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Hey guys! I just ordered a new system and I'm incredibly excited. No, it's not a multi-thousand dollar goliath, but I think I've got something that will last me a while. I feel like I need to get some O.C. suggestions from any of you who've had experience with these components:

PSU: Corsair TX750 V2
CPU: Core I7 2600k
MoBo: Asus P8P67 Pro V3
Mem: GSkill Ripjaws F3 DDR3 1600 8GB
HDD: WD Caviar Green WD20EARX 2TB SATA 6
SSD: Corsair Force 3 60GB SATA 3
GPU: EVGA GTX 560 TI DS SC
Case: Thermaltake VJ400G1N2Z
CPU Cooling: Corsair CWCH50-1 RT

Im real excited as this is my first real PC build (that doesn't involve buying / replacing 1 part at a time) in about 5 years. I'm moving up from the crap I have in my sig.

Do any of you have any sage wisdom to offer about these components, how they might perform together, and what kind of OC potential I can expect?

I'm so happy, I think I'm going to go drink too many beers.

Thanks!
Edited by christophermcne - 8/14/11 at 8:50am
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Are you using the Green for OS?!?!
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Are you using the Green for OS?!?!
Ya, til i can afford an SSD. Right now I'm using an Hitachi SATA2 500MB for my OS, so the WD should still be an improvement.
Edited by christophermcne - 8/13/11 at 6:56pm
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Check out the stickied thread in the Intel Motherboards forum (http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...therboard.html).
There's a spreadsheet that shows you settings for different people running a 2600k on P8P67 Pro. You can use these as guidelines to see how much Vcore you need for your desired clock. I believe that most people run the 2600k around 5.0Ghz, so you should be able to do that fairly easily. P8P67 Pro is a great board, you're gonna love it
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Oh, and the parts should perform great together. One thing though, about the RAM, which exact model of Ripjaw's did you order (post a link)? Make sure you get 1.5V and not 1.65V...Ripjaw X is designed specifically for use with 2500k/2600k.

Like an above poster suggested, I would definitely recommend upgrading to the SSD when you can. You'll see a huge improvement For now though, your setup should still be great!
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Oh, and the parts should perform great together. One thing though, about the RAM, which exact model of Ripjaw's did you order (post a link)? Make sure you get 1.5V and not 1.65V...Ripjaw X is designed specifically for use with 2500k/2600k.

Like an above poster suggested, I would definitely recommend upgrading to the SSD when you can. You'll see a huge improvement For now though, your setup should still be great!


Wow thanks zzari! Looks like I got the right stuff:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231314

I will def. check out that link.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by christophermcne View Post
Wow thanks zzari! Looks like I got the right stuff:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231314

I will def. check out that link.
Yup, that RAM should do you good! Just make sure you set the timings manually in the BIOS so that you don't run into stability issues!
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Also, just looking at that spreadsheet myself indicates that most people running at 5.0Ghz w/ a 2600k are doing it at around 1.32-1.37v. Some people have it all the way up to 1.47v, but it's not as common. Assuming your chip is decent (which I'm sure it will be), you should be able to do 5.0Ghz under 1.4v no problem.
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Then I had second thoughts, cancelled that order and got this one:

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