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project killdozer( bulldozer build)

post #1 of 16
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my main objective with this project is to keep adding up to it over a period of 2 years


planned upgrades includes:


- custom waterloop(approx 2 months from today)
- cable sleeving(later down the road)
- upgrade to 7950 xfire down the road
- 8 port hardware raid card
- 4 more 2TB hdd's
- water chiller(allready have the air con unit sitting around)
- and do some aesthetic mods to the case for appealing reasons



so for now here are the specs of my rig


motherboard: asus crosshair V formula(still in a ups truck)
cpu: amd fx 8120
psu: ENERMAX MAXREVO 1350W psu
gpu's: 2x msi HD6870 Twin Frozr II
case: SILVERSTONE RAVEN RV02B-EW Matte black
memory: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB
hdd: 2 SAMSUNG F4 2TB boot drive + 4 WD 2TB storage drive
monitor: Asus VH236H @ 1920 x 1080

additional cooling: 4 Delta AFB1212GHE-CF00 120mm 240cfm


pics for now .. and ill update once i receive the motherboard with unpacking pics

to please the pic junkies around ocn




My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 8120 Asus crosshair V formula 2 msi HD6870 Twin Frozr II CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 SAMSUNG F4 2TB boot + 4 WD 2TB storage Lite On blu ray player win 7 sp1 oem Asus VH236H @ 1920 x 1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
logitech Media Elite Keyboard ENERMAX MAXREVO 1350W psu SILVERSTONE RAVEN RV02B-EW Matte black logitech OEM 
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FX 8120 Asus crosshair V formula 2 msi HD6870 Twin Frozr II CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 SAMSUNG F4 2TB boot + 4 WD 2TB storage Lite On blu ray player win 7 sp1 oem Asus VH236H @ 1920 x 1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
logitech Media Elite Keyboard ENERMAX MAXREVO 1350W psu SILVERSTONE RAVEN RV02B-EW Matte black logitech OEM 
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post #2 of 16
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2nd batch of pics before the unboxing frenzy starts this week



My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 8120 Asus crosshair V formula 2 msi HD6870 Twin Frozr II CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 SAMSUNG F4 2TB boot + 4 WD 2TB storage Lite On blu ray player win 7 sp1 oem Asus VH236H @ 1920 x 1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
logitech Media Elite Keyboard ENERMAX MAXREVO 1350W psu SILVERSTONE RAVEN RV02B-EW Matte black logitech OEM 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 8120 Asus crosshair V formula 2 msi HD6870 Twin Frozr II CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 SAMSUNG F4 2TB boot + 4 WD 2TB storage Lite On blu ray player win 7 sp1 oem Asus VH236H @ 1920 x 1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
logitech Media Elite Keyboard ENERMAX MAXREVO 1350W psu SILVERSTONE RAVEN RV02B-EW Matte black logitech OEM 
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post #3 of 16
if i may ask, how much did all the parts run you fr0sty?
been looking at a build myself.
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R7 1800x ASUS Prime 370 Pro RX 480 Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung 850 Pro  None Windows 10 Pro HP w19e: 1440x900 | Sony KDL40S-5100 1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
CMStorm Quick Fire. CM 1050w  Cooler Master Cosmos II Roccat Kone XTD (Optical) 
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R7 1800x ASUS Prime 370 Pro RX 480 Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung 850 Pro  None Windows 10 Pro HP w19e: 1440x900 | Sony KDL40S-5100 1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
CMStorm Quick Fire. CM 1050w  Cooler Master Cosmos II Roccat Kone XTD (Optical) 
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post #4 of 16
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if i may ask, how much did all the parts run you fr0sty?
been looking at a build myself.
2700 and that included a 200$ camera and shipping

and like i said in the OP i have plans on updating it once amd releases the 7950 or 7970's

and add an h20 loop ...
My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 8120 Asus crosshair V formula 2 msi HD6870 Twin Frozr II CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 SAMSUNG F4 2TB boot + 4 WD 2TB storage Lite On blu ray player win 7 sp1 oem Asus VH236H @ 1920 x 1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
logitech Media Elite Keyboard ENERMAX MAXREVO 1350W psu SILVERSTONE RAVEN RV02B-EW Matte black logitech OEM 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 8120 Asus crosshair V formula 2 msi HD6870 Twin Frozr II CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 SAMSUNG F4 2TB boot + 4 WD 2TB storage Lite On blu ray player win 7 sp1 oem Asus VH236H @ 1920 x 1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
logitech Media Elite Keyboard ENERMAX MAXREVO 1350W psu SILVERSTONE RAVEN RV02B-EW Matte black logitech OEM 
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post #5 of 16
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if i may ask, how much did all the parts run you fr0sty?
been looking at a build myself.
Those parts listed have to be at least $1900 i would say before rebates, tax and shipping
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AMD phenom II x4 965 Gigabyte 970A-D3 ( im gonna add my own heatsinks) Powercolor HD 6870 4GB- 1600mhz G.Skill 
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1tb Seagate Barracuda windows 7 64 bit Storm scout 
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AMD phenom II x4 965 Gigabyte 970A-D3 ( im gonna add my own heatsinks) Powercolor HD 6870 4GB- 1600mhz G.Skill 
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post #6 of 16
Wait till you recieve all the parts, then wait till the wife is out for the day before you start the unboxing. Some things a man has to do in private!

