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I have heard bad things about Polk Subs from users on the forum. alot of people recommend Dayton and BIC subs, so look further. whats all the 3D junk for?
Polk subs are decent for the price. Dayton and BIC subs don't hold a candle to SVS audio. The PB13 ultra is probably the best there is. Either it, JL Fathoms or a Mark Seaton sub.

Again though anything from SVS audio would be great, and really hard to beat. Even there bottom line of subs are amazing.
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I'm not sure what the demographics of the end-user are supposed to be but some of this stuff aesthetically is just plain gaudy. The HAF-X, RAT 7 mouse, and whatever that keyboard is are just WAY over the top and very cheesy.

Do you plan on doing any case presentation at all? Sleeved cables, lighting etc? Or just throw it all in a HAF-X.

What happened to the understated and professional look. Why not try something along these lines.

Modded TJ07 ( don't mind the water cooling )


Backlit REAL mech keyboard


Razer Naga ( or similar )


All that stuff you has looks like it's "XTREME SUPER AWESOME ARMORED CASE AND CYBORG MOUSE AND HAZARD ZONE KEYBOARD" - but just personal preference.

Also, might just want to get 16GB of RAM and get the M70s instead of the M60s for the speakers and get a 1500w PSU.
Edited by Evtron - 10/30/11 at 1:38pm
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hmmmmm I forgot when the new sandy based 6 core cpu's come out but if this build isn't needed ASAP why not wait for these to come out? I am also presuming the program this is going to be used for can utalise over 8 threads.
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Most of the money is going into the speakers and projector. So you're actually looking at about a 5.5k box people. Still ridiculous, but oh well.

That being said, a Crucial M4 128gb SSD is almost as good as that Intel, you would be better served by going for a cheaper motherboard because that motherboard isn't going to offer 16x/16x/16x performance anyways and it would basically take your 3rd GPUs scalling down by 20+%.

I would consider going single GPU if your client doesn't want to deal with issues. SLI, CFX and dual-GPU cards all have issues in certain circumstances and are often a "tweak settings and change drivers until it works" kind of setup, not a "plug it in and lets go".
I would be able to teamview into the box at my discretion - I'm talking physical issues. Can you recommend a motherboard that will give me 16/16/16 with the extra 2 PCIE slots, so I can put in 1 sound card on the last slot with 1 slot of breathing room.
    
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post #45 of 131
Get a razer naga epic. And get a Filco/Deck/Ducky keyboard.

Get a bigger SSD too.
A lot of your current build looks good, don't really need to get a H100, just use the Noctua. they're about the same.
Edited by FyreBurn - 10/30/11 at 1:42pm
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couple of comments on internal hardware (idk about the sound and displays so i wont comment on that)... switch your mobo to z68 FTW (mutch better GPU performance then big bang and is great to work with... also has extra slot for sound card), get 4x crusial M4s in RAID 10 (crazy performance and extremely safe), get 5x gentyle typhoon AP-15s (4x for h100 and 1x for the GPU duct), get faster RAM (i love this kit http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231473), and i would change the PSU to the 1k watt seasonic because u have the budget and you shouldn't be pulling 1k watts from the wall... other then that it looks great

however, i have a warning... there will be a build log or people will get mad
Edited by eskamobob1 - 10/30/11 at 1:43pm
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post #47 of 131
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Evtron-
I chose the HAF X for it's airflow. Personally, I hate the look, but the features are great.
I feel the TJ07 isn't really a good option, as I won't be able to do any modding.

I'm still looking at sleeving and such.
    
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post #48 of 131
If you want a 8,000 build, wait for SB-E. Then get like a 3930k or sumthin, or one of those dual socket consumer motherboards.
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Did you read the reviews on that projector? It seems iffy to me. A good projector can easily make a 150 inch picture. I wouldn't skimp on the projector of such an expensive build. You gotta get 1080p resolution. 720p is so 2001.
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I would be able to teamview into the box at my discretion - I'm talking physical issues. Can you recommend a motherboard that will give me 16/16/16 with the extra 2 PCIE slots, so I can put in 1 sound card on the last slot with 1 slot of breathing room.
Disregard what I said, NF200+P67 enables 3-way at 8x/8x/16x http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...re,2910-5.html so that mobo will actually be one of the best choices.

If you can teamview it, then that's fine, you'll be able to deal with driver issues from your end.
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