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post #11 of 29
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Microcenter is in paterson? your kiddin, no idea

A side from the powerupply here an dprices listed (it doesnt show the discounts from the Newegg page)

Everything else look good?

And like i said, this will be a machien that the End User does NOT want to replace for a long time.

This person is Not tech Savy, and probobly will only utilize 12% of what I have listed. Even as a gamer, this person is not at the level worthy of this hardware

but her wallet is worthy, and wants to pay me good money to build it and deliver it to NY =)
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If you are building that. You better get water cooling instead if that weak sauce cooler

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post #13 of 29
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If you are building that. You better get water cooling instead if that weak sauce cooler

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Look into the XSPC Rasa 750 RX240 Universal CPU Water Cooling Kit w/ RX240 Radiator and Free Kill Coil!
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post #14 of 29
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sorry guys

End User specifically does not want water cooling.

Im only going to overclock her to stability within stock voltage, no more than 4ghz

for this usage, not weaksauce cooler

Anyone have any information towards the SSD choice? Maybe better with 2 smaller ones in Raid 0?

Motherboard etc?
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post #15 of 29
CL7 1600MHz RAM will outperform CL9 2200MHz RAM. Also, do you think you can put the links in your original post? or a picture? are you using 2 x 3GB GTX 580s?
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post #16 of 29
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fo what?

First post has the Build List,

i just need people to look it over, and make sure that it is the most badass thing around without watercooling and uber clocks
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post #17 of 29
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fo what?

First post has the Build List,

i just need people to look it over, and make sure that it is the most badass thing around without watercooling and uber clocks
It has build list but no specifications, for example: RAM timings. And like i said previously, CL7 1600MHz ram will be faster than CL9 2200MHz ram.
Edited by Ironman517 - 10/24/11 at 11:29am
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newegg items only

For a gamer who has money to blow. wants best of best



Cart Item List:





Qty.

Product Description

Savings

Total Price



1 Noctua NH-U12P SE2 120mm SSO CPU Cooler - Retail
Item #:N82E16835608014
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy


$72.99



1 XIGMATEK HDC-D802 Aluminum Hard Drive Cooler for HDD Bay
Item #:N82E16835233080
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy


$14.99




2 EVGA GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) 03G-P3-1584-AR Video Card
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$1,179.98



2 NVIDIA Gift - BATMAN Arkham City Game Coupon
Item #:N82E16800999283
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$99.98



1 G.SKILL Ripjaws X + Fan Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2200 (PC3 17600) Desktop Memory
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$599.99



1 XIGMATEK HDC-D802 Aluminum Hard Drive Cooler for HDD Bay
Item #:N82E16835233080
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$14.99




1 Intel Core i7-2600K 3.4GHz LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor
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$314.99



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$199.99
$184.99



1 HITACHI Deskstar 7K1000.D 1TB 3.5" SATA 6.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #:N82E16822145533
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$69.99


1 Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 2.5" MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
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$405.99




1 ASUS P8Z68 DELUXE/GEN3 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
Item #:N82E16813131791
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$269.99



1 CORSAIR Professional Series Gold AX1200 (CMPSU-1200AX) 1200W Power Supply
Item #:N82E16817139014
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy


$299.99




Grand Total:

$3,353.90




I was not sure on the SSD or the Motherboard for this build,b ut that Asus looks pretty nice
Get this rig:
cpu- i5 2500k/i7 2600k
mobo- asus p8z68v pro/gigabyte z68xp ud4/asrock z68 extreme4 gen3
ram- 2x4gb corsair vengeance/gskill ripjawsX 1600mhz cl9 kit
gpu- 2x evga gtx580 superclocked/msi gtx580 lightning
psu- corsair ax1200
pc case- cm HAF-X
ssd- ocz vertex3 240gb
hdd- 1tb wd cavair black
cooler- corsair h80/thermalright silver arrow/noctura nh d14
optical drive- lg blu ray burner.
I highly recommend this build.
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post #19 of 29
You should do water cooling...j/k Have you considered things like cable extensions and sleeving? If you want top of the line stuff, custom sleeving is a must. Also consider carbon fiber. What about other parts like a blu ray burner, card reader, keyboard/mouse, speakers, external HDD's, triple monitors, etc? For me, triple large monitors and 16gb is also a must for editing...depending on what kind of editing you're talking about. If cost really isn't an issue, I would get at least a 1tb of ssd's just for storage. Again this is OC, so if there's no ceiling on cost and high end is really the goal, we'd better be talking 5 figures
Edited by DrC - 10/24/11 at 11:41am
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Her?? She can afford all that? Cuz I need a sugarmamma...

That RAM is ridiculous... You don't need more than like $75 of RAM. I'd use that money to get more HDD space. A TB isn't anything anymore. And run them in RAID0/1, whichever duplicates the data (I haven't done it). SSD seems overpriced too...


AS FOR THE PSU. Get the new Seasonic Platinum 1000w.


Even with an insane budget, it doesn't make sense to blow money for absolutely no reason. This is coming from an Apple user!!
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