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I am new to this so if you see any incompatabilities, let me know. Budget is like 4k but I don't want to blow all of it. This will be for gaming music and movies. Case will be a Corsair 600t SE.

What do you think.
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post #2 of 14
Looks great.

My one question: do you need the data-transfer version of the HyperX?

Also, I might get a bigger HDD if I were you. You can get a 1-1.5TB drive for fairly cheap, and it would give you some space to, for instance, rip DVDs to it if you want.
Edited by t-ramp - 8/15/11 at 8:22am
post #3 of 14
Looks very good, only thing I would change is the WD to a Samsung F3 1TB as its much better deal for the $$ along with just about the same speeds (and I would do them Raid0 for storage so that you have very fast storage) - otherwise everything looks perfect
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Looks great.

My one question: do you need the data-transfer version of the HyperX?
Actually no. Good catch man. I will address that asap.
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post #5 of 14
Looks very similar to my rig. Great selections....
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I would change, the SSD to a Crucial M4 128GB. You get a cheaper drive that's probably as good if not faster than the Kingston and it is also very reliable. You can probably save about 80$ there.
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post #7 of 14
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Apple thanks. I will look into that Samsung HDD. I am sure I don't need Raid for storage though.

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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post
Looks very similar to my rig. Great selections....
LOL Believe it or not, your rig was the one that inspired me to do this set up. It was simple yet powerful. I was even on the fence on getting the Lightnings but I decided that I wanted a rear exhaust for my cards since my ambient temps can be crazy in the summer. Around 31 to 32 C.

Props to you man. Your rig is on of the best on here imo.
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post #8 of 14
Rear exhaust will definitely be helpful. My H60 has a hard time cooling my cpu when the Lightnings are fully loaded. Again, congrats!
post #9 of 14
Looks like a good build!

If I may suggest, you could go with a second monitor, since you are SLI'ing 2x 580's.

Also, you can add these slipstream fans to the H80 rad for better cooling, especially if you plan on OC'ing. Just my
post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post
Rear exhaust will definitely be helpful. My H60 has a hard time cooling my cpu when the Lightnings are fully loaded. Again, congrats!
Thanks.

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Originally Posted by Patrick117 View Post
Looks like a good build!

If I may suggest, you could go with a second monitor, since you are SLI'ing 2x 580's.

Also, you can add these slipstream fans to the H80 rad for better cooling, especially if you plan on OC'ing. Just my
I thought about it but if I get 2 then I would have to get 3 and that would shatter my space and budget. lol. Especially with the monitor I have picked out. As far as those fans, I will get about 6 since I can use 4 on the mesh window. I have been looking for some good fans. Are they that loud though?
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