always cool even if it involves red and blue glasses
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post #23 of 42
Likes others have said, id go for a 2600k 1155 sckt cpu, and also ditch the gtx 590...They aint too gurddd!
post #24 of 42
i7 2600k
Asus Maximus IV extreme
G. Skill ram 16 gigs(get two sets of 8gb, the blue ones)
GTX 580x2 or 3 if you really want to over do it
1200 corsair psu
64 gig crucial ssd(probably the only ssd on newegg that had 5 stars, get two if you want and run in raid 0)
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Get a blu-ray burner w/ good reviews
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for the case go for a lanboy air imo, because it has REALLY GOOD airflow, or a corsair 800d
post #25 of 42
grab this psu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371043

One of the best if not THE best PSU out there ATM. That PSU can Run 4 OC'ed GTX 580's and pull 1700w from the wall!!!
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post #26 of 42
If you want the most baller set up right now, I'd go with something like this:
-Intel Xeon X5690 x2
-EVGA Classified SR-2
-Corsair XMS3 Triple Channel DDR3 2000 x2
-EVGA GTX 580 3gb Hydro's x3
-OCZ RevoDrive 3 X2 960gb for main drive
-Hitachi Ultrastar 3tb x3 in raid 5 for w/e else
-Silverstone ST1500 psu
-Asus Xonar Xense sound card
-Silverstone TJ11 case
- Either 3 x Dell UltraSharp U2711 or Alienware OptX AW2310, depending on if you want best image quality with IPS panels or maximum gaiming performance/3d with 120hz panels
-Some sort of custom water loop for the cpu's and video cards

That will come out to well over $12k not including the water cooling stuff. However, if I were you I would definitely wait for socket 2011 due to it not being far off and the probability that it will have significantly better performance.
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post #27 of 42
Change the PSU to a Antec HCP 1200, currently the best 1200w on the market. Case could be something like a HAF-X? But personally I would wait a couple months for Ivy/Bulldozer/SB-E/7xxx/Kepler to arrive, next-gen tech is right around the corner. LGA 1155 is the best platform out on the market ATM, LGA 1336 is a dying platform and will be replaced soon (LGA 2011).

My 2 cents.
Edited by somebodysb2 - 8/11/11 at 5:58am
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post #28 of 42
590 isnt 2x580.... 590 is 2x570...

u dont need sr2 etc, my build is the best u can get for ur needs and im sure u dont want to just throw money
post #29 of 42
Possible: yes.
Worth it?: no.
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post #30 of 42
Uhm guys, please don't recomend him dual xenons, I don't care what your budget is, that is an utter waste of money. Focas that money on a sexy case and loop. Just get an i5 or i7 and tri/quad gpu.

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