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post #1 of 5
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Well here is the final list of components for the new build. I lost my desktop, laptop, PS3, and Xbox360 in a house fire. I figured rather then replace all of them I'm just going all out and building a monster desktop. Please comment and tell me how you feel about my decisions.

Cooler Master HAF X case
Ultra X3 1000w PSU
EVGA X58 Classified 3 Motherboard
Intel i7 960 3.2gHz
Corsair Dominator GT Triple Channel PC16000 DDR3 - 2000MHz, 3x4096MB
EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Classified Hydro Copper 3072MB
OCZ Solid 3 Series Solid State Drive - 120GB
Western Digital Caviar Black Hard Drive - 1TB, 7200RPM
LG 12x Blu-Ray Burner

I'd rather not type out all the liquid cooling components cause that list is quite extensive. But that sums it all up.
post #2 of 5
X58 is about to be phased out by X78 (Sandy Bridge-E)
Either wait for that if you can or do a sandy bridge system now. (2500k/2600k)
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7 2600K Maximus IV Extreme XFX Radeon R9 290X XFX Radeon R9 290X 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Vengeance 1866 DDR3 16GB (4x4GB) OCZ Vertex 3 OCZ Vertex 3 Corsair H100 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2312HM x4 G510 Corsair AX-1200 NZXT Switch 810 
MouseMouse PadAudio
G500 Razer Vespula ASUS Xonar Essence STX 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7 2600K Maximus IV Extreme XFX Radeon R9 290X XFX Radeon R9 290X 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Vengeance 1866 DDR3 16GB (4x4GB) OCZ Vertex 3 OCZ Vertex 3 Corsair H100 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2312HM x4 G510 Corsair AX-1200 NZXT Switch 810 
MouseMouse PadAudio
G500 Razer Vespula ASUS Xonar Essence STX 
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post #3 of 5
Why are you getting old CPU's?

SandyBridge architecture is much much better for gaming. It's newer also. Maybe even cheaper. Get the 2600k along with a P67/Z68 Mobo.
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
[Intel] Core i7 2630QM [Lenovo] 4239CTO [Intel](R) HD Graphics Family [NVIDIA] NVS 4200M  
RAMRAMHard DriveHard Drive
[Samsung] 4GB 1333MHz  [Corsair] 4GB 1333MHz [Patriot] Pyro 60GB Sata III  [Western Digital] Scorpio Black 500GB 7200rpm 1... 
Optical DriveOSOSMonitor
[Lenovo] DL-DT Drive [Microsoft] Windows 7 64-bit SP1 Professional Kubuntu 64bit 11.10 [LG] 15.6in 1600x900  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
[Lenovo] Power Brick 130w [Lenovo] ThinkPad T520 [Logitech] G500 [Razr] Goliathus Medium 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
[Intel] Core i7 2630QM [Lenovo] 4239CTO [Intel](R) HD Graphics Family [NVIDIA] NVS 4200M  
RAMRAMHard DriveHard Drive
[Samsung] 4GB 1333MHz  [Corsair] 4GB 1333MHz [Patriot] Pyro 60GB Sata III  [Western Digital] Scorpio Black 500GB 7200rpm 1... 
Optical DriveOSOSMonitor
[Lenovo] DL-DT Drive [Microsoft] Windows 7 64-bit SP1 Professional Kubuntu 64bit 11.10 [LG] 15.6in 1600x900  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
[Lenovo] Power Brick 130w [Lenovo] ThinkPad T520 [Logitech] G500 [Razr] Goliathus Medium 
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Unfortunately this is what I've purchased and already began my build with. There really isn't any turning back now. I realize that things are going to be phased out. I mean I just got the GTX 580 Classified and that thing is probably already old hat (lol). I just wanted some comments on what I DID buy. Waiting was no longer an option. I'm starting to twitch with no video games in my life!
post #5 of 5
Nice build, But 1000w is not needed, You could of gotten a quality 800w.
And sandy bridge would've been better for gaming.
8.5/10.
My system (AMD)
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE "Deneb" @ 3415Mhz Gigabyte GA-MA790X-DS4 (1x) Gigabyte AMD Radeon 5770 Kingston HyperX DDR2 1066 4GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2x 500GB, 1x 1TB external Windows 7 Ultimate Deep Blue 32bit 1x Asus VE248H 24" Monitor Tt eSPORTS Challenger Gaming Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Thermaltake 550w Aero Cool Syclone II Logitech MX518 1800DPI Red Mousepad 
Audio
Creative Headphones 
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My system (AMD)
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE "Deneb" @ 3415Mhz Gigabyte GA-MA790X-DS4 (1x) Gigabyte AMD Radeon 5770 Kingston HyperX DDR2 1066 4GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2x 500GB, 1x 1TB external Windows 7 Ultimate Deep Blue 32bit 1x Asus VE248H 24" Monitor Tt eSPORTS Challenger Gaming Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Thermaltake 550w Aero Cool Syclone II Logitech MX518 1800DPI Red Mousepad 
Audio
Creative Headphones 
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