Good luck with the build mate, looking forward to the updates.
Krähe
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k X99 Deluxe GTX 970 Kingston Pred 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung 850 Custom loop Win 7 Ultimate 64 Evga G2 850w 
Case
Phanteks Enthoo 
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5820k X99 Deluxe GTX 970 Kingston Pred 
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Samsung 850 Custom loop Win 7 Ultimate 64 Evga G2 850w 
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Phanteks Enthoo 
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post #7 of 16
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Originally Posted by Krähe View Post
Wait till you recieve all the parts, then wait till the wife is out for the day before you start the unboxing. Some things a man has to do in private!

Good luck with the build mate, looking forward to the updates.
Unless the wife has real skinny fingers and likes to build as the hubby does.

ME

I want my bulldozer!!
Arrowslinger
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Gigabyte 5870 HD Kingston HyperX 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Caviar Blue LG UH12LS28 Super Multi Blue Corsair Hydro Series H60 High Performance Liqui... Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit Edition) 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG Flatron W2600H 26" LCD Razer Lycosa Raidmax RX-1000AE 80 Plus Gold Zalman Z9 Plus  
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Razer Lachesis Realtek Onboard 
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i5 2500k Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Gigabyte 5870 HD Kingston HyperX 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Caviar Blue LG UH12LS28 Super Multi Blue Corsair Hydro Series H60 High Performance Liqui... Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit Edition) 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG Flatron W2600H 26" LCD Razer Lycosa Raidmax RX-1000AE 80 Plus Gold Zalman Z9 Plus  
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post #8 of 16
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Originally Posted by Fr0sty View Post
2700 and that included a 200$ camera and shipping

and like i said in the OP i have plans on updating it once amd releases the 7950 or 7970's

and add an h20 loop ...
I wish i had 2700, anyways.. looks like a solid build to me.
Main Rig
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R7 1800x ASUS Prime 370 Pro RX 480 Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung 850 Pro  None Windows 10 Pro HP w19e: 1440x900 | Sony KDL40S-5100 1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
CMStorm Quick Fire. CM 1050w  Cooler Master Cosmos II Roccat Kone XTD (Optical) 
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R7 1800x ASUS Prime 370 Pro RX 480 Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung 850 Pro  None Windows 10 Pro HP w19e: 1440x900 | Sony KDL40S-5100 1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
CMStorm Quick Fire. CM 1050w  Cooler Master Cosmos II Roccat Kone XTD (Optical) 
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post #9 of 16
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I wish i had 2700, anyways.. looks like a solid build to me.
Well computer hardware depreciates exponentially very fast so what may have cost 2700 will end up costing over 75% less over a longer-range period. In addition take into consideration the refresh cycle of the industry operating on a 3-6 month basis generally.
post #10 of 16
It's a nice build and all. Personally though, with that big of a budget, I would have went with a 2600K set up or a 2500K if your gaming. Also, why such a huge power supply? Quite overkill in my opinion.
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AMD Phenom II X4 965 BE C3 3.8 GHz 1.4v Gigabyte MA790XT-UD4P Sapphire HD 5770 Vapor-X Overclock Edition 8 GB DDR3 1600 CL9 Kingston HyperX Genesis 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
4 GB DDR3 1600 CL9 G Skill Ripjaws 64 GB Crucial M4 2TB Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
LG Lightscribe DVD burner Corsair H60 Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit Service Pack 1 Samsung SyncMaster 2494HM (1920x1080) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Corsair TX750W CoolerMaster HAF 932 AMD Edition CM Storm Spawn 
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Steelseries QcK Heavy Asus Xonar DG 
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AMD Phenom II X4 965 BE C3 3.8 GHz 1.4v Gigabyte MA790XT-UD4P Sapphire HD 5770 Vapor-X Overclock Edition 8 GB DDR3 1600 CL9 Kingston HyperX Genesis 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
4 GB DDR3 1600 CL9 G Skill Ripjaws 64 GB Crucial M4 2TB Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
LG Lightscribe DVD burner Corsair H60 Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit Service Pack 1 Samsung SyncMaster 2494HM (1920x1080) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Corsair TX750W CoolerMaster HAF 932 AMD Edition CM Storm Spawn 
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Steelseries QcK Heavy Asus Xonar DG 
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