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i5 2500k build

post #1 of 11
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ready to pull the trigger on this system fellas. any suggestions?

using primarily for gaming/multitasking

PartName
CPU-Intel Core i5-2500K
GPU-MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III OC 2GB
Mobo-Asrock P67 Extreme4 Gen3
PSU-Corsair TX 750 W
RAM-G.Skill Ripjaws X F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
HDD-Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ
DVD-Sony Optiarc AD-7260S Zwart
Case-Cooler Master Storm Enforcer
CPU Cooler-Scythe Mugen 3
Monitor-Liyama Prolite E2409HDS-1
Keyboard-Logitech Media Keyboard 600
Mouse-Cooler Master Storm Inferno
Speakers-Creative Inspire T3130
Mousepad-Steelseries QcK
Edited by Arthedes - 10/20/11 at 7:16am
post #2 of 11
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PSU -Corsair TX 750 W
650Watt would be more than enough for Xfire, unless you just want 750 for builds to come.
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Intel Core i7 5930K  EVGA x99 Micro EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX 16GB Corsair DDR4 Vengeance LPX Black PC4-21300 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
500GB Samsung 840 EVO H105 Win 10 ASUS ROG PG279 
KeyboardPowerCase
Ducky Shine 1 MX-Red Corsair AX 860i  Fractal Design Node 804 Black 
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Core i7 @ 2.6  GT650 16GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM 256GB SSD 
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Intel Core i7 5930K  EVGA x99 Micro EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX 16GB Corsair DDR4 Vengeance LPX Black PC4-21300 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
500GB Samsung 840 EVO H105 Win 10 ASUS ROG PG279 
KeyboardPowerCase
Ducky Shine 1 MX-Red Corsair AX 860i  Fractal Design Node 804 Black 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Core i7 @ 2.6  GT650 16GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM 256GB SSD 
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Mac OSX Lion Retina Display US layout 
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post #3 of 11
Looks good to me
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770K @4.4GHz Asus Maximus VI Formula GTX 780 Classified Hydro Copper @ 1404Mhz 16GB G. Skill Trident X 2400Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SanDisk Extreme 240GB Custom Loop Windows 7 Ultimate X-Star 2560x1440 120Hz 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Corsair AX860 Corsair 750D Logitech G400 
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Steelseries Fiio E10 + Beyerdynamic DT-990-Pro-25 
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i7 4770K @4.4GHz Asus Maximus VI Formula GTX 780 Classified Hydro Copper @ 1404Mhz 16GB G. Skill Trident X 2400Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SanDisk Extreme 240GB Custom Loop Windows 7 Ultimate X-Star 2560x1440 120Hz 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Corsair AX860 Corsair 750D Logitech G400 
Mouse PadAudio
Steelseries Fiio E10 + Beyerdynamic DT-990-Pro-25 
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post #4 of 11
Looks like a pretty solid build to me.

I just finished building the rig in my signature
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Core i5 2500K Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z XFX Radeon HD6990 + XFX Radeon HD6970 (Tri-Fire) 16GB G.SKILL RipJaws DDR3 1866MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB SSD + 4x Seagate 1TB Samsung SuperMulti Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Philips 23-inch 
PowerCase
Corsair AX1200 1200Watt CoolerMaster HAF 932 Advanced 
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Core i5 2500K Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z XFX Radeon HD6990 + XFX Radeon HD6970 (Tri-Fire) 16GB G.SKILL RipJaws DDR3 1866MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB SSD + 4x Seagate 1TB Samsung SuperMulti Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Philips 23-inch 
PowerCase
Corsair AX1200 1200Watt CoolerMaster HAF 932 Advanced 
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post #5 of 11
Would go with a HX650, modular as well.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 6500 @ stock MSI H110i Pro AC Asus GTX 1070 Gaming Strix OC 16Gb DDR4 Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
1Tb Hitachi 5400RPM 2.5" HDD Intel 540s 240Gb SSD Noctua L9i Windows 10 Home Premium 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
PX2370 Filco Ninja Brown Switches Silverstone 500W SFX-L Gold Silverstone RVZ02 (Non-Windowed) 
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i5 6500 @ stock MSI H110i Pro AC Asus GTX 1070 Gaming Strix OC 16Gb DDR4 Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
1Tb Hitachi 5400RPM 2.5" HDD Intel 540s 240Gb SSD Noctua L9i Windows 10 Home Premium 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
PX2370 Filco Ninja Brown Switches Silverstone 500W SFX-L Gold Silverstone RVZ02 (Non-Windowed) 
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Razer DeathAdder Chroma Bose Companion II 
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post #6 of 11
Sorry but I lol'd at your sig rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k @ 4.8ghz 1.410v ASRock P67 Extreme 4 Galaxy GeForce 660ti 3GB 8G G.Skill Sniper 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Corsair 120GB SSD Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ASUS VG248QE 144hz RR Corsair 750W 
CaseMouse
Antec 1200 Logitech G5 
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i5 2500k @ 4.8ghz 1.410v ASRock P67 Extreme 4 Galaxy GeForce 660ti 3GB 8G G.Skill Sniper 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Corsair 120GB SSD Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ASUS VG248QE 144hz RR Corsair 750W 
CaseMouse
Antec 1200 Logitech G5 
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post #7 of 11
Thread Starter 
the 650w is only 5-10 euros cheaper. meh
post #8 of 11
Thread Starter 
any other suggestions, regarding motherboard etc?
post #9 of 11
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i'm just curious, how long will i be able to play all the latest games at max
post #10 of 11
Thread Starter 
so i can go ahead?
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