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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148442

get this ssd instead

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835608018

get that for the CPU heatsink, best air heatsink, better than most of those cheap watercooling kits
Why that SSD? I've done a lot of research and the Intel SSDs have the least amount of problems, and I actually have one currently.
    
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post #12 of 131
Holy bleeping crap.

Everything looks pretty awesome. One thing you forgot to add though, is hard drives, unless you already have some. I would recommend some Samsung F3 1TB's. They're pretty cheap (I believe they go on sale for $50) and perform very well. I would also recommend you switch the 3x MSI GTX 580's for 3x EVGA GTX 580 DS's, like these http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...s%20Family&sw= . Everything else looks awesome though! Good luck!
    
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Where's the CPU Cooler ? Noctua D14!
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Holy bleeping crap.

Everything looks pretty awesome. One thing you forgot to add though, is hard drives, unless you already have some. I would recommend some Samsung F3 1TB's. They're pretty cheap (I believe they go on sale for $50) and perform very well. I would also recommend you switch the 3x MSI GTX 580's for 3x EVGA GTX 580 DS's, like these http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...s%20Family&sw= . Everything else looks awesome though! Good luck!
The cooler looks attractive and effective, however there is half the amount of VRAM in those than in the MSI's.
    
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post #15 of 131
hand me one of those batman ac codes, you won't need all three.

Be a sport.
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hand me one of those batman ac codes, you won't need all three.

Be a sport.
Give me one too XD.

Enormous system. I hope you are going to overclock that thing to bits.
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post #17 of 131
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hand me one of those batman ac codes, you won't need all three.

Be a sport.
This.

And since you said storage space isn't really and issue I'd definitely go with an SSD with no mechanical drives.

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2. Why not? I'm also not too familiar with mice on the market at the moment - I saw the Linus video on it and was very impressed.
Not that those are bad choices its just I figured this wasn't really a workstation that would be used all day everyday. I'd go with something cheaper and use that little extra that was saved on something like more and/or faster ram.
 
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post #18 of 131
I hope you're not serious, you're going to regret this. A lot.
If you have money to spend:

1. Use $1k for a computer
2. Set aside the $7k for something meaningful
post #19 of 131
Ill take one hehe.

But OT, That's a freaking amazing build and budget. If I could get that, I'd never complain again.
    
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post #20 of 131
based on my quick read through

1. Don't get the 2700k, it's no different from the 2600k. If you're playing with 3x580's you might need a 6-core CPU to avoid any bottlenecks.

2. Consider x2 6990's or 590's?

3. Maybe get a 2nd SSD for Raid 0?

Honestly it seems that too much of their budget is going into the display equipment and not the computer itself, it's like buying an amazing canvas with cheapish paints and brushes(i'm not an artist don't bash lol).
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