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ok so afirend of mine after seeing my rig wants to go balls deep and build a big boy pc.

spec so far


anything need changing? cheers in advance
post #2 of 15
Looks good to me but if you are going "balls deep" I would try to find some memory that has a lower CAS latency for OCing. But if you aren't planning on it then don't worry about it.
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post #3 of 15
If he is going to be gaming I would look at maybe a bit more powerful card given the budget.

Maybe drop down to a 2500k or to 8gb of Ram if you need too.
post #4 of 15
swap out the 2600k for 2500k if you are not video encoding etc as in games and every day use there will be no difference in speed. also save a bit more and get Noctua D14 cooler which will be much quieter and perform better then the H80.

From those savings get a 560 ti card.

other then that its a solid build.
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post #5 of 15
Get a Ti variant if he plans on a 560. The non 560ti is pants. CPU could be changed to the i5-2500k since for gaming HT on the 2600k reaps no benefits and you save yourself some coinage.
 
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post #6 of 15
looks bang on mate, i would personally only go with 8gb because you dont need 16... its pointless, i would also recomend that you consider getting an ati card put thats personal, ive always had nvidia but went to ati and my god what a inprovement, and as nekromantik said the i5 2500k overclocks like a ***** its epic for OC'ING so id persoanlly swap the 560 for a 6870/ 6950 if youve got the cash and get the i5 instad of the i7 as if you can easily hit a 4-4.5 ghz oc on those coolers mentiond mabye further, who knows
post #7 of 15
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Originally Posted by nekromantik View Post
swap out the 2600k for 2500k if you are not video encoding etc as in games and every day use there will be no difference in speed. also save a bit more and get Noctua D14 cooler which will be much quieter and perform better then the H80.

From those savings get a 560 ti card.

other then that its a solid build.
^ this and i'm not sure about ocz psu i heard they are not very reliable
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post #8 of 15
Corsair is one of the best PSUs out there so cant go wrong with them.
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post #9 of 15
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^ this and i'm not sure about ocz psu i heard they are not very reliable
i have the same OCZ PSU and its pretty good, nice and quiet and no power problems

any other suggestions?

what about a RASA kit?
post #10 of 15
I would probably get a better GPU for the price of a Rasa kit m8.

A H80 is good if your fren doesnt wanna see the huge metal pieces through the window. I would personally get a HX750, but thats just me.

8Gb of RAM, 16Gb just makes it harder. I have 16Gb cos I do tons of rendering. And I might save the money by getting 1600Mhz RAM, really hardly any difference, and spend it on a better GPU or a bigger SSD (dunno why but I used up the 64Gb on my M4, deadly quickly).
    
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